career development

  • Career Exploration| Networking with a Twist

    Thu, Sep 20, 2018, 5:30 pm to 8:00 pm

    UNDERCOVER BOSSES GRADUATE STUDENT AND POSTDOC NETWORKING EVENT

    Open to all grad students and postdocs in all disciplines

    REGISTER HERE: https://princeton.joinhandshake.com/events/197970

     

    Meet employers for casual career conversations to improve your networking skills and get the inside scoop on jobs that would be a good match for you. This twist on recruiting events is more like a reception-it's nothing like the crowded booths you'd see at career fairs.

  • Academic Job Search Kick-start Workshop (Natural Sciences and Engineering)

    Tue, Aug 28, 2018, 9:00 am to 4:00 pm

    Are you going on the academic job market this fall? Join us for a day long workshop on the essentials: CVs, cover letters, teaching philosophy statements, diversity statement, interviewing strategies and hear from a panel of faculty about navigating the academic job market. Space is limited. Sponsored by the Graduate School, the Postdoc Council (PDC) and The Office of Career Services.

  • Academic Job Search Kick-start Workshop (Humanities and Social Sciences)

    Mon, Aug 27, 2018, 9:00 am to 4:00 pm

    Are you going on the academic job market this fall? Join us for a day long workshop on the essentials: CVs, cover letters, teaching philosophy statements, diversity statement, interviewing strategies and hear from a panel of faculty about navigating the academic job market. Space is limited. Sponsored by the Graduate School, the Postdoc Council (PDC) and The Office of Career Services.

  • First PDC Career Workshop for Postdocs

    Sat, May 5, 2018, 9:30 am to 4:30 pm

    As you embark on the next phase of your career, it’s important to think through what the best options are for you.  This workshop will provide you with important tools to understand options, define your unique strengths, and communicate to key job prospects in a way that differentiates you from others.

    When you leave the workshop you will know how to:
    ·       network effectively to secure leads
    ·       project yourself with confidence, and
    ·       market your unique profile to distinguish yourself from others 


  • Pitching Your Project: A Two-Part Workshop on Effective Proposals

    Repeats every week until Fri Mar 09 2018.
    Fri, Mar 2, 2018, 10:00 am to 12:00 pm

    Even experienced researches find funding proposals difficult to write. One challenge is that proposals present a Catch-22: Although reviewing proposals is the best way to learn to write them, only researchers who have successfully written them are invited to serve on review committees. In this workshop, we’ll circumvent the paradox by using readers’ expectations of language, science, and argument to analyze the elements of effective proposals. How do proposals compare to other scientific documents? How do the various parts fit together?

  • Job Application Clinic with Princeton Writes

    Repeats every day until Tue Feb 06 2018. Also includes Wed Feb 07 2018, Tue Feb 13 2018.
    Mon, Feb 5, 2018 (All day)

    Get a job! It’s time to work on your job and fellowship applications, but where do you begin? Who can help? We can! 

    In partnership with the Postdoctoral Council, Princeton Writes will offer a “Job Application Clinic.” Schedule a thirty-minute appointment to review your CV, Cover Letter, or teaching statement before you send it out into the world. Receive personal feedback and guidance in starting your first draft or polishing your documents just before you hit send.

  • Princeton Research Day

    Repeats every month on the 10 of May 2 times.
    Fri, Feb 16, 2018 (All day)
    We invite you to apply to Princeton Research Day, to be held May 10, 2018. PRD showcases independent research from across the university and gives presenters valuable experience communicating their ideas to an excited audience of students, faculty, staff, and the community at large.
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