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October 2020

NIH- Industry Careers Overview & Job Packages

October 26 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
GoToWebinar

Speaker(s): Brad Fackler, OITE Industry Advisor This event is recommended for: Graduate Students; Postdocs/Fellows. Please note this will be online. A key difference between industry and academia is that in industry you are expected to produce something of value to your company and the shareholders – this is the business side of science.  A PhD scientist can assume numerous roles in an industry setting including technology management, business development, project management, marketing, technical sales, regulatory affairs, quality control, quality assurance, technical support,…

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Interviewing 101: The Lingo, The Process and The Options

October 28 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
Zoom
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Join us to explore the fundamentals of interviewing in industry (government, NGO, think tanks, for profits.) This workshop will present an overview of interviews, types of interviews you may encounter and advice on how to articulate your research and PhD work into professional experience. To Register A zoom link will be sent to all registrants the day before the event. For more events promoted by Careers Beyond Academia, please visit our website. Accessibility Requests We strive to make our events accessible…

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Slide Design and Graphics

October 29 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Zoom
Jason Guss presenting his three-minute thesis

Join us to focus on the important role that well-designed slides and graphics play in effective job talks, teaching and conference presentations. We’ll demonstrate good ones as well as pitfalls to avoid.  Pre-register here.

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November 2020

Get the Most out of Careers Beyond Academia

November 2 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
Zoom NY United States
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If you are interested in exploring your options and want to meet colleagues who are considering careers outside of a traditional tenure-track role, sign up for a small group session on November 2 @ 12:30 pm, November 19 @ 10 am, December 2 @ 11 am or December 9 @ 12 pm ET. Doctoral students and postdocs from all disciplines are welcome! Bring your questions, share your career aspirations and trepidations, receive guidance on how to get started on your career…

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NIH- Industry Jobs Advice Q&A Session

November 2 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
GoToWebinar

Speaker(s): Lori Conlan, PhD, Director, Office of Postdoctoral Services, Brad Fackler, OITE Industry Advisor This event is recommended for: Postbacs; Graduate Students; Postdocs/Fellows; NIH Staff Scientist/Staff Clinician. During these virtual Q&A sessions the career counseling team will answer questions about industry careers This is not a workshop, but a chance for you to drop-in and get your questions answered. Show up at the beginning of the session, submit your questions via the chat function, and we will take questions in order of…

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Post-Election: A Check-In

November 4 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Zoom

The design of this session is to create a peaceful and safe space for our graduate and professional student and postdoc community to come together and engage about the impact the US Election is having on us as an individual and in our community.  With the magnitude of uncertainty right now, we are using this as an opportunity to check-in and support mental health and well-being.  Our goals are to normalize the range of response to the event, understand the…

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Post-Election: A Check-In

November 5 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Zoom

The design of this session is to create a peaceful and safe space for our graduate and professional student and postdoc community to come together and engage about the impact the US Election is having on us as an individual and in our community.  With the magnitude of uncertainty right now, we are using this as an opportunity to check-in and support mental health and well-being.  Our goals are to normalize the range of response to the event, understand the…

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How to Approach Professionals in Industry

November 5 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Zoom
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Networking starts with simple connections. Who do you know in industry – not the hiring manager but a former classmate or Cornell alum. This workshop will explore how you can find professional allies, steps to ask for a conversation and tips to utilize connections. To Register A zoom link will be sent to all registrants the day before the event. For more events promoted by Careers Beyond Academia, please visit our website. Accessibility Requests We strive to make our events accessible…

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Overcoming Stage Fright and Improving Your Presence

November 12 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Zoom
Jason Guss presenting his three-minute thesis

Who doesn’t get at least a little nervous when preparing and presenting for audiences of any size when the stakes are high? (No one!) Thinking about a class presentation? A job interview? A presentation at a colloquium or conference? Join us to learn ways to manage nervousness and anxiety about presenting and to develop and demonstrate confidence with your audience.  Pre-register here.

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Transferrable Skills – How to Communicate Your Job Ready Skills to Industry

November 17 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Zoom

The workshop will identify the skills that hiring managers are seeking and work with YOU to identify the skills you already possess. The workshop will explore ways to effectively communicate skills and training to industry (non-profits, business, government, think tanks and more!) This workshop will teach you how to recognize the difference between technical skills, interpersonal skills and subject matter expertise.  To Register A zoom link will be sent after registration.  For more events promoted by Careers Beyond Academia, please…

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