Recording of ‘Flourishing during Job Searches’, a virtual workshop for graduate students and postdocs
Wednesday, April 28th, 3:30-5:00 PM – Dr. Simula, is a professional development specialist at Georgia Tech and a board-certified career and professional coach. An experienced professional developer and higher ed administrator, Brandy’s work focuses on helping Ph.D.s and Ph.D.s-to-be develop the skills, resources, and connections they need to flourish personally and professionally.
In this interactive, reflective workshop, you’ll develop your own individual strategies for thriving during job searches, including for traditional faculty positions as well as diverse careers in and beyond the academy. The workshop addresses how to develop and hold effective boundaries around intellectual and emotional job search labor, strategic management of the job search process, and how to balance a job search with research and teaching, personal and family commitments, and self-care. You’ll leave the workshop with a personalized plan for combatting job search-related stress and uncertainty, a diagram of your job search support network, and strategies for navigating the job market during a global health pandemic and the resulting economic downturn.
Workshop Powerpoint Presentation
Transcript of Event
Workshop Exercise Packet
InterSECT Job Simulations Thi Nguyen, PhD has created innovative resources to help life scientists succeed in their careers. Her expertise on scientific careers comes from working with employers and consultants in the Bay Area, Boston, and now St. Louis. She practices equitable and inclusive learning principles. She has held positions as associate dean for a graduate school, program director at a career center, visiting scientist with an academic research group, freelance grant evaluator, primary investigator of foundation grants, SBIR ghost writer, postdoc, and education consultant. Thi has a PhD in Neuroscience from UT Southwestern Medical Center.
- Recording of the event
- Here’s an article about how researchers are using InterSECT Job Sims- https://www.sciencemag.org/careers/2018/10/virtual-reality-careers-new-online-resource-helps-scientists-explore-job-options
- Here’s a video on Creative Living with Elizabeth Gilbert – https://youtu.be/05ne93IzPt0
- Some words of encouragement for grad students who are starting out: There’s no wrong next step for you. Your next role will open doors and connections. Make the best out of it. You are a whole, complex human being. There are parts of you that need to speak and sing at different times in your life. Allow that. Let that be. It’s part of your journey. –to hear more about Thi’s perspective on changing careers.
Salary Negotiation with Tammie Spaulding November 20, 2020
Abstracting skills from your academic CV to a non-academic career focused resume with Andrew Stokesbury, Oct 30, 2020 Magnolia Innovation – Career Advice
Salary Negotiation – Arjona 307, 3/10/2020, 10-11 (Anne Krook) Start video at 4:40 mins in – Salary Negotiation Recording
Transition out of Academia into the Private Sector – Arjona 307, 11/12/2019, 10-11:30 am (Andrew Stokesbury, Magnolia Innovation)
Talk Shop ‘Abstracting your Skills’ Bousfield A106 – 10/14/2019 (Anne Krook) — Anne Krook, presented a 45 minute webex at Talk Shop 10/14/2019 on ‘Abstracting your Skills’ for Job Searching Outside of the Academy-click here for the recording. Slides follow;
‘Job Searching Outside of the Academy‘ Konover Auditorium – 9/27/2019 (Anne Krook)
Science of Learning & Art of Communication (SLAC), sponsored the event, Job Searching Outside of the Academy, in collaboration with the UConn Center for Career Development, the UConn Health Center, and the UConn Graduate School that took place on Friday 9/27/19.Anne Krook shared how to conduct a job search outside of the academy with the graduate students and postdocs at UConn Storrs Konover Auditorium and with a classroom at UCHC via a two way live stream. – this is a must see for any graduate student considering conducting a job search outside of academia.
If you were unable to attend, click Career Workshop Recording to view and click here to view the slides, templates and resume related to the workshop.