Entering the Job Market: Tips for the Graduating Doctoral Student

South Bay Room

Tuesday July 10, 2012

3:30-5:00 PM

Led by Michelle Caswell and Kimberly Anderson.

This workshop will help graduating doctoral students prepare for the faculty job search process. In the first part of this session, Kim Anderson and Michelle Caswell will answer questions and share practical tips for navigating the academic market, including:

  • Making your application standout
  • Answering difficult interview questions
  • Giving a successful job talk
  • Dealing gracefully with competition
  • Determining if a position is the right fit
  • Negotiating your best offer

In the second half of this workshop, graduating students will be asked to participate in mock interviews that simulate some of the challenging and humorous experiences of the search process.

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