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Navigating Career Uncertainty (PhDs & Postdocs)

Wednesday, February 7, 2018 -
3:00pm to 4:30pm
BEAM, Stanford Career Education Second Floor Conference Room - BEAM, Stanford Career Education BEAM, Stanford Career Education Stanford University, 563 Salvatierra Walk, Stanford, CA 94305

Many PhD students and postdocs wonder about their next steps. Should I complete my PhD? Should I pursue academic, industry or government related positions? What are my options that would be best suited for me? This 5 session seminar class -- Wednesdays from 3-4:30 -- is designed to help you gain a better sense about your future plans. The dates are 2/7, 2/14, 2/21, 2/28, and 3/7. There will be a number of assessments to help you understand ofwhat's important to you, and activities to help gain insight into the world of work. By the end of the seminar you will have a clearer sense of what next steps you should take as you continue your journey as a growing professional. • There is an survey that you must respond to as part of the application process that you must fill out. Deadline for applications is 2/5. Students will be notified if they are accepted by the shortly thereafter. • Attendance is mandatory as each week builds upon the other and group feedback is essential. If you are accepted into the program, you acknowledge that you will arrive on time and fully attend each session associated with the event/program. If you do not, you will be charged $50 to your Stanford University Bill. • For more information, contact Lance Choy,

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