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Solo Success: How to Thrive in the Academy When You’re the Only ______ in Your Department

The Solo Success Workshop is specifically designed to address the unique concerns of underrepresented graduate students and postdoctoral scholars entering academia.
 
Facilitated by Dr. Anthony Ocampo, graduate students and postdoctoral scholars will learn about common topics described by underrepresented faculty:
• Feeling overwhelmed by service requests related to diversity
• Pressure to serve as role models, advisors and mentors to all _______ students

Academic Chats: Developing Persuasive Arguments for the Resources You Need as a New Faculty Member

How do you identify the research resources you will need if you are still uncertain about your specific research agenda? How do you distinguish between must-have items and items you could live without? Learn how to get what you need once you have a job offer without creating tension. 

Guests Speakers:

  • Bruce A. Wooley, professor, Electrical Engineering
  • Scott Dixon, assistant professor, Biology

About Academic Chats

Wondering if a faculty career might be in your future?

Academic Chats: Academic Job Interview (From Telephone, To Video, To In Person - The Crucial Do's and Don'ts)

What can you do now as a graduate student to implement some aspects of your interview strategy? What difficulties do you see? Come discuss important tips to help get you ready for your academic job interview!

Guests Speakers:

  • Tadashi "Tad" Fukami, associate professor, Biology
  • Patricia Burchat, professor, Physics

About Academic Chats

Wondering if a faculty career might be in your future?

Academic Chats: Your Academic Career Preparation Strategy - The Three Stage Approach

What can you do now as a graduate student to implement some aspects of a preparation strategy? What difficulties do you see? Join the discussion of strategies for acheiving your career goals. 

Guests Speaker(s):

  • Stephanie K. Eberle, assistant dean, School of Medicine Career Center

About Academic Chats

Wondering if a faculty career might be in your future?

WISE Inspirations Network at Stanford (WINS) Speaker Series: Dr. Jo Handelsman

The WISE Inspirations Network at Stanford (WINS) aims to create an engaged Stanford network linking women graduate students, postdoctoral scholars, faculty, and alumnae in STEM fields, and their allies and advocates, through regular meetings and communications. WINS seeks to provide all with opportunities to learn from a diverse array of stand-out women in science and engineering about the realities of their lives and work, successes and lessons learned, and to connect individuals with a network of potential mentors, protégés, and other colleagues.

(All students) Student-Alumni Mentoring Dessert Soiree

Need a chocolate fix? Close out the year with a dessert celebration of student-alumni mentoring! Join students and local alumni mentors to celebrate your mentoring network and the connections you've made this year. Even if you don't have a mentor yet, you'll have a chance to talk with alumni eager to help and support you so come ready to make new connections! If you do have a mentor, make sure to invite them.

WISE Inspirations Network at Stanford (WINS) Speaker Series: Dawn J. Wright

The WISE Inspirations Network at Stanford (WINS) aims to create an engaged Stanford network linking women graduate students, postdoctoral scholars, faculty, and alumnae in STEM fields, and their allies and advocates, through regular meetings and communications. WINS seeks to provide all with opportunities to learn from a diverse array of stand-out women in science and engineering about the realities of their lives and work, successes and lessons learned, and to connect individuals with a network of potential mentors, protégés, and other colleagues.

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