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Quick Bytes: Skills for Mentoring in Research—Don't Be a Tormentor!

Are you taking on a mentoring role in your research group? Have you been asked to work with undergrads or junior grad students? This interactive workshop will give you practical skills and tools to prepare for a happy and productive mentoring relationship. Come ready to learn about yourself and how you can become an inspiring and effective research mentor – not a tormentor!

Helen Doyle, PhD, associate vice provost for graduate education, Office of the Vice Provost for Graduate Education

Academic Chats: Hitting the Ground Running as a New Professor

What steps can you take with your current advisor to indentify areas of independent research for you after you leave Stanford? Learn what to do and not to do in your first years as a professor, as well as other tips to start your academic career off on the right foot.

Guests Speakers:

  • Anna Schultz, Professor, Music
  • Judith Prochaska, Professor, School of Medicine

About Academic Chats

Wondering if a faculty career might be in your future?

Academic Chats: Keys to Finding the Right Postdoc

What steps can you take with your current PhD advisor to identify possible postdoc positions? What is your back-up plan if you don't get one of your top choices? Come learn valuable tips and survival strategies for selecting the best postdoc position for you.  

Guests Speakers:

  • Rob Dunbar, professor, Earth Systems Sciences
  • Fritz Prinz, professor, Mechanical Engineering

About Academic Chats

Wondering if a faculty career might be in your future?

Teaching & Tutoring Opportunities Information Session for Undergrad and Graduate Students

Are you an undergraduate or graduate student looking for an opportunity to teach your own class, tutor someone in your favorite subject, or mentor local youth? At this information session, you’ll hear from representatives from various campus programs who will talk about the teaching opportunities available through their programs, advise you on the application process and upcoming deadlines, and answer questions. There will be an opportunity to talk informally with representatives during the second half of the session. Come meet representatives from the following programs.

Academic Chats: The Role of the Department Chair - What New Faculty Need to Know

Starting a new faculty position and unsure about the role the department chair plays in your discipline? How does it vary by type of academic insititution? Come learn vaulable tips on preparing yourself for effective interactions with your future department chair. 

Guests Speakers:

  • Lynn Hildemann, professor and department chair, Civil and Environmental Engineering
  • Ian Gotlib, professor and department chair, Psychology

About Academic Chats

Wondering if a faculty career might be in your future?

WISE Inspirations Network at Stanford (WINS) Speaker Series: Lydia Villa-Komaroff

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.

WISE Inspirations Network at Stanford (WINS) Speaker Series: Maria Klawe

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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