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Leveraging LinkedIn to Grow Your Network (PhDs & Postdocs)

We'll share strategies to get the most out of LinkedIn by building a dynamic profile and utilizing unique LinkedIn features to find connections. During this session, learn how to: - Ensure that your profile shows up in the search results - Leverage LinkedIn to research career paths - Identify organizations where you have inside connections Bring your laptop! A light lunch will be served.

You can register on Handshake.

Resume Lab (PhDs & Postdocs in STEM)

This non-academic Resume lab is an interactive meetup for PhD students and postdocs in the STEM fields. It aims to provide you with the opportunity to get feedback on your resume from peers under the guidance of a career coach. The session will begin with some general tips and guidelines about resume, and a large group feedback session on a resume to role model what will be expected in small groups. Once in small groups each person will receive about 10-15 minutes of feedback from 2-3 other peers. A career coach will be available for questions.

(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.

10th Annual Stanford Africa Business Forum - Shifting Tides: Diversifying Economies & Achieving Quality Growth

We are pleased to announce that registration is now open for the 10th annual Africa Business Forum at Stanford! This promises to be the largest Africa Business Forum hosted at Stanford and we hope to see many of you there. We expect high demand, so please register as soon as possible to ensure you get a ticket. If you register before April 24th, you'll be able to take advantage of Early Bird discounted prices. For more information on the conference and to keep updated with the speaker list as they get confirmed, please visit our website.

Faculty Life and Hiring: CSU-East Bay & Public Comprehensive Universities (PhDs & Postdocs)

Considering a faculty career? Wondering what it's like to be a faculty member at a teaching-focused university? Want tips on how to be a successful applicant? What skills do you need to focus on now? This session is for you if you are considering a faculty career and are interested in exploring life beyond research-focused universities. There are many teaching-focused comprehensive regional universities that serve the students of their state. During this information session you will meet faculty members from California State University - East Bay (CSUEB).

Let's Have an Awesome Time Doing Science

Let's Have an Awesome Time Doing Science:Discussions On Getting the Most Out of a Challenging Career

This symposium brings high-profile, thoughtful researchers to speak to students and postdocs on subjects that aren't addressed often enough but are crucial to our development and well-being as scientists. Each speaker (list follows) will highlight one or more of the themes below as a starting point to describing a set of philosophies and approaches to science. This concept has been adapted from a similar event at UC Berkeley's campus.

Speaker Information

Faculty Life and Hiring: Liberal Arts and Private Four-Year Teaching Colleges (PhDs & Postdocs)

Considering a faculty career? Wondering what it's like to be a faculty member at a liberal arts college, or similar private college focusing primarily on undergraduate students? Want tips on how to be a successful applicant? What skills do you need to focus on now? This session is for you if you are considering a faculty career and are interested in exploring life beyond research-focused universities. There are many liberal arts and small teaching-focused colleges whose emphasis is on bachelor's degree students.

(H&S Undergrads and Masters) LinkedIn Lab

Bring your laptop and create or update your LinkedIn profile in one hour. We'll share strategies to get the most out of LinkedIn by building a dynamic profile and utilizing unique LinkedIn features to find connections. We’ll break out into small groups depending on your experience level with LinkedIn to make sure you get the specific guidance you need, whether you are just getting started or already have your profile built and are seeking next steps. Note: this lab is for sophomores, juniors, seniors and master's students who are declared in the School of Humanities & Sciences.

SAEN Networking Evening: Engage, Unwind, Connect

An informal networking evening for students and professionals interested in Africa.

The Stanford Africa Entrepreneurship Network (SAEN) invites you to our first Networking Evening, taking place on Thursday, April 6th, 2017 at the Bechtel International Center from 6:30 - 9pm. We aim to strengthen our African communities through interaction between our students and professionals in the Bay Area. The evening will be filled with great conversations, captivating cultures and delicious food. YOU are an essential lifeline for our community and we would love to connect.

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