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PhD Pathways pre-conference workshop

Enjoy light refreshments as you learn tips on how to connect with speakers and panelists at the PhD Pathways conference. Learn some networking best-practices and then put them to use in a reception-style setting with your fellow conference attendees. Open to all PhD Pathways attendees. Registration required. Refreshments will be served. PhD Pathways is a day-long career education conference held on 3/24/17. More information can be found at

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.

Finding Opportunities Outside Academia (All PhDs & Postdocs)

Are you a PhD student thinking about a potential career outside of academia? Do you ever wonder how to find interesting opportunities relevant to your doctoral training? The prospect can be daunting at first. In this workshop, we’ll practice some key techniques to help you get started identifying and investigating meaningful career possibilities, including informational interviewing and assessing your transferable skills. A light lunch will be served.

You can register on Handshake.

Negotiation Matters, Part II: Application Deadline

As noted in the description of Negotiation Matters, mastery of negotiation is a life skill in that we all negotiate every day with colleagues, bosses, domestic partners, friends, clients and many others. All classes are a dynamic mix of theory, demonstration, skills exercises and roleplay practice intended to increase your confidence and effectiveness in any negotiation you undertake.


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