developing relationships with a wide range of people and organizations
Engage with your fellow students to re-imagine your job search. Turn your job search from a "should" to a "want" by using the skills you already have to develop a more robust approach.
Pamela Paspa, assistant dean of Career Education & associate director of Career Communities, Engineering & SE3, BEAM
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Learn from other changemakers in STEM, and build your professional and academic network at WINS. The WISE Inspirations Network at Stanford (WINS) provides you the opportunity to engage with a diverse array of stand-out women in science and engineering, and connect with potential mentors, peers, and other colleagues.
The Fall 2019 WINS will feature Stephanie G. Adams, PhD.
No matter how excellent your ideas, most significant achievements require the ability to communicate with and influence others. This workshop examines the theory, research, and practice of negotiation across a variety of settings. It provides multiple opportunities for students to develop negotiation skills through role-plays, exercises, and useful analytical frameworks.
Community, collaboration, learning, and sustainability. These are all values of the coworking movement*. Join us every other Monday 12:30-2:30pm (and one Tuesday) to do your career work in a supportive space. Bring questions and laptops to work on your job and internship searches with career coaches, alumni mentors, industry specialists, and other students. Work on your resumes, LinkedIn profiles, cover letters, interview prep, or anything else related to your path to meaningful work. This is for bachelor's and master's students in the School of Humanities & Sciences.
We'll share strategies to get the most out of LinkedIn by building a dynamic profile and utilizing unique LinkedIn features to find connections. This is an interactive lab, so bring your laptop! 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 A light lunch will be served.
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.
Leadership Dinners bring proven leaders from various arenas together with a small group of graduate students for dinner and informal discussion about what it means to be a leader and to lead organizations, movements, and people.
Burst the Bubble – Get involved in the community! Learn from 20+ local organizations how you can make an impact in the areas of education, poverty, health, environmental sustainability, and more, during the school year or during the summer. Lunch will be provided for those who RSVP.
In this highly interactive, two-session workshop, you will apply the innovation principles of design thinking to the "wicked problem" of designing your life and vocation in and beyond Stanford. This workshop offers you the opportunity to approach these lifelong questions with a structured framework and work out your ideas in conversation with your graduate peers.
Learn improvisational theater techniques to enhance communication skills for collaboration, mentoring, day-to-day conversations, presentations, or job searches. *Note*: this is a highly participatory workshop involving a lot of movement around the room and interaction with other grad students.
Annelies Ransome, associate director of operations, Office of Postdoctoral Affairs
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