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Developing job search skills

Resume Lab (PhDs & Postdocs)

This non-academic Resume lab is an interactive meetup for PhD students and postdocs. 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 3-4 other peers. A career coach will be available for questions. Please bring 4 copies of your resume to the session.

Resume Lab (PhDs & Postdocs)

This non-academic Resume lab is an interactive meetup for PhD students and postdocs. 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 3-4 other peers. A career coach will be available for questions. Please bring 4 copies of your resume to the session.

Academic Job Search: Written Material Co-Working Lab (PhDs & Postdoc)

Written materials for the faculty job search improve with feedback. Co-working sessions are a great time to get a fresh pair of eyes to read your draft materials and offer ideas. These sessions are organized opportunities for giving and getting peer feedback. Bring your laptop and printed copies of materials you want to work on: anything from your CV to cover letter to teaching, diversity and research statements. This is for PhDs and Postdocs who are applying for faculty positions. A career coach from the PhD-Postdoc team will also be available for questions.

Academic Job Search: Written Material Co-Working Lab (PhDs & Postdoc)

Written materials for the faculty job search improve with feedback. Co-working sessions are a great time to get a fresh pair of eyes to read your draft materials and offer ideas. These sessions are organized opportunities for giving and getting peer feedback. Bring your laptop and printed copies of materials you want to work on: anything from your CV to cover letter to teaching, diversity and research statements. This is for PhDs and Postdocs who are applying for faculty positions. A career coach from the PhD-Postdoc team will also be available for questions.

Leadership Dinner: Yasmin Halima and Seema Yasmin

Dine with inspiring leaders from various industries and organizations. At Leadership Dinners, you will interact with proven leaders and a small group of graduate students over dinner at the Faculty Club.  

Yasmin Halima, global health, gender activist, and president, Yasmin Leadership Academy

Yasmin Halima is an award-winning activist, recognized for building powerful partnerships that engage voices often unheard.

Leadership Dinner: Nicole Taylor

Dine with inspiring leaders from various industries and organizations. At Leadership Dinners, you will interact with proven leaders and a small group of graduate students over dinner at the Faculty Club.  

Nicole Taylor, CEO, Silicon Valley Community Foundation

Nicole Taylor is president and CEO of Silicon Valley Community Foundation. She brings together a rich background in Bay Area philanthropy, nonprofit administration, and fundraising with extensive experience in both the private and public sectors.

Leadership Dinner: Naomi Chavez Peters

Dine with inspiring leaders from various industries and organizations. At Leadership Dinners, you will interact with proven leaders and a small group of graduate students over dinner at the Faculty Club.  

Naomi Chavez Peters, vice president and head of talent development, Sprinklr

Naomi has spent her professional career in leadership, organization development, and communications positions in several successful high tech firms.

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