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Leveraging LinkedIn for your Professional Development (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. 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 - Learn the fundamentals of growing your network - Using Linkedin to grow your network and find job leads

Faculty Job Search: Recent Successful Job Seekers in Engineering (PhD /Postdoc)

Good advice and up-to-date information about the faculty job search comes from those who have just successfully completed a search. All members of this panel of current Stanford PhDs and Postdocs in Engineering have concluded the faculty job search during 2018-19 and has received at least one job offer. Some have juggled several competing offers. Come hear them give you the full picture: * What made their written materials stand out? * What were the campus interviews like? * How did they negotiate? * What was the most unexpected thing that happened to them?

Faculty Job Search: Recent Successful Job Seekers in Biological Sciences (PhDs & Postdocs)

Good advice and up-to-date information about the faculty job search comes from those who have just successfully completed a search. All members of this panel of current Stanford PhDs and Postdocs in Biological Sciences have concluded the faculty job search during 2018-19 and has received at least one job offer. Some have juggled several competing offers. Come hear them give you the full picture: * What made their written materials stand out? * What were the campus interviews like? * How did they negotiate? * What was the most unexpected thing that happened to them?

Faculty Job Search: Recent Successful Job Seekers in Natural and Earth Sciences (PhDs & Postdocs)

Good advice and up-to-date information about the faculty job search comes from those who have just successfully completed a search. All members of this panel of current Stanford PhDs and Postdocs in Natural, Earth and Biological Sciences have concluded the faculty job search during 2018-19 and has received at least one job offer. Some have juggled several competing offers. Come hear them give you the complete description: * What made their written materials stand out? * What were the campus interviews like? * How did they negotiate?

Faculty Job Search: Recent Successful Job Seekers in Humanities and Social Sciences (PhDs & Postdocs)

Good advice and up-to-date information about the faculty job search comes from those who have just successfully completed a search. All members of this panel of current Stanford PhDs and Postdocs in Humanities, Education and Social Sciences have concluded the faculty job search during 2018-19 and has received at least one job offer. Some have juggled several competing offers. Come hear them give you the full picture: * What made their written materials stand out? * What were the campus interviews like? * How did they negotiate? * What was the most unexpected thing that happened to them?

Leveraging LinkedIn for your Professional Development (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. 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 - Learn the fundamentals of growing your network - Using Linkedin to grow your network and find job leads

Designing the Professional Mini Workshop: Ideate and Prototype Your Career: Application Deadline

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. It is especially useful for students who are just beginning their career exploration or would like structured space to reflect on their interests.

Quick Bytes: Approaching the Job Search Beyond Academia

Discuss the purpose of building networks in advance of the job search and strategies for creating effective job application materials. You will learn how to 1) make inroads into organizations before jobs open up, and 2) articulate your most relevant accomplishments to demonstrate fit with a posted job opportunity. 

Urmila Venkatesh, assistant dean, Career Education & associate director, Career Communities - PhDs & Postdocs in Social & Natural Sciences, BEAM

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