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Presenting a Memorable Academic Job Talk (All PhDs & Postdocs)

Giving a successful job talk requires more than simply knowing your topic inside and out. In this interactive session, Helen Lie from the Hume Center for Writing and Speaking, shares strategies that you can use to engage your audience and give an effective job talk. Includes structuring your talk, effective delivery of your talk, principles of visual design for your slides, and academic job talk tips. A light lunch will be provided.

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Teaching & Tutoring Opportunities Information Session for Undergrad and Graduate Students

Are you an undergraduate or graduate student looking for an opportunity to teach your own class, tutor someone in your favorite subject, or mentor local youth? At this information session, you’ll hear from representatives from various campus programs who will talk about the teaching opportunities available through their programs, advise you on the application process and upcoming deadlines, and answer questions. There will be an opportunity to talk informally with representatives during the second half of the session. Come meet representatives from the following programs.

STEM Teacher Leadership Development: Best Practices and Current Challenges

The nation has devoted increasing resources to improving STEM education and broadening students’ experiences with STEM at earlier ages. A concomitant call has gone out for developing STEM teacher leaders with strong content knowledge, instructional expertise, and skills in supporting colleagues to bolster STEM education in local, regional, and national contexts. Join us for a panel discussion on STEM Teacher Leadership Development, highlighting best practices in teacher preparation, in-service professional development, and policies that support teacher leaders.

Breakfast Bytes: Writing Stellar Fellowship Applications

Working on fellowship applications this quarter? Facing a looming NSF or NIH deadline, or just want to get a jump start on future applications? Get a just-in-time overview of general principles and best practices for writing stellar fellowship applications from a Hume Center writing expert.

Erica Cirillo-McCarthy, PhD, assistant director, Hume Center for Writing and Speaking, and lecturer, Stanford Introductory Studies - Program in Writing and Rhetoric

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