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Quick Bytes: How Informational Interviews Can Help You Find the Right Career and Land the Job You Want

Informational interviews are the most powerful networking and career exploration tools! In this hands-on workshop, you’ll learn the steps for conducting an informational interview, including how to use LinkedIn to identify a potential interviewee and write an introductory email. You'll also learn how to compose a list of highly effective informational interview questions. You’ll leave this workshop feeling confident about holding informational interviews that will help you land the job you want!

Quick Bytes: Crucial Conversations

In this session, we will examine how conversations become difficult when the stakes are high, emotions escalate and we fear damage to relationship or other negative consequences. We will explore how to decide whether or not to engage in a difficult conversation, how to look for a beneficial purpose to frame a conversation more helpfully, as well as how to stop falling into the trap of avoiding difficult conversations that really matter.

Interview Lab for Positions Beyond Academia (PhDs & Postdocs)

The Interview Lab is an interactive meetup for you to learn about and practice interviewing techniques for jobs outside of academia. Learn what employers are looking for in an interview and how to handle a variety of behavioral questions. We’ll discuss and practice how to market the many skills and experiences you’ve gained during your graduate studies or postdoc and you will work with peers to develop the questions you want to ask. Note: this is a general workshop on behavioral fit interviewing, and will not cover specific interview types like technical and case interviews.

Negotiating Job Offers Engineering and SE3 (Undergraduate and Masters)

Do you know your value add to the company? How do you prepare to negotiate your job offer? This session will review tips for negotiating your job offer, identify resources to help you prepare, and share ideas on what to negotiate apart from your salary. A Career Coach is available to answer your questions. Location: BEAM, 563 Salvatierra Walk, Stanford , CA - 1st Floor Conference Room

Acing the Interview (Engineering and SE3 Undergraduates and Masters)

Nervous about interviewing? Join us for this interactive session where we will provide tips on what to do and not do during an interview. You will also have the opportunity to practice answering common questions with your peers, so you will walk away feeling more prepared. This is a session you don't want to miss! Lunch snacks will be provided. Location: BEAM, 563 Salvatierra Walk, First Floor Conference Room

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