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Job Search Lab: Resumes and Cover Letters Beyond Academia (PhDs & Postdocs

Do you feel like you write the same cover letter for every job? Do you have trouble making a resume when they seem to look so different from a CV? Do you read job postings and wonder how best to express your experience? This Job Search Lab: Resumes and Cover Letters will help you understand what an employer is looking for, and how the cover letter and resume documents play a role in this process, so that you can tailor your applications to stand out.

Job Search Lab: Resumes and Cover Letters Beyond Academia (PhDs & Postdocs)

Do you feel like you write the same cover letter for every job? Do you have trouble making a resume when they seem to look so different from a CV? Do you read job postings and wonder how best to express your experience? This Job Search Lab: Resumes and Cover Letters will help you understand what an employer is looking for, and how the cover letter and resume documents play a role in this process, so that you can tailor your applications to stand out.

Stanford Summer Human Rights Series: Borders of Personhood: Migration, Human Rights, and Sovereignty

About the Event

“Human” and “person” are terms taken to be synonymous in everyday language, but “person” is also a legal term reserved for those entitled to rights and designating a status historically denied to various categories of human beings (e.g., slaves, women). The international human rights framework attempts to break with that historical record by declaring that every human being shall be recognized as a person equal before the law.

Get Advice from Advice-Giving Experts: Careers in Social Sector Consulting

Join us for a panel featuring consultants for nonprofits, foundations, and social enterprises who hail from a few of the top consulting firms in the U.S. Panelists will tell about their personal journeys to social/public sector consulting, share some of the valuable skills students can gain from consulting work, and offer advice to those looking to jumpstart their careers in the consulting industry.

  • Kendall Beckett, ’16, Redstone Strategy Group
  • Other Panelists TBD

EDGE Workshop Series: 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.

Zandra L. Jordan, director, Hume Center for Writing and Speaking

Find Zandra on LinkedIn

 

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