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Put Your Science to WORK with Peter Fiske, PhD Return to listing


Put Your Science To Work:  Practical Advice and Proven Techniques to Land the Job of Your Dreams
Dr. Peter Fiske, CEO of PAX Mixer, Inc. and the author of Put Your Science to Work:  The Take Charge Career Guide for Scientists

Young scientists in nearly every field are finding today’s job market a confusing and frustrating place. More new PhDs, postdocs, and master’s degree holders are considering a wider range of careers in and out of science, but feel ill-prepared and uninformed about their options. Dr. Peter Fiske, author of 22 technical articles and a former member of the technical staff of Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, will share with the audience:

  • Current and future employment trends and your options
  • An overview of effective career planning and job hunting
  • The TRUE breadth of career opportunities for PhDs
  • Sought-after skills and experience
  • Developing a compelling CV, resume and cover letter
  • And much more!

Please join us for a reception in the courtyard after the presentation.

Co-sponsored by TIBBS, University Career Services, the Office of Postdoctoral Affairs, and The Graduate School.

  Location: Genome Sciences Building, Room G200
  Date: Wednesday, March 20, 2013
  Time: 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
  Sponsor: Training Initiative for Biological and Biomedical Sciences (TIBBS)
  Price: Free
  For more information, contact the event administrator: Erin Hopper hoppere@email.unc.edu

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