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  Description

Join us for our second annual day of workshops and advice dedicated to your career planning needs across the career spectrum. Alumni, employers and career services professionals will present on a variety of topics through panels and skill-building workshops.  Lunch will be served and the event will culminate with a networking reception.  This event is open to current graduate students and postdoctoral scholars at UNC Chapel Hill and North Carolina State University. 

Tentative Schedule

8:00 am Check in and Continental Breakfast

8:30 am Welcome and Opening Keynote, Sharon Hill, Pump Up Your Professionalism

9:45 am Break

10:00 am Session One – choose from

  1. CV/Resume Development and Effective Cover Letters
  2. Building Your Fan Base
  3. Using Social Media in Your Job Search
  4. Negotiating the Job Offer
  5. What’s Your Career Strategy? Tips for the Undecided Student

11:00 am Break

11:15 am Session Two – choose from

  1. CV/Resume Development and Effective Cover Letters
  2. Building Your Fan Base
  3. Using Social Media in Your Job Search
  4. Negotiating the Job Offer
  5. Job Search Tips for International Students and Scholars

12:15 - Lunch (Topic Tables with workshop speakers)
1:00 pm

1:00 pm Session Three – choose from

  1. Interviewing for Academic Positions
  2. Interviewing for Positions Across the Career Spectrum
  3. Choosing the Right Postdoc

2:00 pm Break

2:15 pm Session Four – choose from

  1. Job Searching Across the Career Spectrum – Sciences and Engineering Panel
  2. Job Searching Across the Career Spectrum – Health Sciences Panel
  3. Job Searching Across the Career Spectrum – Humanities and Social Sciences Panel
  4. Finding an Academic Position Panel

3:15 pm Break

3:30 – Closing Session How to make Small Talk
5:00 pm and Networking Reception

                                                                                                                        

Due to catering and speaker payment deadlines, no refunds will be permitted.  Please register by Monday, February 4,  5PM.

  Location: Frank Porter Graham Student Union - UNC Chapel Hill
  Date: Saturday, February 09, 2013
  Time: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  Sponsor: The Graduate School - University Career Services, TIBBS, OPA, NCSU Graduate School and OPA
  Price: $15.00
  Pay Methods:  Credit Card
     
  For more information, contact the event administrator: Brian Rybarczyk brybar@email.unc.edu

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