Monday, October 24, 2011

Making the Leap: A Non-Academic Career Planning and Job Search Boot Camp

On October 28th and 29th, the New York Academy of Sciences is organizing an event focusing on career planning. The event will cover topics relevant for individuals looking for non-academic careers and is targeted at students and postdocs in the sciences planning to enter the job market within the next year. Scientific career changers are also welcome to attend. program will feature the following workshops:

· Career Planning 101: Strategies for Scientists
· Networking and Building an Online Presence
· Preparing Academic Scientists for Careers in Industry
· Navigating the Job Search Process
· Talking Your Way into a Great Job
· Jumping Off the Ivory Tower: Preparing for Interviews Outside Academe
· Evaluating and Negotiating Job Offers: Demystifying the Process

This event is an excellent opportunity for individuals looking for career insights. This also prepares individuals for NYAS's event called What Can You Be with a Ph.D. - http://www.whatcanyoubewithaphd.net

Making the Leap: A Non-Academic Career Planning and Job Search Boot Camp
October 28 - 29, 2011
The New York Academy of Sciences

This two-day event is being organized and hosted by the Science Alliance program of the New York Academy of Sciences. Science Alliance provides career education, development, and training for graduate students and postdocs in the sciences and serves 8,000 young scientists from over 40 partner organizations located in the New York metropolitan area, nationally, and around the globe.

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