Wednesday, September 5, 2012

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

The New York Academy of Sciences is presenting a "boot camp" this winter for scientists and other professionals interested in non-academic careers.

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

November 30 - December 1, 2012
The New York Academy of Sciences

Presented by Science Alliance

Here's a brief description:

Join us for Science Alliance's highly anticipated 2-day career boot camp! Making the Leap is designed to help demystify the nonacademic job search process and teach young scientists how to explore different career paths, determine which ones are a good fit, and successfully prepare and apply for potential jobs. This event is targeted to students and postdocs in the sciences planning to enter the job market within the next year; other scientific career changers are also welcome to attend.

The program will feature the following workshops:

  • Career Planning and Self-Assessments
  • Planning for Success
  • PhD Workforce Outlook Panel
  • Talking Your Way into a Great Job
  • The Scientist's Conundrum: CV, Resume or Something In-Between?
  • Jumping Off the Ivory Tower: Preparing for Interviews Outside Academe
  • Evaluating and Negotiating Job Offers: Demystifying the Process
Learn more about this event here.

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