UW Graduate School Events and Resources
Turn Your CV into a Resume. Wednesday, October 12, 2016; 4:00-5:30pm, THO 125.
* If you are thinking of a job outside of academia, you’re probably going to need a resume. Bring your CV (1-2 paper copies for peer or facilitator review) and a laptop/tablet (to make edits) and get started on building a strong resume. This workshop is for graduate students and postdocs. No registration required.
How to Talk to People at Networking Events. Tuesday, October 18, 2016; 4:00-5:00pm, SMI 304.
* Planning to attend a networking event in the near future? Join fellow graduate students to learn the “what” and the “how” of talking to people at professional events. Topics include how to prepare, crafting a personal script, gracefully exiting a conversation, and more. This workshop is for graduate students and postdocs. Undergraduate students, please see our calendar of events for similar events. No registration required.
Data Science Career Information Night. Tuesday, November 8, 2016; 4:30-6:00pm, SMI 304.
* Curious about data science? Not sure if your current graduate work would translate to industry data skills? If you do quant-intensive research, use R or Python a lot, love using statistics or even just like to code, check out this event! Watch data scientists from local companies give live demonstrations and learn about industry needs and roles. No prior knowledge of the field needed! This workshop is for graduate students and postdocs. No registration required.
Data Science Networking Night. Wednesday, November 9, 2016; 5:00-6:30pm, HUB Lyceum.
* Calling all graduate students and postdocs who love working with data! Connect with data scientists and hiring managers looking for quantitative-minded talent. Bring copies of your resume and be ready to chat data science! This event is for graduate students and postdocs. No registration required.
Academic Careers – Interviews. Wednesday, November 30, 2016; 3:30-5:00pm, SMI 105.
* Interviewing skills are essential for landing a faculty job. Academic interviews are different than other types of interviews. Learn about faculty interviewing basics, tips for handling different types of interview scenarios, and suggestions for interview follow-up. Participants will also have time to begin crafting interview answers to common questions. This workshop is for graduate students and postdocs. No registration required.
Academic Careers – Job Talks. Thursday, December 1, 2016. 3:30-4:30pm, THO 134.
* The job talk, also known as the research presentation, is a very important part of the faculty interview process. Advanced preparation is a must to avoid unnecessary scrambling after you’re invited to interview. Come learn the what, why, who, and how of effective job talks. This workshop is for graduate students and postdocs. No registration required.