Grads: Winter Quarter Career Programming

Identifying Values for Grad Students. Tuesday, January 10, 2017; 2:00-4:00pm, THO 134.
Choosing between job offers? Planning your career? Getting a life? This interactive workshop series will help you discover, clarify, and apply your life and work values; explore aspects of your work-life balance; and find congruence between your goals and values. Space is limited, so participants must be currently enrolled UW-Seattle graduate students. No registration is required, but participants should plan to attend for the full time. Co-facilitated by the Counseling Center & the Career & Internship Center.

Exploring Options through Interests. Wednesday, January 11, 2017; 2:30-4:00pm, MGH 134.
In this session we’ll be creatively exploring possible career interests. Expect to be writing, talking, and drafting ideas plus building an action plan for future exploration. This workshop is open to graduate students and postdocs. No registration required.

How to Talk to People at Networking Events. Wednesday, January 18, 2017; 4:00-5:00, SMI 205.
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. This workshop was also offered in Fall 2016. No registration required.

Thinking Expansively about Careers in Public Service. Thursday, January 19, 2017; 5:00-7:00, HUB 145.
Join fellow graduate students and postdocs in the social sciences and humanities to hear from panelists and alumni who have made the transition from grad school to public service. Come for the panel and stay for the networking reception with alumni from a wide range of fields. No registration required. This event is for graduate students and postdocs.

Lunchtime Webinar: Marketing Your Master’s Degree. Wednesday, February 1, 2017; 12:00-12:45.
Learn how to leverage your master’s degree on the job search. This webinar is for UW master’s students. Registrants will be sent a URL for future viewing if unable to attend live webinar. Visit https://careers.uw.edu/events/student/ for updated information on registration (registration will be available soon).

Academic Careers – Salary Negotiations. Wednesday, February 15, 2017; 4:00-5:00, BAG, 260.
Received a faculty job offer? Current UW faculty members will share strategies for negotiating salary and start-up package that will maximize your personal and professional happiness. This free workshop is for graduate students and postdocs. No registration is required.

Translating Research into Career Opportunities. Wednesday, March 1, 2017; 5:00-7:00, HUB 334.
Investigating options in industry? Wondering how your doctoral (or postdoctoral) research would translate beyond academia? Hear from local scientists and researchers who made the leap and connect with graduate-level alumni. Practical advice, suggestions, and tips for navigating the transition. Come for the panel and stay for the networking reception with alumni from a wide range of STEM fields. This event is free and no registration required. This event is for graduate students and postdocs.

Dependable Strengths for Graduate Students & Postdocs. Friday, March, 17, 2017; 9:00-4:00, MGH 134.
The Dependable Strengths seminar provides a safe place for grad students, postdocs, and graduate-level alumni to: explore good experiences to discover their unique pattern of strengths, consider which strengths they want to use in a career, and develop language that articulates their strengths and reflects their potential. Visit https://careers.uw.edu/events/student/ for updated information on registration and payment for Dependable Strengths. Registration will be available starting in mid-January.

 

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