Doctoral Symposium and Career Pathways

Doctoral Symposium and Career Pathways (DSCP)
September 30, 2013
12:15 – 1:45pm
Room: Lincoln

This event is only for selected participants. Participants for this event have already been selected.

The DSPC offers a venue to interact with a panel of distinguished scientists and leaders from academia and industry who will share their workplace experiences and discuss challenges and mechanisms for career advancement. The event will take place over lunch and facilitate open dialogue between all attendees. Exchange and discussion of research ideas will be followed by employment and careers advise. The participants are encouraged to bring their resumes. In addition, doctoral candidates will showcase their work over a poster session. Specific topics will be discussed culminating with a Q&A session and time for networking. Topics covered will include:

• An Inside Look at Recruitment
• Negotiating Your First Position
• How to Survive and Thrive in your New Position (Balancing work load, maintaining your personal life, …)