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Versatile PhD: Publish & Pivot- Turning Your PhD Skills into Careers in the Private, Non-Profit and Government Sectors

April 27, 2020 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm

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Join Dr. Mrim Boutla for an interactive webinar that will help you become more aware and fluent in the transferable skills, knowledge and value you have gained through your Ph.D., and how to translate those into industry- and sector-specific talking points to increase your credibility and competiveness as an emerging professional.  This webinar will review critical skill sets, career options and trends as well as practical exercises and resume guidance you can immediately use to clarify and reach your own definition of career success.

Dr. Mrim Boutla is a neuroplasticity PhD turned career coach. At Brown University and at the Kelley School of Business (Indiana University), Mrim successfully coached hundreds of liberal arts graduates, MPAs, MBAs, and PhDs secure jobs that maximize impact and income.  As a social entrepreneur, Mrim received the 2013 AshokaU/Cordes Prize for launching More Than Money Careers (MTMCareers) in partnership with Dr. Mark Albion (Faculty Founder of Net Impact). The MTMCareers software helped over 5,000 graduates get clear, get connected, and get hired for internships and jobs that blend financial rewards and social impact and environmental stewardship. Mrim serves as a startup mentor through I-Corps, HeraHub, NETVA, and AccelerateDC.  Half-Swiss and half-Moroccan, Mrim was the first in her family to go to school beyond 9th grade. She started her journey in the US as an F-1 student and became an American citizen in 2015. Mrim earned BSc/MA in Psychology from UCLouvain (Belgium), her MA and PhD in Brain and Cognitive Sciences from the University of Rochester, and completed her neuroplasticity postdoctoral fellowship at Brown University. Beyond work, Mrim enjoys international travel and watching NBA games with her daughter.

Available to Cornell graduate students and postdocs

Versatile Ph.D. is an online resource designed to help humanities, social science, and STEM Ph.D.s identify, prepare for, and succeed in non-academic careers. Cornell graduate students have free access to premium resources provided through the university’s subscription to Versatile Ph.D. such as real-life resume and cover letter examples and panel discussion events.

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Date:
April 27, 2020
Time:
5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
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Topic
Careers - Non-Academic
Focus Area
Prepare For Your Career
Transferable Skills
Communications
Unit
Graduate School
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Webinar