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Careers Beyond Academia

May 2020

CV to Resume Workshop

May 28 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

This webinar is geared towards Humanities PhD students and postdocs that are exploring career options. It will help you target common terms used in industry, non-profit and government jobs; basic resume structure and tips on highlighting your PhD skillsets to position YOU as the preferred job candidate. This webinar is open to all PhD students and postdocs, however much of the terminology will be relevant to Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences. To Register For more events, please visit gradcareers.cornell.edu. Accessibility…

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June 2020

Reframing Your Research and Teaching: The Scholar as Producer

June 2 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Humanities students and scholars - are you wondering how to refocus your skills? What skills are in demand in the workplace? How a job in industry, non-profits, governments and think tanks can be fulfilling and intellectually stimulating?  Attend this skill building workshop! Presented by Jon McKenzie Professor of Practice, Department of English Faculty Affiliate, Bronfenbrenner Center for Translational Research Cornell University, 104 Klarman Hall, Ithaca, NY 14853 jvm62@cornell.edu • labster8.net • podcast • PechaKucha • TEDx • In the news…

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Frame Yourself for Your Job Search

June 4 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

This workshop is structured for PhD students and Postdocs in the Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences. We will focus on career options, strategies and techniques to explore career options in industry, non-profit and government. Ever wonder what skills transfer? Or if you could be a consultant? Bring a job advertisement for your Dream Job, computer and spirit of adventure! Zoom Attendance: A Zoom link to attend the workshop remotely will be emailed to all registrants. Please Register Below. To Register…

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Tips for a Memorable 5 Minute Research Pitch

June 8 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

This event will provide tips for creating a memorable research presentation. The learning objectives for the webinar: Given a short presentation, participants will be able to analyze it for specific improvements in their performance. Participants will be able to explain three qualities that make a pitch memorable. At the end of this webinar, learners will complete an exercise to create six words to summarize their research. To Register Accessibility Requests We strive to make our events accessible to all community…

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LinkedIn – A Beginner’s Workshop to Creating a LinkedIn Profile

June 9 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

We will start with a short overview presentation with tips on how to use LinkedIn, exercises to identify a good tagline, and an interactive session to work on profiles and receive feedback.  We will email a worksheet prior to the event.  To Register. A zoom link will be sent to all registrants.  Accessibility Requests We strive to make our events accessible to all community members. Individuals who would like to request accessibility accommodations should contact gradcareers@cornell.edu. We ask that requests…

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Advanced LinkedIn Workshop

June 16 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

This is the mid-level workshop. Prerequisite would be the Create Your LinkedIn Profile. In this advanced workshop we will share feedback and keywords. We will share profiles and expand the body of your LinkedIn Profile. Each participant should have a basic profile they are willing to share. To Register. A zoom link will be sent to all registrants. Accessibility Requests We strive to make our events accessible to all community members. Individuals who would like to request accessibility accommodations should…

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