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October 2020

NIH- Networking for Scientists

October 5 @ 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm

This event is recommended for: Postbacs; Graduate Students; Postdocs/Fellows; NIH Staff Scientist/Staff Clinician. Find out how to expand and maintain your network. This session will also explore using social media, especially LinkedIn, to advance your job search. The session will be on the gotowebinar platform: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/6409667214866532366 A recording of a recent (identical) presentation can be found at the OITE YouTube page: https://youtu.be/2S9122Whv5M Register

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NIH- Becoming a Resilient Scientist Series- Exploring Our Self Talk- Cognitive Distortions and Imposter Fears

October 13 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Speaker(s): Sharon Milgram, PhD, Director, OITE This event is recommended for: Summer Interns; Postbacs; Graduate Students; Postdocs/Fellows; NIH Staff Scientist/Staff Clinician. Register here: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/1161036309606517006 We tell ourselves stories about what is happening to us and around us. In this webinar we will explore how our self-talk is generated and look at ways our self-talk can either help us be more resilient or how it can hurt us and hold us back. We will look at two important elements of our self-talk,…

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NIH- Networking Advice Q&A Session

October 19 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Speaker(s): Lori Conlan, PhD, Director, Office of Postdoctoral Services, Anne Kirchgessner, Career Counselor, OITE, John Taborn, PhD, Career Counselor. Amanda Langer, Career Counselor, OITE This event is recommended for: Graduate Students; Postdocs/Fellows; NIH Staff Scientist/Staff Clinician. During these virtual Q&A sessions the career counseling team will answer questions about the networking for scientists. This is not a workshop, but a chance for you to drop-in and get your questions answered. Show up at the beginning of the session, submit your questions via…

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NIH- Industry Careers Overview & Job Packages

October 26 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Speaker(s): Brad Fackler, OITE Industry Advisor This event is recommended for: Graduate Students; Postdocs/Fellows. Please note this will be online. A key difference between industry and academia is that in industry you are expected to produce something of value to your company and the shareholders - this is the business side of science.  A PhD scientist can assume numerous roles in an industry setting including technology management, business development, project management, marketing, technical sales, regulatory affairs, quality control, quality assurance, technical support,…

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November 2020

NIH- Industry Jobs Advice Q&A Session

November 2 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Speaker(s): Lori Conlan, PhD, Director, Office of Postdoctoral Services, Brad Fackler, OITE Industry Advisor This event is recommended for: Postbacs; Graduate Students; Postdocs/Fellows; NIH Staff Scientist/Staff Clinician. During these virtual Q&A sessions the career counseling team will answer questions about industry careers This is not a workshop, but a chance for you to drop-in and get your questions answered. Show up at the beginning of the session, submit your questions via the chat function, and we will take questions in order of…

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NIH- Resumes, CVs, and Cover Letters

November 9 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm

This event is recommended for: Postbacs; Graduate Students; Postdocs/Fellows; NIH Staff Scientist/Staff Clinician. These important job search documents are your first chance to make an impression on potential employers. This session will cover the general structure of these documents, how to highlight transferable skills, and how to fill gaps in your experience by gaining additional skills while in your training. The session will be on the gotowebinar platform: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/320831304987269134 A recording of a recent (identical) presentation can be found at the OITE…

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NIH- Becoming a Resilient Scientist Series- Emotions and Emotional Intelligence in the Workplace

November 10 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Speaker(s): Sharon Milgram, PhD, Director, OITE This event is recommended for: Postbacs; Graduate Students; Postdocs/Fellows; NIH Staff Scientist/Staff Clinician. Register here: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/7314226635059676686 Emotions can play a critical role in how we communicate, navigate relationships, and manage conflict. In this webinar we will discuss Emotional Intelligence and emotions and how they influence our resilience as scientists.   ********************************************** BECOMING A RESILIENT SCIENTIST SERIES Navigating school, the career exploration process, research environments, and the stress of national/international news can seem overwhelming and lead…

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NIH- Resumes, CVs, and Cover Letter Q&A Session

November 16 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Speaker(s): Lori Conlan, PhD, Director, Office of Postdoctoral Services, Anne Kirchgessner, Career Counselor, OITE, John Taborn, PhD, Career Counselor. Amanda Langer, Career Counselor, OITE This event is recommended for: Graduate Students; Postdocs/Fellows; NIH Staff Scientist/Staff Clinician. During these virtual Q&A sessions the career counseling team will answer questions about Resumes, CVs, and Cover Letters. This is not a workshop, but a chance for you to drop-in and get your questions answered. Show up at the beginning of the session, submit your…

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NIH- Workplace Dynamics- Team Skills

November 20 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Speaker(s): Lori Conlan, PhD, Director, Office of Postdoctoral Services This event is recommended for: Graduate Students; Postdocs/Fellows. ONLINE ONLY-https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/468536398640193804  This is an experiential workshop that focuses on team tools and group development insights through the experience of real team and group work. This class is intended for anyone who works on or with teams and wishes to have greater skills in facilitating their effectiveness.  All participants experience and practice a process for group learning in this class that they can…

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NIH- Academic Job Interviews

November 23 @ 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm

Speaker(s): Sharon Milgram, PhD, Director, OITE This event is recommended for: Graduate Students; Postdocs/Fellows. After you submit your academic job package, the job interview is the next major hurdle to securing a position. In this workshop, learn the "do's and don'ts" of academic job interviewing and hear what interview committees like to see. In addition, the workshop will address job talks, chalk talks and teaching talks - important elements of many academic job interviews. The session will be on the…

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December 2020

NIH- Workplace Dynamics

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

This event is recommended for: Postbacs; Graduate Students; Postdocs/Fellows; NIH Staff Scientist/Staff Clinician. Take a deeper dive into the material from Workplace Dynamics 4: Building teams. In small groups we will discuss team dynamics, make a plan for how you can lead without power, and improve workplace relationships. For this session, please attend the workshop on Nov 20. Additionally, any previous attendees of Workplace Dynamic 4: Team Dynamcis are also welcome to these small group discussions. Register here, and we will share…

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NIH- Industry- The Organization of Business

December 7 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Speaker(s): Brad Fackler, OITE Industry Advisor. Brad Fackler This event is recommended for: Postbacs; Graduate Students; Postdocs/Fellows; NIH Staff Scientist/Staff Clinician. Are you thinking about a career in industry but do not know how businesses operate? This workshop examines the critical functions common to all companies and how those companies are organized to optimize the performance of these functions. We will cover the various positions and roles, specifically within R&D organizations, to illustrate where the job titles that you see…

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NIH- Becoming a Resilient Scientist Series- Self-Advocacy and Assertiveness

December 8 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Speaker(s): Sharon Milgram, PhD, Director, OITE This event is recommended for: Summer Interns; Postbacs; Graduate Students; Postdocs/Fellows; NIH Staff Scientist/Staff Clinician. Register here: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/1716077475889396750 We all need to develop the skills needed to be assertive and to advocate for ourselves, especially in hierarchical environments where we sometimes feel we do not have a voice. In this webinar, we will discuss how to set boundaries, communicate expectations, ask for feedback and discuss difficult issues with friends, mentors, colleagues and supervisors.   **********************************************…

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NIH- Workplace Dynamics- Diversity in a Multicultural Society

December 11 @ 1:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Speaker(s): Sharon Milgram, PhD, Director, OITE This event is recommended for: Postbacs; Graduate Students; Postdocs/Fellows. Register here: https://nih.zoomgov.com/meeting/register/vJItf-6qrTwjG2i_rN_aOXxB3ByyPXew23w Diversity.... difference.... post-racial..... multicultural -  all buzzwords we regularly hear.  But how often do we as future scientists, healthcare providers, science educators, and policy experts stop to consider our own reactions to diversity and difference?  Furthermore, why does this matter to our research and how do we build inclusive and welcoming work environments? This workshop will examine the meaning of diversity in the…

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NIH- Interviewing Skills

December 14 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Speaker(s): Lori Conlan, PhD, Director, Office of Postdoctoral Services This event is recommended for: Graduate Students; Postdocs/Fellows. Join us to see how to navigate an interview for industry, non-profits, government, and administrative roles (any non-faculty position). We will explore common questions, typical schedules, and how to prepare yourself to make a positive impression. The session will be on the gotowebinar platform: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/6367811006220495118 A recording of this presentation will be posted on the OITE YouTube page  about one week after the event: https://www.youtube.com/c/NIHOITE

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January 2021

NIH- Becoming a Resilient Scientist- Feedback Resilience

January 12, 2021 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Speaker(s): Sharon Milgram, PhD, Director, OITE This event is recommended for: Summer Interns; Postbacs; Graduate Students; Postdocs/Fellows; NIH Staff Scientist/Staff Clinician. Register here: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/1882364315939394830 We all need feedback to grow and learn but we often become defensive and are unable to learn from the feedback we receive, even if it is delivered well. In this webinar, we will talk about why receiving feedback is so difficult and explore ways to stay calm and engaged when receiving feedback. We will also talk…

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February 2021

NIH- Becoming a Resilient Scientist Series- Building Mentor Networks

February 9, 2021 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Speaker(s): Sharon Milgram, PhD, Director, OITE This event is recommended for: Postbacs; Graduate Students; Postdocs/Fellows; NIH Staff Scientist/Staff Clinician. Register here: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/3222926275919384846 We all need mentors to support and encourage us throughout our educational and career journey. In this webinar, we will the mentoring relationship in research environments with a focus on improving your relationship with your PI, finding mentors and on improving communication and interpersonal interactions. The webinar will help clarify what you need from your supervisors and mentors and…

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April 2021

NIH- Succeeding in Graduate School (For Future & Early Graduate Students)

April 15, 2021 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Speaker(s): Sharon Milgram, PhD, Director, OITE This event is recommended for: Postbacs; Graduate Students. Event Link: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/8068430039215955470 Unlike undergraduate education, graduate school is often unstructured. You will be deciding how to spend your time, what lines of investigation to follow, and what skills you need to develop. You may have to create opportunities for yourself. This workshop will discuss strategies for thriving and achieving your goals in graduate school. This seminar is good for students transitioning to grad school and those…

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