Topics in STEMinism: Preparing for and Navigating the Job Market

October 11, 2017 - 2:00pm to 3:30pm
Where: G01 Biotech
Competencies: Career Development
Contact Name: Colleen McLinn, CU-CIRTL Director
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In the second of four online seminars on women in STEM, we will introduce key skills and strategies to prepare for and navigate the job market. Efforts will be taken to address to barriers to advancement that differentially impact women (e.g., limited maternity leave policies) and what can be done by institutions, departments, and hiring/recruitment committees.

Presenters: Julie Plasencia, Assistant Professor of Dietetics and Human Nutrition, University of Kentucky; Kerrie G. Wilkins-Yel, Assistant Professor of Counseling and Educational Psychology, Indiana University; Jane Williams, Associate Dean for Academic Affairs and Strategic Initiatives and Associate Professor of Psychology, Indiana University-Purdue University Indiananapolis

Questions to consider include:

  • What are some key tips for prepare for the job market?
  • What are some key tips for the interviewing process?
  • What have been some common challenges throughout navigating the job market that differentially impact women (e.g. gender bias)?
  • What actions can search committees, departments, and institutions take to reduce potential bias in recruitment and hiring practices?

This CIRTL Network webinar will run from 2:00-3:00 pm ET. Refreshments will be available at 1:45 pm at the webinar viewing room, and Graduate Women in STEM (GWIS Ithaca) will be facilitating discussion from 3:00-3:30 pm after the webinar.

Co-sponsored by the Cornell University Center for the Integration of Research, Teaching, and Learning (CU-CIRTL)

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