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Beyond the Academy - Job Search Series

Office of Graduate and Postdoctoral Affairs, University of Virginia

Monday, February 2, 2015 at 10:30 AM - Thursday, February 5, 2015 at 12:00 PM (EST)

Beyond the Academy - Job Search Series

Registration Information

Type End Quantity
Monday, February 2: Converting a CV to a Resume Ended Free  
Tuesday, February 3: Cover Letter Writing for Non-academic posiitions Ended Free  
Wednesday, February 4: Behavioral Interviewing Ended Free  
Thursday, February 5: Negotiation 101 Ended Free  

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Event Details

Do you feel lost because your job search trek is taking you beyond the academy?

 

These “boot camp” style workshops will help prepare you for the non-academic job search process in one week! 


You may register for as many or as few sessions as you like!


*Monday, February 2, 10:30am - 11:30am: Converting a CV to a Resume

Participants will learn how to convert their academic experiences to transferable and marketable experiences for the non-academic market. Please bring a hard copy of your resume draft to this event.


*Tuesday, February 3, 10:30am - 12:00pm: Cover Letter Writing

Participants will learn how to draft a cover letter using a non-academic job ad. Please bring a copy of a job advertisement you would like to apply to and a hard copy of your cover letter draft.


*Wednesday, February 4, 10:30am - 12:00pm: Behavioral Interviewing

Participants will practice responding to authentic interview questions they may encounter during a non-academic job interview.


*Thursday, Feburary 5, 10:30am - 12:00pm: Negotiation 101

Participants will work through a real case study to understand basic negotiation skills useful for negotiation your first job offer. Basic concepts and strategies in decision making will be discussed in this interactive workshop.

Have questions about Beyond the Academy - Job Search Series? Contact Office of Graduate and Postdoctoral Affairs, University of Virginia

When & Where

Holloway Hall, Bavaro 116


Monday, February 2, 2015 at 10:30 AM - Thursday, February 5, 2015 at 12:00 PM (EST)


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Organizer

Office of Graduate and Postdoctoral Affairs, University of Virginia

Melissa Hurst, Ph.D.| Director of Professional Development

Office of Graduate & Postdoctoral Affairs| University of Virginia

561 New Cabell Hall| P.O. Box 400772| Charlottesville, Virginia 22904

Web: Graduate Career Services/Postdoctoral Affairs

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