When I was a graduate student, I don’t think I ever heard the term “professional development.” Today, we use this term frequently to refer to an evolving skill set that we believe better prepares our students for careers both inside and outside of the academy. Many of us believe it is a critical component […]
Oct. 10 career symposium: workshops, career planning advice for Graduate/professional students & postdoctoral scholars
Graduate and professional students and postdoctoral scholars are invited to participate in a day of workshops and expert advice on planning their careers. Effective resumes, cover letters, negotiation techniques and social media presence are just a few of the topics to be covered on Oct. 10 – and the day begins with a keynote […]
First-ever UNC-Chapel Hill competition requires Ph.D. students to present their research in 3 minutes; preregistration is now open for public event
UNC-Chapel Hill doctoral students are invited to participate in a judged competition in which they will have just three minutes to present their research – on a stage, with one slide and using no props other than the slide.
Three Minute Thesis (3MT®), developed by the University of Queensland, provides students with an opportunity to […]