January 25, 2022 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm
This series of career panels is specifically for doctoral students and postdocs. Each session features UMD doctoral alumni from different programs working in a broad career path. Attendees will learn about careers outside of academia and gain practical career and job search advice from alumni. More info at: go.umd.edu/leahyseries.
January 26, 2022 - 6:00pm to 7:30pm
The AFCEA Emerging Professionals in the Intelligence Community (EPIC) committee is organizing an academic UMD outreach event on January 26, 2022 from 6 to 7:30pm EDT. This event will be a virtual panel of EPIC members answering questions submitted at registration by attending participants. Following a 30-45 minute period of answering these questions, panelists and other EPIC attendees will manage breakout rooms focused on specific schools and interests wherein participants from the academic community can engage directly with the panelists. This event is aimed at current or recent academic graduates across all fields of study and both undergraduate and graduate. As this is pertaining specifically to the intelligence community, it is only targeted towards US citizens. This is not a recruitment event or a job fair.
January 28, 2022 - 3:00pm to 4:00pm
The annual Three-Minute Thesis Competition (3MT) challenges students to communicate the significance of their research projects to a non-specialist audience in just THREE MINUTES! Join us for the workshop to help you prepare for the competition or just to hone your communication skills! REGISTER HERE (January 28 session is a Hybrid Session. Attend on Zoom or in 2124 Lee Building)
February 1, 2022 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm
This pop-up session will guide you through Module 1 of Doctoral Career Navigator, beginning with career self-assessments. In this session, you will be introduced to tools that can help you articulate your focus and assist you in evaluating your best career options. You do not have to be registered for Doctoral Career Navigator to join this session!
February 2, 2022 - 1:00pm to 2:00pm
This session is directed toward doctoral students and postdocs. Learn how to identify, plan for, and implement your dream career in small, manageable steps by leveraging career resources and events available to all UMD doctoral students and postdocs.
February 3, 2022 - 3:00pm to 4:15pm
Join this virtual workshop to identify your transferable skills and begin researching possible careers that fit. Must attend all 4-sessions, Thursdays 3-4:15, 2/3/22, 2/10/22, 2/17/22, 2/24/22. Registration is required in Careers4Terps.
February 8, 2022 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm
This pop-up session will guide you through Module 2 of Doctoral Career Navigator, which begins the career development process. You will learn what an Individual Development Plan (IDP) is and how an IDP can assist in your career exploration journey. You will also participate in a brief activity to get you started on your own IDP. You do not have to be registered for Doctoral Career Navigator to join this session!
February 10, 2022 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm
Do you need to create or polish up your resume, CV, or cover letter? This workshop is designed to teach you the best practices for preparing effective job search documents.
February 15, 2022 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm
This pop-up session will guide you through Module 7 in Doctoral Career Navigator, explaining effective industry job search strategies. In this session, we will review sample industry application packets, discuss tips, and workshop your own. You do not have to be registered for Doctoral Career Navigator to join this session!
February 16, 2022 - 1:00pm to 2:00pm
This session is created for those seeking to learn if the academic market if a good fit for them and what makes a competitive candidate, including the resources for those interested in pursuing faculty careers.