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Workshop Materials

2018-2019 Academic Year 

 

Navigating to Your Dream Career (Fall 2018)

Presentation Slides (with academic job example)

Presentation Slides (industry focused; 10/14/18)

Handouts:

IDP Template for Doctoral Students
Informational Interviewing Instructions
Identify Your Network Worksheet
Managing Your Career Questionnaire

 

Resumes, CVs and Cover Letters (Fall 2018)

Presentation Slides

Handouts:

Resume Template (UCLA)
Industry & Academic Cover Letter Examples  (UCLA)
CV Template (UCLA)
Case Study Example 1: Joe's resume, CV, and cover letter for Michigan Arts Council job. Read his story (from Versatile PhD; must create account from Graduate School website).
Case Study Example 2: Elizabeth's resume, CV, and cover letter for Research & Analytics job at a State University. Read her story (from Versatile PhD; must create account from Graduate School website).

Other Resources:

PhD Resumes and Cover Letters (Harvard Guide)
UCLA Career Preparation Toolkit for Graduate Students & Postdoctoral Scholars (PDF)
See slides for additional resume and CV resources

 

Industry Job Search  (Fall 2018)

Presentation Slides

Handouts:

PhD Career Development Self-Assessment (PDF)
PhD Career & Professional Development Resources Handout (with links)
Managing Your Career Questionnaire (Activity Worksheet)
Informational Interviewing Handout (Instructions for conducting informational interviews for career exploration purposes)
Five F's Network List  

 

Academic Job Search Basics (Fall 2018)

Presentation Slides

Handouts:

Checklist: Steps for Building a Competitive Record for an Academic Career
PhD Career & Professional Development Resources Handout (with links)