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Workshops 2020-2021

Image of 2020-2021 Workshop ScheduleDoctoral students and postdocs at all stages of their training should participate in online workshops to learn more about important career and professional development topics.

Students and postdocs must pre-register for these online workshops offered via Zoom using their UMD email address. All Maryland students, faculty and staff have access to Zoom using CAS authentication. Please log into the webinars  at least 5 minutes before the start time.

Fall 2020 workshops are listed in the table below. You can also download a PDF of the 2020-2021 workshop schedule by clicking on the image of the workshop schedule above.

Click on the title of the workshop in the table below to register in Zoom using your UMD email address. Registration links are also in the events calendars of both The Graduate School and The University Career Center & The President's Promise.

Recordings of workshops are on YouTube:

 2020-2021 PhD Career Workshops 




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Workshop Description


12-1 pm

PhD--Navigating to Your Dream Career

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.


2-3 pm

PhD--Resume/CV/Cover Letter Basics

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.


12-1 pm

PhD--Effective Academic Job Search Strategies

This session is created for those seeking to learn the truth about the academic job market and what makes a competitive candidate, including the resources for those interested in pursuing faculty careers.


2-3 pm

PhD--Effective Job Search Strategies in Industry and Non-Profits

If you are a doctoral student or a postdoc seeking careers in industry and non-profits, come learn about the most effective job search strategies for entering the market.