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.