Graduate Student Association

Workshop: Transitioning into a non-academic career

This workshop explores the skills and best practices for transitioning from an academic environment to one of many non-academic career paths. It introduces strategies for career planning, emphasizing an ongoing process for professional development throughout your career.

Register at the following link:

https://careerdevelopment.aaas.org/live-event-transitioning-non-academic-career/?utm_source=career-development-center&utm_medium=email&utm_content=registration-link&utm_campaign=Live-Training-Event&et_rid=40900766&et_cid=1370090

Presenter: Josh Henkin, PhD – Founder, STEM Career Services, LLC

Agenda:

  • Being strategic in your career planning
  • What skills you need for non-academic jobs and how to acquire these skills while still in the lab
  • Networking as a part of life
  • Crafting your “elevator pitch”
  • How to create a master resume (inclusive of all your skills)
  • Creating position-specific resumes
  • Ample time will be provided for Q&A with Josh

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