Grad Guide Weekly Highlights
October 16, 2014
Friday, October 17, 12:30 - 1:20PM
In this special event, Tony Maramarco will give strategic advice to graduate students and postdocs from throughout the Humanities Division about interviewing for positions in business. He will briefly discuss his own evolution from his UChicago English PhD to his management position at Nuveen Investments, give a brief presentation about business interviewing, and take questions. He will also meet individually afterward with students and postdocs who attend the event: those discussions could take the form of brief mock interviews or discussions on tactics for breaking into various business fields. Register Here
Tuesday, October 21, 12:30 - 1:20PM
Are you applying for grants and fellowships but unsure about how to present your work to a more general audience? Are you struggling to make your project accessible without sacrificing its significance? In this interactive workshop, Valerie Levan will present principles of successful grant writing and discuss helpful self-editing techniques. Participants will also have the opportunity to workshop a selection from their proposal statements. REGISTER HERE.
Wednesday, October 22, 4:30 - 6PM
Academic and non-academic hiring relies more and more on first round Skype interviews. Success in these interviews takes conscious preparation and concerted effort in a few areas. Learn best practices and get the chance to practice interviews on Skype! Objectives of Event: Learning and practicing Skype interviews in a casual setting Audience for Event: All graduate students and postdocs. REGISTER HERE