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Workshop Materials

2018-2019 Academic Year 

 

Academic Job Search: Phone & Campus Interviews (Spring 2019)

Presentation Slides

 

Discover Your Strengths (Spring 2019)

Presentation Slides

 

Neworking for Introverts (Fall 2018)

Presentation Slides
Elevator Speech Template
Joining UMD Alumni LinkedIn Group

Leveraging LinkedIn (Fall 2018)

Presentation Slides
LinkedIn Profile Checklist
Joining UMD Alumni LinkedIn Group

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).
Case Study Example 3:Heather's resume and narrative about finding a Data Mining Analyst at midsized software company. 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)

Effective Interviewing (Fall 2018)

Presentation Slides

Handouts

Transferable Skills Worksheet

Evaluating Offers and Negotiating (Fall 2018)

Presentation Slides

Handouts:

Evaluating a Job Offer Worksheet.UCLA
Salary Negotiation Worksheet