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Workshops 2019-2020

Download PDF of 2019-2020 PhD Career Development Workshop Schedule.

Doctoral students and postdocs at all stages of their training should participate in free in-person and online workshops to learn more about important career and professional development topics. The 2019-2020 workshops are posted in the events calendars of both the Graduate School the University Career Center & The President's Promise. Students an postdocs must pre-register for in person events through their Careers4Terps (C4T) account. 

Many of the PhD Career Development Workshops will be offered as webinars via Webex. All Maryland students, faculty and staff have access to Webex. You can log into each of the following webinars 15 minutes before the start time. Note: You will need to log into your Webex account with your CAS authentication. The fall 2019 Webex workshop schedule and links to register for each webinar is below.  

Day Date Time Title/Link to Webex Event (Click to join the webinar at least 10 minutes prior to start time.)
Friday 8/23/2019 12-1 pm

Resumes, CVs and CoverLetters
Link to session recording, slides, and materials.

Friday 8/30/2019 12-1 pm PhD-Navigating to Your Dream Career
Link to session recording, slides, and materials.
Tuesday 9/3/2019 12-1 pm

PhD-Making the Most of the Fall Career Fair
Link to session recording, slides, and materials.

Friday 9/6/2019 2:00-3:00 pm

PhD-How to be Career Ready- Tips for International Doctoral Students & Postdocs
Link to session recording, slides, and materials.

Tuesday 9/10/19 12-1 pm PhD-Academic Job Search Overview
Link to session recording, slides, and materials.
Friday 9/20/2019 12-1 pm

PhD-How to Apply for Federal Jobs & Internships
Link to session recording, slides, and materials.

Thursday 9/26/2019 12-1 pm Turn Your PhD Research Project into a Startup (attend online via WebEx)
Link to session recording, slides, and materials.
Friday 9/27/2019 12-1 pm

PhD-Industry Job Search Overview
Link to session recording, slides, and materials.

Tuesday 10/1/2019 4:30-6:00 pm Rita B. Leahy Career Series: Careers for PhDs in Data Science
Link to session recording, slides, and materials.
Friday 10/11/2019 12-1 pm PhD-Overview of Screening & Onsite Interviews (Registration Link)
Friday 10/18/2019 12-1 pm PhD-Effective Interviewing (Registration Link)
Friday 11/1/2019 12-1 pm PhD-Evaluating Job Offers (Registration Link)
Wednesday 11/20/2019 4:30-6:00 pm Rita B. Leahy Career Series: Advocacy & Policy Careers for PhDs (attend online via WebEx)