Welcome to the NEW UPPDA Postdoc Career Club page! Here you will find career development resources and links to events hosted by the Career Club, created by the Career Development Committee. Stay tuned for more information to come!
4/13/16 "The Write Stuff: Resume Writing & Cover Letter Essentials" Mark Burdsall, Director of Organization Development, University of Pittsburgh
3/9/16 "It's your turn! Self-branding with Social Media" March Parko, MPA, Sr. Staffing Manager, Randstad
The Postdoc Career Club is on hiatus for January, but stay tuned for information about our February event!
12/1/16: "Tips for Job Seekers from A Recruiter's Perspective" Kerry Boehner, Executive Recruiter from KOB Solutions, Inc., has graciously shared her slides with us.
11/3/16: "Careers in Academic Teaching"
10/6/16: "Chalk Talks 101" Anne-Marie Oswald, Ph.D., Assistant Professor in the Department of Neuroscience, has kindly provided us with a handout from this seminar.
9/1/16: "From Lab Coat to Laptop: A Career In Science Writing and Science Communication"
8/11/16: Five Common Interview Styles - Featuring Holly Wilbanks from the Wilbanks consulting group.
7/7/16: Elevator Pitch workshop
6/2/16: Peer-to-peer CV/resume editing workshop -- View the slides for this workshop here.
PCC events will be held the first Thursday of each month. Check back here or on our events calendar for future workshops.
Interested in pairing up with a partner for CV/resume editing and mock interview practice? Check out the flyer here for a link to a partnering document.
CAREER DEVELOPMENT RESOURCES
- How to identify skills you already use
- How to translate your skills into achievement statements
- List of skills template
- Example summary statements
- Resume template
- Example resumes
- Resume rubric
Networking & Interpersonal Skills