Friday, March 3, 2017

Life After Grad School Series featuring Karen Kelsky


Karen Kelsky Keynote and Workshop 
Hacking the Academic Job Market
Friday, April 7, 10:00 a.m.
Room 106 Classroom Building
A presentation on the state of the academic job market (for all graduate students, post-docs, faculty, and staff)

Advising for Advisors: How to Help Your Ph.D.s in a Time of Turmoil
Friday, April 7, 1pm
B108C Young Library 
Insights into advising/mentoring graduate students for current and future job markets (for all faculty and staff who advise/mentor graduate students)

Going Post-Ac: The Non-Academic Job Search
Friday, April 7, 3:00-4:30 p.m.
Room B108C W.T. Young Library
Insights into preparing for careers beyond the professoriate (for graduate students, their faculty advisors, and post-docs) 

Additional Life After Grad School Events
Meeting your Future Colleagues: Strategies for Effective Networking
Monday, April 10, from 6:00-7:30 p.m.
James F. Hardymon Theater in the Davis Marksbury Building
Developing contacts and exchanging information is an important skill for finding or furthering a career. In this panel discussion, graduate students will learn tips and strategies for networking and will discuss how to use social media effectively to navigate the job market (for graduate students and post-docs).

Transforming Yourself into a Competitive Candidate: Planning Early
 Tuesday, April 11, from 6:00-7:30 p.m.
James F. Hardymon Theater in the Davis Marksbury Building
Successful preparation for life after graduate school starts while still in the program! At this panel discussion, graduate students will learn what steps to take throughout the course of their program to finish well-prepared for the job market (for graduate students and post-docs).

Sponsored by the UK Preparing Future Faculty Program, the Graduate School, the Graduate Student Congress, and the College of Arts & Sciences’ Careers Beyond the Professoriate initiative.



Pre-Register Here