Posts tagged Search Strategies

From CV to Resume via the Graduate School

Kate Stuart
September 11, 2017

From CV to Resume (for Graduate Students and Postdocs) Wed, Sept 13 4:00 - 5:00 pm 100 Alumni Hall (Lounge) Registration encouraged: https://goo.gl/forms/qx3oHLMGDHQnpxN22 Using actual resumes from actual employed people with advanced degrees, we'll go over the basics. If you're exploring positions in business, non-profits, government or industry, you'll need to create a resume from your academic CV. Presented by Ruth Schemmer, Asst Dean for Career Development.

Do You Speak Resume?

Kate Stuart
December 21, 2016

https://chroniclevitae.com/news/1643-do-you-speak-resume

Your CV is a long and detailed record of your achievements. Education, research, teaching, service — it’s all there. By contrast, a résumé is like a highlight reel. There’s a lot you’re going to have to leave out as you transform your CV into a résumé. And what you leave in will have to be reworded.  See more at: https://chroniclevitae.com/news/1643-do-you-speak-resume

Negotiation Workshop

Kate Stuart
December 21, 2016

Join us for the Negotiation Workshop led by Elliott Kruse, Vanderbilt Owen Graduate School of Management. Dr. Kruse will talk about critical concepts to use in your daily life, for negotiations big and small. You will hear about the research behind effective negotiation and learn practical tactics to help in almost any negotiation scenario. In the latter part of the workshop, participants will engage in a case study of a job offer negotiation to learn how to effectively manage a conversation about salary, benefits, etc, that accompanies a job offer.

Practice Faculty Interviews with Dr. Chalkley

Kate Stuart
November 17, 2016
Posted in Announcements

In the months of December, January, and February on Tuesday and Thursday mornings at 8:30am, Roger Chalkley is offering to help postdocs who are currently interviewing for research faculty jobs by doing an individual practice interview session. Participants must have a faculty position currently scheduled for academic faculty positions at a research institutions. If interested, you will be asked to fill out a survey about your current interviewing situation, dress as you would in a professional interview, and treat the opportunity like a real practice! 

New Web Portal to identify Federally-sponsored STEM Internships and Fellowships

Ashley Brady
April 27, 2016
Posted in Announcements

The U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Office of Science, along with the National Science Foundation (NSF) and the other participating agencies in the National Science and Technology Council’s (NSTC) Committee on Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics Education (CoSTEM), have launched a pair of web-based portals for searching Federally-sponsored opportunities in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) that target undergraduate students (stemundergrads.science.gov) and graduate students (stemgradstudents.science.gov).

Webinar: Building a Career Portfolio, via VU Alumni Association

Kate Stuart
April 12, 2016
Posted in Announcements

The Vanderbilt Alumni Association and VU Alumni Career Services are hosting a webinar of interest:  Learn how to demonstrate your impact with a portfolio through this free webinar led by Tiffany Franklin (BA'96) on Tuesday, April 19 at 1pm EST. More information and registration: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/285055359395380995   Webinar Summary:

Women's Center Events: Equal Pay Day, more

Kate Stuart
April 5, 2016
Posted in Announcements

The Margaret Cuninggim Women's Center is offering many events this month of interest to trainees: Equal Pay Day 2016  Tuesday, April 12  Equal Pay Day at Vanderbilt Discounts  8 a.m. - 10 p.m.  In honor of Equal Pay Day, businesses near campus will be offering various discounts to Vanderbilt women. The list of participating businesses can be found here. 

Resume 101 is back for 2016!

Kate Stuart
January 15, 2016

In this seminar led by Dr. Kim Petrie, you’ll learn how to craft a compelling résumé that showcases your professional skills and accomplishments. We’ll discuss the differences between CVs and résumés, strategies for turning your CV into a résumé, and tips for clearly and concisely presenting your experience. Then, in a mock hiring exercise, you’ll play the role of hiring manager and select candidates to interview for a job based on their résumé. 

The Job Search for International Students

Kate Stuart
January 15, 2016

https://events.vanderbilt.edu/index.php?eID=80807

The search for internships and post-graduate employment can be quite challenging for international students. This workshop, sponsored by the Graduate School, will help you understand the process and will address how to use all available resources to help you compete effectively in the job market. Registration requested: http://goo.gl/forms/vommx92dGO ​

"PhD Career Finder" tool on Versatile PhD

Kim Petrie
July 31, 2015

The Versatile PhD (VPhD, for short, in this blog post) is an online resource and community for PhDs considering careers outside the "traditional" academic faculty route. The Vanderbilt Graduate School is an institutional subscriber to VPhD, so Vanderbilt students and postdocs have access to all of VPhD's premium content. This includes real-life examples of PhDs and ABDs who went into each of the careers portrayed: their stories, advice, inside information about their fields, even the actual resumes and cover letters they used to get their first post-academic jobs. 

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