Career Club


2023 Session 1 - Careers for PhDs (Jan. 18, 2023) in person (Alan Magee Scaife 1101)

Students begin the career exploration process by reflecting on their skills, values, and interests, and exploring careers that match their profile. This session involves small group discussions to enable students to better clarify what they are looking for in a career.

More resources coming soon!

2023 Session 2 - Conversations with Mentors (Feb. 15, 2023) online (Zoom)

This session provides space and structure for students and mentors to have conversations about student career goals. It will feature case-based discussions between groups of students and mentors on topics around career planning will include alignment of mutual expectations, work-life balance, and finding time for career planning. It concludes with mentor-trainee(s) meetings to begin discussions about individualized career plans.

Mentoring-related Resources:

  • "Mentoring Up": Learning to Manage Your Mentoring Relationships - Lee, S.; McGee, R.; Pfund, C.; Branchaw, J. book chapter in The Mentoring Continuum: From Graduate School Through Tenure, Syracuse University Press, Glenn Wright, editor, 2015.

  • Questionnaire for Aligning Expectations in Research Mentoring Relationships - Revised by Steve Lee and Stephanie House, originated from Ingrid Moses, Adapted by Margaret Kiley and Kate Cadman

Thank you to Dr. Tracey Baas at UTSA for her input in the development of this session!

2023 Session 3 - Building Your Network: Part 1 (March 15, 2023)

Coming Soon!

2023 Session 4 - Building Your Network: Part 2 (April 19, 2023)

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2023 Session 5: Resume/CV & Cover Letter Review (May 17, 2023) online (Zoom)

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2023 Session 6 - Marketing Yourself (June 21, 2023) in person BST S120

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Feeback on the program from 2021 Cohort!

Moving Forward!