Academic Career Preparation Workshops

Predoctoral Mentorship Workshop

Unlock Your Potential with Our Academic Career Workshop Series! 📚

Greetings to all ambitious PhD students! Are you eager to embark on a transformative journey that will set you on the path to academic excellence? Look no further than our meticulously curated seminar series designed exclusively for PhD scholars like you. Over the course of 14 captivating sessions, we will delve deep into the most pressing topics that shape the landscape of academia and beyond.

1. Academia vs. Industry? The perennial question of choosing between academia and industry will be dissected from all angles, helping you make an informed decision about your future trajectory.

2. Take me to a Ph.D. Journey in a nutshell! Dive into the immersive experiences of seasoned PhD holders who will recount their trials, triumphs, and transformative moments that paved the way for their success.

3. Secrets of academic writing and distinguishing high-quality publishers from predatory ones. Uncover the enigmatic art of crafting compelling academic prose and master the skill of identifying reputable publishers amidst a sea of options.

4. Developing your CV for academic jobs in the U.S. Construct a captivating curriculum vitae that encapsulates your academic prowess and resonates with prospective employers in the dynamic US job market.

5. How do I begin academic networking and collaboration? Navigating the world of academic connections can be daunting, but fret not! Our experts will guide you through the labyrinth of networking, forging collaborations that transcend disciplines.

6. Academic job market and the interview process in the U.S. Equip yourself with the insights needed to navigate the intricate web of the US academic job market and excel in interviews that leave a lasting impression.

7. Identifying a research question vs. developing a research agenda. Transcend mere questions and delve into the realm of crafting a comprehensive research agenda that guides your academic pursuits cohesively.

8. Grant writing 101: Tips for grant writing for government and industry projects. Demystify the grant proposal process, be it for governmental initiatives or industry-funded projects, and elevate your chances of securing essential funding.

9. How to prepare for teaching in higher education in the U.S.? Cultivate the art of effective teaching tailored to the unique landscape of higher education in the United States, fostering engaging and impactful learning experiences.

10. Understanding tenure and promotion process. Gain an intricate understanding of the complex tenure and promotion journey, equipping yourself with the knowledge required to ascend the academic ladder.

11. Getting your feet wet: How to gain acceptance into high-quality academic conferences. Unravel the strategies to successfully secure your spot at prestigious academic conferences, amplifying the visibility of your research.

12. Time and Relationship Management in Academia. Strike a harmonious balance between your academic pursuits and personal life, while nurturing meaningful relationships that foster collaborative growth.

13. Subtraction by Addition: What not to have in your CV? Refine your curriculum vitae by discerning what elements to omit, ensuring that every inclusion serves the purpose of highlighting your accomplishments.

14. Professional communication and presence in the U.S. context. Sharpen your communication skills to navigate the professional landscape of the United States, fostering effective interactions that pave the way for success.

Join us in this transformative journey that promises to sculpt you into a well-rounded, informed, and empowered scholar. Each session is a gateway to invaluable insights, hands-on techniques, and expert guidance that will undeniably enrich your academic and professional life.

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2023-2024 Academic Year Curriculum Schedule

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