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Career Services Workshop

Enhancing Your Skills for an Effective Job Interview

Thursday 10/12 6:00PM - 7:00PM
Scaife Hall

Learn how to enhance the skills that you already have for effective job interviews both inside and specifically outside of academia. Registration required.

Last Updated On Wednesday, September 27, 2017 by Hill, Renee Turner
Created On Wednesday, September 27, 2017

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Fri 5/18/18
NIH Career Symposium (Bethesda, MD) Career Services Event
NIH Career Symposium (Bethesda, MD)
Fri 5/18 8:30AM - 4:15PM


The NIH Career Symposium highlights the diversity of career choices available to your generation of biomedical researchers. Whether you are a new graduate student, postdoc, or clinical fellow just beginning to consider career options or a senior student/fellow ready to look for a job, the NIH Career Symposium is for you. This event has 16 panels of career choices, ~60 speakers, and career skills sessions to help you prepare for the next step in your career.

Open to postdocs, clinical fellows and PhD-level graduate students. This event is free to attend (participants are responsible for their own travel expenses).

Wed 5/16/18
Postdoctoral Orientation to Career Development Career Services Workshop
Postdoctoral Orientation to Career Development
Wed 5/16 10:30AM - 12:00PM
Starzl Biomedical Science Tower

The Center for Doctoral and Postdoctoral Career Development (DPCD) holds this monthly seminar so that new trainees can participate early in their training. The objectives of this 90-minute program are to: highlight the importance of career planning and professional development, introduce career development programs and resources, provide a framework for career development, and facilitate networking with members of the University of Pittsburgh Postdoctoral Association. Registration recommended. S123 Starzl Biomedical Science Tower. 
Mon 5/14/18
Moving Your Workday to Wellness: Introduction to the Genius Break Method of Mindfulness Career Services Workshop
Moving Your Workday to Wellness: Introduction to the Genius Break Method of Mindfulness
Mon 5/14 5:30PM - 7:00PM
Scaife Hall

Mindfulness can contribute to better health and well-being for workers, and stronger performance outcomes concerning engagement, time management, social communication, and creativity. This event will introduce Pitt postdocs to the concept of mindfulness in the work place and lab setting. Sponsored by the University of Pittsburgh Postdoctoral Association (UPPDA). Registration required.

Tue 4/17/18
Virtual Information Session for National Biosafety & Biocontainment Training Program (NBBTP) Career Services Webinar/Online Event
Virtual Information Session for National Biosafety & Biocontainment Training Program (NBBTP)
Tue 4/17 1:00PM - 1:30PM


Join a representative from the National Biosafety & Biocontainment Training Program (NBBTP) for a brief and casual VIRTUAL information session with Q&A for graduate students, PhD candidates, post-docs, and alumni (minimum of a Master's degree) preparing for, or already pursuing, a biosafety career in a high containment facility.
Tue 4/17/18 to Thu 4/19/18
Versatile PhD: Ask Me Anything Online Forum Career Services Webinar/Online Event
Versatile PhD: Ask Me Anything Online Forum
Tue 4/17 to Thu 4/19


Do you have questions about how to find the right career path for you? Humanists, social scientists, life scientists, graduate students and postdocs in all disciplines are invited to ask questions and get personal support during this three-day career coaching session (4/17-4/19). Hosted by Fatimah Williams Castro, PhD and Thi Nguyen, PhD.

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Login to Pitt Bridges, Pitt Public Health's online job board and Web-based recruiting system.

To get moving in the right direction, schedule an appointment online. Joan Anson, director of career services, can also be reached by phone at 412-624-3806.

Other Sources for Career Development

For more workshops, visit Professional Development.  

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