Professional Development Calendar


 

February 12: Career Advice from International Alumni

Alumni - Networking Event
Hosted by International Friendship Program
Feb 12, 2018 | 7:00 – 8:30PM | Livingston Student Center, Coffeehouse

Two Graduate and two undergraduate international alumni will be sharing their experiences and provide their perspectives. The event will also provide an opportunity for networking with alumni and fellow graduate students. Register here. Contact Paola Dominguez for questions.

 


 

February 15: Career in Biosafety and Safety Regulations

Career in Biosafety and Safety Regulations Thursday, February 15, 2018
2:00 PM to 4:00 PM Room F1196
New Jersey Cancer Center & Cancer Institute of New Jersey (CINJ),
205 South Orange Avenue,
Newark, NJ 07103

Jessica McCormick-Ell, PhD is a Rutgers alumna that works as the University Biosafety Officer. Dr McCormick-Ell oversees the biosafety program of BSL3 facilities of all Rutgers's campuses. Dr McCormick will give us and overview of her job and explain how her doctoral training supported her career choice. Masters and doctoral students, as well as postdocs are welcome to this event. Please register here. For more information contact Doreen Badheka

 


 

February 20: Career preparation:  Advice and Resources for Grad Students

Career preparation:  Advice and Resources for Grad Students
February 20, 2018 Tuesday; 4:30pm to 6:00pm,
Busch Student Center 122 ABC
604 Bartholomew Road, Piscataway, NJ 08854

Thinking about life after grad school?  This workshop will tell you about NEW resources available at the School of Graduate Studies and Career Services to help you prepare for and get a job, in or outside academia.  We will share advice from our own Rutgers alums who have moved on to successful careers outside academics.  Lots of opportunity for your questions. The session will be led by representatives from the Grad School and Career Services.  Light refreshments will be served. Please RSVP here. For more information, contact Ramazan Gungor.

 


 

February 27: From Bedside to Bench and Back: Regulatory requirements for collaborations between pharma industry and academia

Thinking about getting involved in clinical research?  Most pharmaceutical R&D and many clinical trials are now done outside of the company, so it is critical for both academic researchers and industry employees to understand how Good Laboratory Practice and Good Clinical Practice intersect.  Hear from Damir Hamamdzic, DVM, PhD to learn using a case study approach how the future success of personalized medicine and clinical research will depend on how patient materials are treated.   

February 27 from 5-6pm

Registration opens Jan 30.  To register, click here.

 


 

February 27: The Nuts and Bolts of Academic Book Publishing

The Nuts and Bolts of Academic Book Publishing
February 27, 2017 Tuesday; 4:30pm to 6:00pm,
College Avenue Student Center 411 ABC
126 College Avenue, New Brunswick, NJ 08901

This workshop will outline the basics of academic book publishing: types of publishers and publishing options, how to present your work to editors, and what makes an effective book proposal. You will leave with a better understanding of how your work, regardless of discipline, fits into the publishing industry, and with more confidence to approach editors. Kimberly Guinta, Executive Editor at Rutgers University Press, will lead the workshop. Light refreshments will be served. Please RSVP here. For more information, contact Ramazan Gungor.

 


 

March 1: Ace the Interview: Interviewing Skills for Graduate Students

Ace the Interview: Interviewing Skills for Graduate Students
Thursday, March 1, 2018 • 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Location: Busch Student Center, Career & Interview Center

Your resume can get you an interview, but the interview will get you the job! Don't get left behind by the competition. Prepare yourself today. Register for this program and learn the difference between traditional and behavioral interviewing, which questions recruiters ask most often, and strategies to make a positive impact on an interview. Register here. Contact Paola Dominguez for questions. 

 


 

March 29: Networking Workshop

Networking workshop
Thursday, March 29, 2018
4:30 PM to 6:30 PM
Rosemary Gellene room
Medical Science Building
185 South Orange Avenue
Newark, NJ  07103

Networking is the #1 word we hear in every career event - long-lasting connections will very likely help you land on that job interview. In this workshop, Ashley Rae Kark will teach us "the art of networking" and how to make the best impression. Topics include: introduction, business cards, thank you notes, and more. Masters and doctoral students, as well as postdocs are welcome to this event. Please register here. For more information contact Doreen Badheka

 


 

April 5: Writing a Resume & CV for Graduate Students

Writing a Resume & CV for Graduate Students
Thursday, April 5, 2018 • 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Location: Busch Student Center, Career & Interview Center

Your resume and cover letter are important tools needed to strategically present your qualifications as a graduate student seeking employment or other advanced opportunities. Addressing the needs of the reader while displaying appropriate credentials is the key balance to strike in these documents. This workshop will cover important basic strategies to effectively structure each of these documents as it pertains to a variety of disciplines and career fields. We will also present content on how to maximize your documents to appeal towards diverse target audiences, and considerations you should make when using these documents for academia and/or the workforce. Register here. Contact Paola Dominguez for questions.