Professional Development for a Graduate Student

program
Thursday 14:00-15:50 1F Auditorium, IMB, AS

Professional Development for a Graduate Student for Spring 2020

Organizer: Dr. Jun-An Chen & Dr. Yen-Ping Hsueh

Purpose: This event series includes talks, workshops, panels, and events that can help students identify and develop professional skills to prepare for careers in academia, industry, government, nonprofit and entrepreneurship. Series include: Core Competencies, Ph.D. Career Paths, Academic Job Search Series and Careers Beyond Academia.

  Date Topic Lecturer
1.
03/05
How to give a great seminar and tips for presentation skills [handout] Suewei Lin
2.
03/12
How to write a good manuscript, from cover letter to rebuttal letter    Jun-Yi Leu
3.
03/19
How to manage your PhD life more efficiently   Jun-An Chen
4.
03/26
How to manage the stress during your PhD   Mei-Wen Fong
5.
04/09
Scientific misconduct and research ethics    Tien-Hsien Chang
6.
04/16
The female perspectives in life science [handout] Wen Chang & Yen-Ping Hsueh
7.
04/23
Writing a fundable proposal   Tien-Hsien Chang
8.
04/30
Resume and CV workshop   Jun-An Chen
9.
05/07
Advices in academia career (I)   Bon-chu Chung
10.
05/14
How to prepare yourself for a job position interview   Sheng-hong Chen
11.
05/21
To move from academia to industry, and prepare for your future (I) [handout] Ying-Ja Chen
12.
05/28
How to prepare the QE   Yen-Ping Hsueh
13.
06/04
To move from academia to industry, and prepare for your future (II)   Michael Chou
14.
06/11
Advices in industrial career (I)   Will Chiang
15.
06/18
Advices in industrial career (II)   Kien-Thiam Tan
16.
TBA
How to deal with scientific confrontation and dispute   Jun-An Chen

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