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The Fifteenth Annual Academic Career Conference for Ph.D. Students and Postdocs

The conference is co-sponsored by Career Services and the
Deputy Provost.

Getting Ready for the Academic Job Search

A Workshop for Science and Engineering Doctoral Students and Postdoctoral Fellows
Tuesday, September 16, 4-5:30 p.m., Chemistry Building, Room 102. A Career Services career counselor will talk about preparing written materials, identifying sources of job openings, obtaining recommendations, the academic timetable, and getting ready for interviews.

Going on the Academic Job Market

A Program for Humanities and Social Sciences Doctoral Students
Monday, September 22, 4-5:30 p.m., Golkin Room, Houston Hall

A Program for Science and Engineering Doctoral Students and Postdoctoral Fellows
Tuesday, September 23, 4-5:30 p.m., Golkin Room, Houston Hall. Faculty members from Penn and other institutions discuss applying for faculty positions, preparing for interviews, and what happens on search committees.

Thinking About Your Academic Career at the Early Stages of Graduate Study

Laying the Groundwork for Your Future: Assembling a Dissertation Committee, Finishing Efficiently, and Ending up with What you Need to Go on the Job Market: A Program for Second Year-Plus Doctoral Students
Tuesday, October 7, 4-5:30 p.m. Location TBA. Faculty speakers will discuss selecting and working with your dissertation committee, staying on track, teaching, and starting to present your work.

The Insiders' Guide to Graduate Education at Penn: A Program for First-Year Ph.D. Students
Thursday, October 9, 4-5:30 p.m., Class of '49 Auditorium, Houston Hall. With Deputy Provost Peter Conn moderating, advanced doctoral students/recent Ph.D.'s, will give first-hand advice on being a successful graduate student including getting off to a good start, choosing a committee, and completing one's program successfully and expediently.

Beyond the Dissertation

Getting Published
Thursday, October 23, 4-6 p.m., University of Pennsylvania Press, 4200 Pine St. Staff of the University of Pennsylvania Press will discuss book publishing of research including choosing a publisher.

Sign-ups requested for these programs. Please send a message to vick@pobox.upenn.edu.

 


  Almanac, Vol. 50, No. 4, September 16, 2003

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