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The Seventeenth Annual Academic Career Conference

Penn graduate students and postdoctoral fellows continue to benefit from faculty, administrators and advanced doctoral students who share their time and advice on preparing for academic careers.  The Academic Career Conference will include several programs in the fall semester with something for graduate students at various levels.

Since this conference first began 16 years ago, more than 60 faculty members and administrators, from Penn and area institutions, have participated in it or in its spring component, Faculty Conversations on the Academic Job Search and Academic Life.

Going on the Academic Job Market

Faculty Members Speak to Science and Engineering Doctoral Students and Postdoctoral Fellows; Monday, September 26, 4-5:30 p.m., G-16, Irvine Auditorium; Sharon L. Thompson-Schill, professor of psychology; Y. A. Elabd, assistant professor  of chemical and biological engineering, Drexel University; Josh Sabloff, assistant professor of mathematics, Haverford College.

The Insider’s Guide to Graduate Education at Penn

A Program for First-Year Ph.D. Students; Monday, October 3, 4-5:30 p.m., Room 305, Graduate Student Center; Jack Nagel, dean, Graduate School of Arts and Sciences and five advanced doctoral students/recent Ph.D.’s give first-hand advice on “what you and your department can expect from each other.”

To attend any of these programs, please sign up by sending an e-mail message to furlongj@pobox.upenn.edu or by calling (215) 898-7530. To see all programs that are part of the Academic Career Conference, see www.vpul.upenn.edu/careerservices/gradstud/programs.html.

–Julie Vick, Career Services

 

 



 
  Almanac, Vol. 52, No. 4, September 20, 2005

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