A brief post about some upcoming professional development opportunities for the month of November:
For those of you on or considering the academic job market, you might be interested in Beyond the Professoriate’s free webinar on “How to Write a Research Statement for Academic Job Applications.” The webinar will take place on Friday, November 9th from 2-3pm EST, and will feature tips from UNC’s very own Brian J. Rybarczyk, who is Assistant Dean of Graduate Student Academic & Professional Development. You can register to attend at this link.
A reminder about the 2018 NC Master’s and Doctoral Career Fair that will take place Tuesday, November 13th from 12:00pm to 4:00pm out at the Friday Center. If you’re interested in attending, you can see a list of the employers that will be there and register at this link. If you would like to go but don’t have transportation, please be in touch with me so we can work out some carpooling.
On Thursday, November 15th, from 2:00pm-4:00pm the Graduate School is sponsoring a free workshop on professional networking. The event will take place at the Graduate Student Center (211A West Cameron Ave), and you can register to attend here.
If you’re interested in applying for the Graduate Certificate in Business Fundamentals, the deadline to do so is November 21st at 11:59pm. If this is something you’re considering, I would recommend pursuing it sooner rather than later, as the required courses are offered variably in the fall and spring semesters. For more information and to apply, see their website. If you have any questions, you can reach out directly to Dr. Leah Townsend, Director of the Graduate School Professional Program. Applicants will be notified by December 10th.
As always, let me know if you have any questions or would like more information about any of these events and opportunities.