Put Your Science to Work- Peter Fiske, PhD

Genome Sciences Building- Room GS100
March 21, 2013 - 2:00pm - 4:00pm

Practical advice and proven techniques to land the job of your dreams.  Young scientists in nearly every field are finding today's job market a confusing and frustrating place.  Learn about these topics:

~ Current and future employment trends and your options

~ An overview of effective career planning and job hunting

~ The TRUE breadth of career opportunities for PhDs

~ Sought-after skills and experience

~Developing a compelling CV, resume and cover letter, and more!

Dr. Fiske is a nationally-recognized author and lecturer on the subject of leadership and career development for young scientists and engineers. He is the author of To Boldly Go: A Practical Career Guide for Scientists (AGU Press, 1996). A new edition, Put Your Science to Work was published in December of 2000. From 1996 to 2000 he wrote the career advice column Tooling Up, read by over 60,000 scientists and engineers monthly and has lectured on the subject of career development for scientists to over 8,000 young scientists and engineers in the US and the UK. He presently writes the monthly on-line column Opportunities for the American Association for the Advancement of Science and, with fellow scientist/entrepreneur Dr. Geoff Davis, keeps an active dialog with the science community through his blog Engineering Scientists.

Please join us for a reception in the courtyard at 3pm.

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This event is brought to you by TIBBS, the UNC Graduate School, University Career Services and the Office of Postdoctoral Affairs.

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