Isaiah Hankel Visit (for graduate students)

Isaiah Hankel Visit (for graduate students)
Apr 5 2017 -
12:15pm 4:45pm
see info below
Type of Event: 
For Graduate Students

Cheeky Scientist Coming to UNC!

Isaiah Hankel, PhD is the founder of Cheeky Scientist - a training platform specializing in helping PhDs who are seeking non-academic careers.  Isaiah is a PhD trained Cell Biologist and has worked extensively as a Fortune 500 consultant in the biotechnology industry with some of the world’s leading corporations, including Amgen, GlaxoSmithKline, Pfizer, Roche and Genentech.

Join Isaiah for 1, 2 or all 3 of these hands on career workshops taking place Wednesday afternoon April 5th.  

Workshop 1: Resumes and Transferable Skills: How to Tailor Your Resume for Industry Jobs

Wednesday April 5th 12:15 - 1:30 in Bioinformatics 1131. Pizza lunch for all registrants starting at noon

Watch Isaiah’s personal message explaining workshop 1 to UNC trainees at:

Isaiah will highlight the main mistakes that are made on a resume and how to overcome them. He will show jobseekers the right transferrable skills that hiring managers and recruiters are looking for in industry. The layout of a resume must allow the reader to gather information within 7 seconds. Isaiah will show you what that layout looks like. Please bring a draft of your resume to work on during the session.

For more details and to register for workshop 1 visit:

Workshop 2: Creating a Career Strategy for Career Success 

Wednesday April 5th 2:00 - 3:15in BCBS Auditorium, MHRB

Watch Isaiah’s personal message explaining workshop 2 to UNC trainees at:

In this workshop Dr. Isaiah Hankel will cover the entire workflow of creating a career strategy and how it should be approached. Isaiah will also cover the psychology of a person in transition and how to overcome imposter syndrome. Lastly, participants will learn how to take into consideration personality, lifestyle, and individual career goals as you transition into a role that is more fulfilling. 


For more details and to register for workshop 2 visit:

Workshop 3: The Modern Job Search; Using LinkedIn to Maximize Your Job Search Effectiveness 

Wednesday April 5th 3:30 - 4:45 in BCBS Auditorium, MHRB. Reception with Isaiah Hankel immediately after workshop till 5:30pm

Watch Isaiah’s personal message explaining workshop 3 to UNC trainees at:

This workshop will cover all the key elements of the LinkedIn profile and how each section should be used strategically to maximize it’s impact. In addition, Isaiah will show attendees how to use LinkedIn algorithms to support their job search and sell themselves to perspective employers. Workshop component: Completing A LinkedIn Profile


For more details and to register for workshop 3 visit: