Virtual Session

  • PCAs Present - Resume Writing 101: Essentials

    Thu, Oct 28, 2021, 7:30 pm to 8:30 pm

    Do you need to build your first resume or learn how to convert your high school resume to a college version?

    Peer Career Advisers (PCAs) trained by the Center for Career Development will teach you:

    1. The purposes of a resume
    2. Necessary components and format of a college resume
    3. How to develop descriptions and create impactful accomplishment statements

    Resume writing is also a great way to reflect on your experiences, achievements, and learning so far. It's never too early to start building your resume.

  • Presenting Yourself with Confidence

    Thu, Oct 28, 2021, 4:30 pm to 5:30 pm

    In collaboration with the Gender + Sexuality Resource Center, alumni will discuss how they approach presentation in professional settings as it relates to gender-normative clothing, body size, and industry standards/expectations.

    During this program, you will: 

  • Ph.D. Job Search Series: Writing Cover Letters for Academic Jobs

    Tue, Oct 12, 2021, 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm

    Along with your CV, your cover letter is an essential document to help you stand out from other applicants and get noticed in this hyper-competitive academic job market.

    This workshop will help you understand how to write your academic cover letter to showcase your academic accomplishments and tips for tailoring for specific jobs or institutions (e.g., teaching vs. a research-focused position).

    This event is part of the Ph.D. Job Search Series: 

  • Professional & Financial Journeys Alumni Panel

    Thu, Oct 7, 2021, 4:30 pm to 5:30 pm

    Join us for a multidisciplinary and multifaceted discussion around how different career paths influence financial decision-making. 

    Princeton alumni will talk about their personal financial journeys as they navigated their careers. This is an opportunity to hear personal stories and learn about career exploration while maintaining financial wellness. This event is a collaboration between the Financial Literacy Initiative and the Center for Career Development.

    Alumni panelists:

  • Interviewing 301: Technical Interviewing by Bloomberg

    Wed, Oct 6, 2021, 4:30 pm to 5:30 pm

    Standing out in the interview process is challenging. The Software Engineering Team and the Recruitment Team from Bloomberg will share tips and tricks when it comes to technical interviews as well as some common mistakes to avoid.

    • Annie Kadets – Engineering Recruitment
    • Trevor Bridgepaul – Engineering Recruitment
    • Pablo Gutierrez – Software Engineer
    • Sang Beom Kim – Software Engineering Team Lead
  • Applying to Grad School: Senior Workshop

    Tue, Oct 5, 2021, 4:30 pm to 5:30 pm

    Are you considering applying to a masters or Ph.D. program this year or next? Join us for an overview of the application process, how grad school admissions differs from undergrad, finding the right program for you, financing your graduate education and writing strong application essays.

    During this program, you will learn:

  • Ph.D. Job Search Series: Developing CVs for Successful Academic Job Search

    Tue, Oct 5, 2021, 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm

    Are you preparing for academic jobs? Your CV is one of the most essential elements in the hyper-competitive academic job market to help you stand out from other applicants and get noticed. Come learn about a list of core factors to consider in order to make your academic CV as effective as possible and tips for tailoring for specific jobs or institutions (e.g., teaching- versus research-focused).

    This event is part of the Ph.D. Job Search Series:

  • Alumni Panel: Tips for Law School Applications & Personal Statements

    Thu, Sep 30, 2021, 4:30 pm to 5:30 pm

    Are you thinking about applying to law school in the future or applying this cycle?

    Princeton alumni will share tips on how to translate your interests and experiences into a narrative for the law school application personal statement, and how to approach your diversity statement and optional essays. They will also talk about their careers and share advice for applying to law school.

    During this program, you will learn:

  • Ph.D. Job Search Series: Search Strategies for Jobs Beyond Academia While Managing Your Well-being

    Tue, Sep 28, 2021, 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm

    You will learn the basic recruitment process with job search resources and strategies to search for jobs beyond academia. Further, you will gain knowledge and skills on self-care and campus resources to promote your well-being during the job search process.

    This event is co-sponsored by Counseling & Psychological Services and part of the Ph.D. Job Search Series: 

  • Ph.D. Job Search Series: Cover Letters for Jobs Beyond Academia

    Tue, Sep 21, 2021, 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm

    In this workshop, you will learn how cover letters and resumes work differently for jobs beyond academia, and strategies to develop or refine the cover letter that can highlight your qualifications to set you apart from the crowd.

    This event is part of the Ph.D. Job Search Series: 

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