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March 2017

The Anatomy of a Case Interview for Graduate Students

March 29 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Graduate Student Center, 211A West Cameron Ave.
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States
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In recent years, consulting firms have begun to hire more and more advanced professional degree (or APD) candidates. Because of this, many PhD candidates in a variety of disciplines are becoming interested in this field. This seminar will dive deep into the concept of case interviews, an integral part of any consulting job interview. A thorough introduction to the world of consulting and case interviews will be followed by an integrated case workshop, in which attendees will be asked to…

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April 2017

Ph.D. Careers in Think-Tanks, STEM disciplines

April 3 - April 7

Versatile PhD will host a free panel discussion on PhD Careers in Think Tanks for STEM disciplines, April 3-7, 2017. This is an online, asynchronous panel. STEM PhDs can positively impact society by working in think tanks, non-academic research organizations that influence public policy around an important issue or cluster of issues. Think tanks hire PhDs to conduct and evaluate studies and help develop policy recommendations. Start here: vphd.info/upcoming-panels

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Cheeky Scientist Workshop: Resumes and Transferable Skills- How to Tailor Your Resume for Industry Jobs

April 5 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Bioinformatics 1131, Chapel Hill, 27599 United States + Google Map

Location: Bioinformatics 1131 Watch Isaiah’s personal message explaining workshop 1 to UNC trainees at: https://player.vimeo.com/video/202679582 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 mangers 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…

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Cheeky Scientist Workshop: Creating a Career Strategy for Career Success

April 5 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Blue Cross Blue Shield Auditorium, MHRB, Chapel Hill, 27599 United States + Google Map

Location: BCBS Auditorium, MHRB Watch Isaiah’s personal message explaining workshop 2 to UNC trainees at:https://player.vimeo.com/video/202679596 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.  REGISTER:  https://isaiahhankel.leadpages.co/unc1/

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

April 5 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Blue Cross Blue Shield Auditorium, MHRB, Chapel Hill, 27599 United States + Google Map

Location: BCBS Auditorium, MHRB Watch Isaiah’s personal message explaining workshop 3 to UNC trainees at:https://player.vimeo.com/video/202679615 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. Reception with Isaiah Hankel immediately after workshop till 5:30 PM. REGISTER:  https://isaiahhankel.leadpages.co/unc3/

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