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Work your career: How to strategically position yourself for career success

Event #1226
Work your career: How to strategically position yourself for career success
When: 

Wednesday, May 30, 2018

13:30 - 15:00
Where: 
Series: 
Career Corner
Who can attend: 
General public
Language: 
English
This open event is hosted by: 
Federation for the Humanities and Social Sciences
University of Regina

How can prospective and recent PhD students best position themselves for rewarding careers? Do you have to choose between preparing for an academic or non-academic career path? Drawing on research and their personal career histories in the nonprofit, government and academic sectors, the speakers will outline tools to: identify current career competencies and networks; create an action plan to increase competitiveness for both academic and non-academic careers simultaneously; and articulate competencies to potential employers. Current and recent PhD students, postdoctoral fellows, and graduate supervisors and chairs in the social sciences and humanities should plan to attend.

Speakers: Loleen Berdahl, Professor, Department Head of Political Science, Faculty of Political Science, University of Saskatchewan; Jonathan Malloy, Professor, Department of Political Science, Carleton University