Good news! There is another great webinar for the graduate community this week on how to plan a career. The talk will have a special focus on careers in academia. Information and the registration link for the webinar can be found below. Also, a friendly reminder that “Writing for Publication” webinar is this Wednesday at 10 AM ET!
Date and Time: Tuesday, Dec 3rd at 2PM ET
Learn how to create a flexible career plan for yourself, and identify and leverage your skills, expertise and experience to find a career (not just a job) that is right for you. Special emphasis will be placed on tips for finding and launching a career in academia, but we will also incorporate the development of a contingency plan for the unexpected twists and turns in life.
Alaina G. Levine is a Contributor to National Geographic, science and engineering writer, science and engineering careers consultant, professional speaker and corporate comedian. Her new book on networking strategies for scientists and engineers will be published by Wiley in 2013/14. As President of Quantum Success Solutions, a career consulting enterprise with a focus on advancing the professional development expertise of scientists and engineers, she has been advising emerging and established scientists and engineers about their careers for over a decade, and has consulted with tens of thousands of early- and mid-career scientific and engineering professionals. The author of over 100 articles pertaining to science, science careers and business in such publications as Science, Nature, Smithsonian, Scientific American Online, IEEE Spectrum, New Scientist, and COSMOS, Levine was recently named a Contributor to National Geographic, where she writes and blogs for NatGeo’s website. She also pens the Profiles in Versatility career column for the American Physical Society’s national publication, APS News.
- SWE Webinar: Writing for Publication (swegrad.wordpress.com)