Inaugural PhD Career Connect Bootcamp | San Diego, Canyon Vista, Yosemite Room, Saturday, 01. December 2018

WHO YOU KNOW, IS WHAT YOU KNOW
You have put a lot of time and effort into pursuing your PhD and postdoctoral degree. Now it’s time to learn from distinguished PhD professionals, from a variety of industries and professions, how to effectively leverage your research background, skills, and abilities into a satisfying career —no matter what you want to do.



Course Overview
In our unique bootcamps, PhD students and postdoctoral scholars like you gain practical “industry thinking” skills and mindsets that unlock professional awareness and confidence, empowering you to make your broad career aspirations a reality.
Join a collaborative learning experience, where you receive coaching and vital first-hand insights and tips from PhD professionals at top local employers that value your research background, skills and abilities.
During the course you’ll complete independent reflection exercises and participate in group discussions with industry professionals focused on clarifying and understanding: Who you really are, What you do well, and How best to share and articulate your distinct value to professional peers and employers.
Often overlooked by job applicants, this knowledge allows you to effectively and quickly align your value with the needs of employers, gaining self awareness and insight vital to building your confidence and standing out from the competition at every step in your job search.

Why Attend?
Are you confused about your career options (which are plentiful and diverse), about who to speak with, and where do you fit in the vast marketplace. Do you want to be paid what you’re worth and make a practical, immediate impact in your career on Day 1?
Join us to learn from distinguished professionals from top local employers, who understand the multifarious challenges PhD and postdoctoral scholars, especially, **** transitioning to a variety of careers opportunities in industry.


THIS COURSE WILL HELP YOU
+ Tell a story of what makes you unique and valued by employers.
+ Deeply understand and effectively align your value to professional markets and employers’ needs.
+ Define your conversation with your network and employers.
+ Find out and affirm where you fit in the marketplace.
+ Better understand the structure and strength of your existing industry network in San Diego and beyond, and get connected!


Who should attend?
PhD (and masters) student researchers, postdoctoral scholars, or professional with an advanced-degree from a T1 research institute interested in, or uncertain or confused about, their career options to a variety of diverse career opportunities, especially in San Diego.
Those you would benefit from completing a simple, but powerful personal "Plan of Action", while getting support and answers to their most pressing career questions from a diverse group of PhD professional mentors.
Individuals who would benefit from and appreciate a first-hand, behind-the-scenes look from professionals helping effectively identify, understand, align and effectively articulate your career needs and distinct value to specific industries and employers hiring individuals like you.

For more information, and testimonials from PhD scholars thriving in their careers, please take a moment to peruse our website. HERE
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BREAKFAST, COFFEE/TEA, AND OTHER REFRESHMENTS SERVED
LIMITED SEATING of 30: to keep a valued 6:1 particpant to PhD professional mentor ratio!

See you there!

Saturday, 01. December 2018, Canyon Vista, Yosemite Room, Inaugural PhD Career Connect Bootcamp | San Diego

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