Core Programming

Core Curriculum
(Workshops Offered Quarterly)

  • Application Document Preparation (CV, Resume, Cover Letter, and Teaching, Research and Diversity Statements)
  • Networking
  • Job and Internship Search
  • Interviewing and Negotiation Skills

Careers in... Series (Panel Events throughout Academic Year)

Career exploration panels with invited professionals in STEM career fields Ex: Biotech, Data Science, Consulting, Science Policy, Business of Science

MyIDP Workgroup Series (Quarterly or by dep’tl request)

An individual development plan (IDP) helps you explore career possibilities and set goals to follow the career path that fits you best. This interactive session works with the MyIDP online tool.

Professional Etiquette Dinner (Offered Every 1-2 Years)

During this three-course dinner, graduate students and postdocs will learn rules for navigating a professional lunch or dinner, which is often part of the search process in both academic and professional interviewing contexts, and an integral part of professional careers.

Annual Conferences

  • UCLA Career Conference (alternate years, 2017)
  • Discipline Specific Professional Development Conferences (alternate years, 2018) Ex: This spring, watch for “Interview Week” April 30 – May 4, 2018