260.813.01 SURVIVAL SKILLS FOR ACADEMIA IN THE LAB SCIENCES
Aimed at providing MMI and other lab sciences with the skills necessary to present and publish data and to find post-docs and/or jobs in the laboratory sciences. Topics include time management and organization, preparing effective conference presentations, manuscripts, and curriculum vitae, networking, interviewing, and getting hired.
This course will prepare you to be able to do the following: 1. Give effective presentations at conferences 2. Think creatively and independently 3. Prepare an application package 4. Interview for a job
The course should make it possible for you to do the following: 1. Time management 2. Organize a poster or verbal presentation 3. Write effective cover letters 4. Prepare a curriculum vitae or resume 5. Write and review manuscripts
After successfully completing this course, you will be able to do the following: 1. Publish and review manuscripts 2. Present your research more effectively 3. Successfully network 4. Understand the interview process 5. Get hired for a postdoc or job (either academic or non-academic)
- Tuesday 12:00 - 12:50