IPS support to attend virtual career conference

by Chava Nerenberg, Graduate Programming Assistant
Monday, April 12, 2021 9:30 AM

Beyond the Professoriate's 8th Annual Online Career Conference* features 16 PhDs from all academic disciplines, who will discuss networking, resume writing, online job search strategies, and how to manage a career transition. This year’s conference will also directly address tips and strategies for navigating the job market during the Covid-19 recession and economic recovery. 

*This opportunity qualifies for UCSB's Individualized Professional Skills (IPS) Program. Learn more and apply for funding to attend the conference.

Attend Live: May 1 and 8, 2021 starting at 08:00 AM (PT) both days.

Where: Online via Zoom

Register here

Video Replay: 30-day replay available, starting May 15th.

Price*: $59 for All Access (live + replay), $29 for Live Only attendance. 
*This opportunity qualifies for UCSB's Individualized Professional Skills (IPS) Program. Learn more and apply for funding to attend the conference.

Who Should Attend: Graduate students, recent PhDs, postdocs, adjuncts, faculty members, and anyone else interested in learning about career options for PhDs.

Program Overview:

1 May 2021 8 a.m. PT to 1p.m. PT

One hour instructional webinars to teach you job search strategies. Topics include:

  • How to Explore Career Options that Leverage Your Education
  • How to Find Your Best Career Fit
  • How to Translate Your Academic Skills and Experience
  • How to Find Mentorship and Why You Can’t Job Search Alone

8 May 2021 8 a.m. PT to 1p.m. PT

Panel discussions with PhDs who have launched successful non-faculty careers. Topics include:

  • Networking and Staying Socially Connected
  • Hiring and Negotiating in a Nonacademic Job
  • How to Transition Into a Nonacademic Job
  • Job Searching During Covid-19