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WHAT’S HAPPENING IN JULY 2018?



Wednesday, July 11th 9:00 am to 1:00 pm
ACADEMIC JOB SEARCH SERIES: TEACHING-INTENSIVE POSITIONS
Where: PCTB STILE Classroom
Dr. Brian Rybarczyk, Assistant Dean, Graduate Student Academic and Professional Development at the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill and Associate Director of the NIH IRACDA SPIRE Teaching Postdoc program, will lead an interactive workshop on the job search process, CV, Teaching Statement and Research Statement. Short pre-workshop assignments will be shared with registered participants a few days before the workshop.
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Friday, July 13th 9:00 am to 6:00 pm
SCIPHD WORKSHOP: PREPARING SCIENTISTS FOR PROFESSIONAL CAREERS
Where: Welch Library
Being competitive and successful as a professional scientist, regardless of whether in an industry or academic setting requires mastery of scientific, business and social skills. Join SciPhD and the Professional Development and Career Office for a full-day workshop to gain hands-on training to identify and develop your skills in the Business of Science, Communications, Financial Literacy, Negotiating, and Project Management. Dr. Randall Ribaudo and Larry Petcovich will discuss topics such as critical skills needed in industry, developing experience statements, building a personal brand, social intelligence, technical literacy, and negotiating with your hiring manager and your PI. SciPhD provides training for scientists who want to transition from academia to non-academic careers. Numerous universities, medical schools, science academies and societies in the US and abroad have hosted SciPhD training programs. For more information about SciPhD and additional resources, visit sciphd.com.
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Wednesday, July 18th 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm
ACADEMIC JOB SEARCH SERIES: RESEARCH-INTENSIVE POSITIONS
Where: BSPH W4030
Dr. Pat Phelps will provide an overview of the Academic Job Search process and timeline. General tips for CVs, Research Statements and the job search process will be highlighted. Examples of successful academic packages will be shared. Attendees will be introduced to an assessment tool for Academic Career Readiness.
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Thursday, July 19th 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm
CAREER CLINIC: RESUMES AND COVER LETTERS
Where: 1830 E. Monument Street Bldg., Room 2-108
Join the PDCO for a workshop on Resumes and Cover Letters. The Workshop will highlight best practices for resume-building, emphasize how to market yourself effectively, and how to tailor your resume to a job description. The workshop will also critique various cover letters and create an outline of what you should include in your cover letter. Please consider bringing your resume, cover letter and a job ad of interest to you to the workshop.
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Wednesday, July 25th 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm
PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT SERIES: MBTI, LEADERSHIP, COMMUNICATION AND CAREER SUCCESS
Where: Rangos 590
The Myers-Brigg Personality Type Indicator (MBTI) helps you better understand your communication style, leadership style and careers that may provide optimal satisfaction. Every participant will take the online assessment tool before the workshop. The workshop will be comprised of four group activities followed by discussion of how your personality preferences impact your relationship with your mentor and colleagues and your leadership style. Careers relevant to each of the 16 personality types will be highlighted. This workshop is limited to 16 participants.
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Tuesday, July 31st 12:00 pm to 2:00 pm
ACADEMIC JOB SEARCH SERIES: DUAL CAREERS WORKSHOP
Where: BSPH W4030
Led by Kathy Forbush, Senior Director of Talent Management at Johns Hopkins Human Resources, this workshop is designed for trainees who will be going on the academic job market who have a partner or spouse who will also be seeking employment, academic or otherwise. Topics include: an overview of the dual career search process from the applicant and employer perspective, reasonable expectations of a dual career search, tips on when and how to raise the topic of your dual career search with a faculty search committee, and resources that you and your partner can use to search for non-faculty jobs at local universities. Spouses and partners are welcome, even if they are not Hopkins employees/students.
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Wednesday, August 1st 11:00 am to 5:45 pm
Application Deadline for Participation: Monday, July 23rd
JHU APPLIED PHYSICS LAB SITE VISIT & TOUR
Where: JHU APL, Laurel, MD
Join the Homewood Career Center and the JHMI Professional Development and Career Office for a tour of the JHU Applied Physics Lab facilities in Laurel, MD. APL hires recent PhDs and post-docs in a variety of technical fields, and this is a great opportunity to tour some of the APL’s research labs and meet with APL scientists and JHU alumni performing cutting edge research in areas such as space physics, hardware design, information system and communications engineering, and aeronautics.

To Apply to Participate: Please submit a current CV/resume along with a paragraph describing your interest in APL to Justin Lorts at mailto:Justin.lorts@jhu.edu by Monday, July 23. Applicants will be informed of their status by Friday, July 27.

Eligibility: Current doctoral students in the Whiting School of Engineering, Krieger School of Arts and Sciences, and School of Medicine are eligible to apply. Preference will be given to students in programs listed on the APL’s career areas website.

ALL APPLICANTS MUST BE UNITED STATES CITIZENS AND POSSESS CURRENT GOVERNMENT ISSUED IDENTIFICATION. NO EXCEPTIONS.
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Other Events

Wednesday, July 18th 6p
CLEARVIEW HEALTHCARE PARTNERS INFORMATIONAL AND CASE INTERVIEW WORKSHOP SESSION (RSVP required)
BSPH W3008 | Hosted by JHGCC
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Tuesday, July 24th 5:30p
DATA SCIENCE IN 30 MINUTES: THE ACCIDENTAL DATA SCIENTIST WITH KATRINA RIEHL, DIRECTOR OF DATA SCIENCE FOR HOMEAWAY.COM
Online Webcast | Hosted by the Data Incubator
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National Opportunities and News

2018 Insight Data Fellows Program.
Application deadline is July 9, 2018.
Baltimore Brain Series 2018 Fall Speaker Series Accepting Applications.
Applicants should send a title, brief (250 word) abstract, and their CV to BaltimoreBrainSeries@gmail.com by July 13, 2018 for consideration.
McKinsey & Company Advanced Degree Student Global Associate Role Online Info Session/WebEx
July 2 - July 12, 2018
Global Associate Role Application Deadline is July 15, 2018.
Find more information here.
Data Incubator Fall Data Science Fellowship.
JHM PDCO Jobs Board