The PDCO is happy to collaborate with faculty, PhD programs, post-doctoral fellows programs, or other administrative offices to support your career development needs. Below is a partial list of topics that PDCO has given workshops or seminars on to support department meetings or retreats, student groups, courses, or other events and programming. Contact Doug Dluzen to set up a date or find out more information about our workshops.
Topics include but are not limited to:Time Management
Creating Tailored Resumes
Navigating USA JOBS
Best Practices in Networking
Negotiation Strategies and Navigating Job Offers
NIH and NSF Grantsmanship – F, K, and other Awards
Writing the NIH Biosketch
The Academic Job Hunt
Making the Most of Your Internship Experience
Communication Your Research
Career Awareness and Exploration Panels
Making Your Career Transition a Success
And many more!
Participate in our programs!
Help trainees prepare for their careers by contributing to PDCO programming.
- Provide feedback on academic job applications (CVs, cover letters, research and teaching statements), grant proposals, and resources for the Academic Job Search Series and the Specific Aims Speed Reviews.
- Lead workshops on presentation and writing skills, academic research careers, teaching, drug development, etc., through the OPTIONS Career Communities series.
- Share your stories, experiences, and expertise by sitting on panels for the iCAN speaker series and more.
Share career resources with your PhD students!
Find resources to share with your PhD students throughout our website and in this shareable PDF.