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Career Development Workshops

Our workshops will help you succeed, explore, search, and connect at every stage of your graduate career. See this calendar for full descriptions of our programs. (Note: Unless otherwise specified, you do not need to register to attend our workshops.)

Talking About Your Research

Explain your work effectively to different audiences

Thursday, June 8  |  3:30-5:00 p.m.  |  Lincoln Hall 1000


Resumes & Cover Letters: Explaining Your Graduate-Level Experience

Develop convincing application materials for a nonacademic job search

Wednesday, June 21  |  12:00-1:00 p.m.  |  Lincoln Hal 1000


Faculty Job Search Retreat

Go behind the scenes with a search committee, hear from faculty at a range of institutions, and get ready for the market

Tuesday, July 18  |  1:00-5:00 p.m.  |  Illini Union Illini Rooms BC



Nonacademic Interview Strategies for grad students & postdocs

Pitch your skills and experience to interviewers in industry, nonprofits, and government

Wednesday, July 26  |  3:30-5:00 p.m.  |  Lincoln Hall 1000


Staying Organized on the Job Market

Learn how to keep track of your job search as a busy grad student or postdoc

Tuesday, August 8  |  12:00-1:00 p.m.  |  Lincoln Hall 1000