Career Development Workshop

July 22-23, 2020

Hartford Marriott Downtown, Hartford, CT

The LANS Career Development Workshop is an opportunity for graduate students and postdocs to learn more about potential career paths, build their professional network,  and apply practical advice to the next phase of their careers. Participants can expect to leave this workshop with:

  • A professional development plan
  • An expanded professional network of peers and mentors
  • Tools to market themselves to potential employers
  • Advice to improve their resumes or CVs

The workshop will feature TLA Talks, brief presentations focusing on a variety of career pathways. In addition to the speakers, Professional Career Mentors will be invited to share their experiences and provide career advice for participants. Speakers and Professional Career mentors will represent a variety of professions including:

  • Academia
  • Consulting
  • Government and Policy
  • Higher Education Administration
  • Industry
  • Non-profit

Should you decide to participate in our next Career Development Workshop, here is what you can expect. The Leadership Alliance will cover travel (up to $500) and hotel (room & tax only) for all attendees. For more information, visit the reimbursement policy page.

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This workshop did an excellent job at helping me to identify careers that I would be interested in and the skills I need to build to reach my career goals.”

2018 CDW Attendee