Quick career advice for graduate students and postdocs!
Keep busy during the quiet period by getting some quick answers to these important career questions:
9-9:25am: How can I update and refresh my LinkedIn profile?
9:25-9:50am: How do I tailor my resume bullet points for a specific job ad?
9:50-10:15am: How do I ask a professional I don’t know for an informational interview?
10:15-10:40am: How should I stay in touch with someone I just conducted an informational interview with?
10:45-11:10am: How can I structure my answers for behavioral interviews using the STAR method?
11:10-11:35am: How can I ask good questions as a candidate in a job/internship interview?
11:35am-12pm: How do I find salary information as part of my job offer negotiation?
12-1pm: Open forum career Q&A for graduate students/postdocs on Zoom
How can I update and refresh my LinkedIn profile?
In this quick session, we will focus on your photo, URL, tagline, and summary. We will share a few best practices and then answer questions that you bring to the chat. If there isn’t time to get to your question, then join us for our open forum Q&A on Zoom from 12-1pm on the 22nd January (see: https://upenn.joinhandshake.com/events/640529), or sign up for our afternoon drop-ins or normal career appointments through Handshake for a 1:1 session with a career advisor. You can sign up for our extended same-day drop-ins on the morning of Friday 22nd January. Same-day drop-ins are also held every weekday from 2-3pm – look for open appointment slots between 9-11am each weekday morning.