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Graduate Workshops


The Career Development Center offers Graduate Student Career Workshops for students interested in pursuing employment in higher education institutions (an Academic Job Search) and industry specific positions (a Non-Academic job search).

All workshops are held in the Career Development Center located on the second floor in the Student Support Services Building (SU 220), Boca Campus. Registration is required for all graduate workshops which can be found by clicking on CDC Calendar of Events.
Graduate Student Workshop Spring 2010

CV Writing
January 26th, 2010 - 3pm
March 15th, 2010 - 2pm

If you’re applying for a faculty, teaching, research, or postdoctoral position, most likely you will be asked to submit a CV. Learn how to design & tailor your CV for particular positions and institutions. * This workshop is for Graduate students only.


Components of the Academic Application
January 27th, 2010 - 3pm
March 17th, 2010 - 3pm

The workshop provides an overview of the common components of higher education applications: cover letters, teaching portfolios, statements of research interests, and dissertation abstracts . * This workshop is for Graduate/Phd. students only.


Navigating the Academic Job Search
January 25th, 2010 - 3pm
March 16th, 2010 - 3pm

Learn about a career in academia including: various types of higher education institutions, faculty employment & salaries, career requirements & expectations, and how to begin your search. * This workshop is for Graduate students only.


Navigating the Non-Academic Job Search
January 28th, 2010 - 3pm
March 18th, 2010 - 3pm

Navigating the Non-Academic Job Search: Marketing Yourself Outside of Academia Are you thinking about pursuing a non-academic (outside of higher education) career? Are you wondering how your specific graduate degree may translate into employment outside of higher education? This workshop provides an overview of possible non-academic career paths and provides statistics on non-academic career choices by FAU graduate students and national doctoral students. It correlates academic areas of interest with possible non-academic employment opportunities. Then, the workshop details various transferable skill sets and offers examples as to how you can use them to market your experiences in non-academic environments. The final section discusses how to secure a non-academic position including job search and marketing tips.

All workshops will be held in the Career Development Center, Boca Campus, SU 220. If you have questions regarding these workshops and/or graduate student career services, contact Daniel Partouche @ (561) 297-3533.

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