Professional Development

The Work Workout: Your Academic Interview

April 07, 2014
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Pursuing an academic position and want to be ready when that next (or first) big job opportunity comes up? 

Start your academic-hiring-process training plan now with Your Academic Interview, the first session of the Work Workout series:

  • Date: May 8, 1:00PM - 4:00PM,
  • Location: Burnaby Campus
  • See this link to register

In this session, facilitated by Mary-Ellen Kelm, Associate Dean of the Office of Graduate Studies and Postdoctoral Fellows, and Tony Botelho, Manager of Career Services and Volunteer Services, you will:

  • Discover what to expect once you’ve been shortlisted for a position
  • Learn about key interview techniques
  • Participate in practice interviews in a small group setting.

The Work Workout series will help you gain insight and skills to help you apply for academic positions. Each session will focus on one aspect of the hiring process and will include practice exercises and peer feedback opportunities.

Please note this session is for postdoctoral fellows only. For information about the next graduate student offering in the Work Workout series please contact jamsden@sfu.ca

Photo: "running - I" by Seán Venn, Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike License

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