Science Careers Presentation, Singapore Friday Nov 21

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Science Careers Presentation, Singapore Friday Nov 21

Postby Dave Jensen » Wed Nov 19, 2014 3:41 pm

For any of our Singapore postdocs and graduate students who would like to know more about the career development topics we discuss here on the forum . . .

Please join me for the seminar and workshop, "Street Savvy Science: Career Development Strategies from Singapore and Beyond". Thank you to the DBS Graduate Student Society of the National University of Singapore for the kind invitation.

Date: Friday, November 21, 2014
Time and Location: 4:00 - 5:00 PM in the Department of Biological Sciences, National University of Singapore, 14 Science Drive 4 Singapore.
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For the technical professional, looking for a job is always difficult, because “soft skills” are not taught at the university in science and engineering programs. To make it worse, traditional job seeking skills like responding to ads don’t work very well if the economy isn’t in good shape. In this presentation you will hear about which tools to utilize and which skills to develop that will help you stand out from the pack. Believe that responding to companies’ internet websites is a good approach? Better think again... That’s last on Jensen’s list, and he’ll tell you exactly what happens when a resume or CV enters the pipeline via a company website. In this seminar, you’ll get the take-home skills necessary to be completely "street savvy" about your job opportunities and your career over the next few years.
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