UW Career Center Workshops of Possible Interest


  • Academic Careers: Interviews Hopefully the effort you put forth in creating your application materials will earn you some interviews. Interviewing skills are essential if you want to land a faculty job. Come learn about faculty interviewing basics, tips for handling different types of interviews, and suggestions for interview follow-up. No registration required. Mon, 11/7, 3:30-4:30, Bagley 260
  • Academic Careers: Job Talks The job talk, also known as the research presentation, is a very important part of the faculty interview process. Advanced preparation is a must to avoid unnecessary scrambling after you’re invited to interview. Come learn the what, why, who, and how of effective job talks. No registration required. Thurs, 11/17, 3:30-4:30, Smith 304
  • Academic Careers: Salary Negotiations Are you concerned about the negotiation process? Now is the time to learn what to do after you’re offered an academic position. We’ll discuss strategies for negotiating a package that maximizes your personal & professional happiness, in the short-term and long-term. Faculty members from various disciplines will share their perspectives on the negotiation process. No registration required. Thurs, 12/1, 3:30-4:30, Smith 304


  • Finding Jobs & Internships 11/9, 3:30-4:30
  • Internships: What, Why, & Where 11/2, 3:00-4:00
  • Job Offer & Salary Negotiations 11/1, 3:30-4:30
  • Job Search for International Students 12/2, 12:30-2:00
  • Networking for Shy People (& Everyone!) 11/14, 3:30-4:30
  • Resumes & Cover Letters 11/8, 3:30-4:30; 11/30, 3:30-4:30
  • Successful Interviews 11/29, 3:00-4:30