University of Utah Career Services provides many resources for the job search and career planning. Check out their online resources, including free access to CareerShift, an online service helping you find networking opportunities.
Science magazine’s “Individual Development Plan” is a free service aimed at helping scientists in career planning. Questionnaires about your skills, interests, and values will match you to careers options and provide links and resources for each career.
Another Science magazine resource with articles on a variety of different science career paths and current science career trends
CADETS CAREER DEVELOPMENT TRAINING SERIES
TO FOSTER OPPORTUNITIES FOR PHD STUDENTS AND RESEARCH TRAINEES TO DEVELOP SKILLS FOR SUCCESS THROUGHOUT THEIR PHDS AND FUTURE CAREERS.
Monday, November 9, 2020 12:00PM - 1:00 PM Via Zoom
Networking and Finding Opportunity in the Modern Age: Covid Edition
Clement Chow, PhD, Department of Human Genetics
Roshni Rao, PhD, Director of PHutures at John Hopkins
Chase Neumann, PhD, Postdoctoral Fellow in the Greg Ducker's Lab
Tuesday, February 2, 2021 (Tentative)
Mental Health: How to Deal
Wednesday, February 17, 2021 (Tentative)
Project Planning and Follow-through
Monday, March 15, 2021 (Tentative)
Scientific Figure Design
Thursday, April 8, 2021 (Tentative)
Science in Government: Science Diplomacy and Advising
Wednesday, May 5, 2021 (Tentative)
Science Opportunities for International, Undocumented, and Minority Students
Thank you to all our Speakers and Guests!
Series Organized by the CaDeTs Student Committee
ANNUAL CAREER DAY
Tuesday, October 27, 2020
9:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Life After a PhD: 5 Lessons Learned While Designing my Career
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Non-Academic Panel Discussion
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Non-Academic Breakout Sessions:
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
ACADEMIC PANEL DISCUSSION
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
ACADEMIC BREAKOUT SESSIONS:
Baylor College of Medicine
CAREER RESOURCE LIBRARY
The Program Office has a collection of Career Resource books available to check out. Email firstname.lastname@example.org to check for availabilty.
Books about careers in academia:
Bloomfield, Victor A., and Esam E. El-Fakahany. The Chicago Guide to Your Career in Science: A Toolkit for Students and Postdocs. Chicago: U of Chicago, 2008. Print.
Feibelman, Peter J. A Ph. D. Is Not Enough: A Guide to Survival in Science. Reading, MA: Addison-Wesley, 1993. Print.
Reis, Richard M. Tomorrow's Professor: Preparing for Academic Careers in Science and Engineering. New York: IEEE, 1997. Print.
Books about non-academia careers:
Kreeger, Karen Young. Guide to Nontraditional Careers in Science. Philadelphia, PA: Taylor & Francis, 1999. Print.
Robbins-Roth, Cynthia. Alternative Careers in Science: Leaving the Ivory Tower. San Diego: Academic, 1998. Print.
Sindermann, Carl J., and Thomas K. Sawyer. The Scientist as Consultant: Building New Career Opportunities. New York: Plenum, 1997. Print.
Books about career planning and professional development:
Fiske, Peter S., and Peter S. Fiske. Put Your Science to Work: The Take-charge Career Guide for Scientists. Washington, DC: American Geophysical Union, 2001. Print.
Rosen, Stephen, and Celia Paul. Career Renewal: Tools for Scientists and Technical Professionals. San Diego: Academic, 1998. Print.