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.
Friday, September 6th 2019
Being Proactive in your Career: How to Communicate Effectively
Barbara Wilson, PhD, Dean of College of Nursing
Ofer Rog, PhD, Assistant Professor of Biology
Minna Roh-Johnson, PhD, Assistant Professor of Biochemistry
Friday, October 4th 2019
Finances in the Scientific World: How to Find Funding & Plan Spending at Any Stage
Brent Brown, Director, Office of Sponsored Projects
Bryan Webster, Associate Director, Dept. of Pathology
Kristen Kwan, Associate Professor, Dept. of Human Genetics
Friday, October 25th 2019
Advocating for Science & Reaching a Broader Audience
Amy J. Hawkins, PhD, Instructor, Department of Biochemistry
Court Strong, PhD, Associate Professor of Atmospheric Sciences
Friday, November 15th 2019
Strategic Planning & Goal Setting for your PhD & Beyond
Kyla Ost, PhD, Postdoctoral Fellow, Dept. of Pathology
Allison Weis, PhD, Postdoctoral Fellow, Dept. of Pathology
Matt Miller, PhD, Assistant Professor of Biochemsitry
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 email@example.com 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.