Introduction to Professional Development

These seminars highlight the importance of early career planning and professional development. Engaging in career planning and professional development will provide Pitt graduates a competitive advantage when they are ready to enter the workforce, regardless of their career path.
Friday, February 15, 2019 - 12:00pm - 1:30pm
S100 Starzl Biomedical Science Tower

Intended for doctoral students within the first two years of their studies, this seminar is designed to be a call to action for doctoral students to take ownership of their career planning and professional development in the same way they will be responsible for their scholarly development.

This seminar will highlight the importance of early career planning and professional development to all career options, including careers in academia.

Engaging in career planning and professional development early in one’s doctoral studies will provide Pitt graduates a competitive advantage when they are ready to enter the workforce, regardless of their career path.

Presenter

Darlene F. Zellers, PhDDarlene F. Zellers, PhD 
Associate Vice Chancellor for Academic Career Development, Health Sciences
Director, Office of Academic Career Development, Health Sciences
Director, Center for Postdoctoral Affairs in the Health Sciences
Associate Dean for Postdoctoral Affairs, School of Medicine
University of Pittsburgh

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Thursday, February 21, 2019 - 12:00pm - 1:30pm
O'Hara Student Center, Dining Room

Intended for doctoral students within the first two years of their studies, this seminar is designed to be a call to action for doctoral students to take ownership of their career planning and professional development in the same way they will be responsible for their scholarly development.

This seminar will highlight the importance of early career planning and professional development to all career options, including careers in academia.

Engaging in career planning and professional development early in one’s doctoral studies will provide Pitt graduates a competitive advantage when they are ready to enter the workforce, regardless of their career path.

Presenter

Darlene F. Zellers, PhDDarlene F. Zellers, PhD
Associate Vice Chancellor for Academic Career Development, Health Sciences
Director, Office of Academic Career Development, Health Sciences
Director, Center for Postdoctoral Affairs in the Health Sciences
Associate Dean for Postdoctoral Affairs, School of Medicine
University of Pittsburgh

Register

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Wednesday, February 27, 2019 - 12:00pm - 1:30pm
O'Hara Student Center, Dining Room

This seminar is designed to be a call to action for doctoral students to take ownership of their career planning and professional development in the same way they will be responsible for their scholarly development. It is customized for students in the later stages of their graduate program. This program will provide an overview of career planning strategies modified for a shortened and more urgent timeline. We will also discuss how to identify resources from the vast array that exist at the University and online.

Presenter

Darlene F. Zellers, PhDDarlene F. Zellers, PhD
Associate Vice Chancellor for Academic Career Development, Health Sciences
Director, Office of Academic Career Development, Health Sciences
Director, Center for Postdoctoral Affairs in the Health Sciences
Associate Dean for Postdoctoral Affairs, School of Medicine
University of Pittsburgh

Register

Register Here

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