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STEM Workshops

The Graduate School offers free, interrelated workshops each academic year designed to provide professional development opportunities specifically for STEM students. These are branded as STEM Workshops under the auspices of the Baylor University Graduate School.

Fall 2018 Workshops

Beginning the Job Search

September 24 (3:30-4:30pm) BSB-C.230

This session will explore some of the varied career paths of Baylor alumni and introduce some of the online resources available to help you learn about opportunities outside of the academy. Our experienced Assistant Director Professional Development with the Office of Career and Professional Development, Amy Ames introduce you to Versatile Ph.D., a database of case studies and advice from scientists who work outside of academia. Dr. Kelli Barr, Assistant Professor of Biology, will be discussing her recent job search as well as strategies to network with others in academia. 

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Women in Science and Engineering: Discussion Panel

October 11 (3:00-4:30pm) BSB-E.231

Few of us can imagine maintaining a successful personal life and a thriving science career. Allow these successful women in science to tell you about their experiences holding science jobs in and out of academia and provide advice on successfully navigating your scientific career.

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Effective Scientific Communication

November 8 (3:30–4:30pm) BSB-C.124

Many STEM graduate students pursue careers outside of academia. Some never intended to become faculty, while others look to industry or government as a result of a tough academic job market or vocational change. The problem is that many students feel unsure how to learn about these options. This session will explore some of the varied career paths of Baylor alumni and introduce some of the online resources available to help you learn about opportunities outside of the academy. Our experienced Assistant Dean of the Graduate School - Dr. Chris Rios will introduce you to Versatile PhD, a database of case studies and advice from scientists who work outside of academia.

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