Job Talk Practices

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The Office of Fellowship Training offers fellows the opportunity to practice their "job talk" to a faculty audience and receive critiques from those faculty.    Fellows who have taken advantage of this opportunity in the past have found it to be very useful in preparing for upcoming job searches.

Fellows present their job talk to 2-3 faculty members and an audience of their peers.  Afterwards, the faculty critique the presentation, acknowledging positive aspects and suggesting areas that might benefit from changes.

 

SEEKING PRESENTERS:

To initiate the scheduling of your presentation, please email the OFT  including:

  • CV
  • Research Statement
  • Several available dates/times
  • List of any faculty you would like to have attend (we will make our best effort to schedule your preferred faculty)

 

Job Talk Practice Curriculum
Job Talk Practice Faculty Recommendations

Tips for the Job Seeker from Sarah Ross, PhD (April 2010)

Tips for the Job Seeker from Mick Milsom, PhD (April 2010)
Tips for the Job Seeker from Clare Mehta, PhD (April 2010)
Tips for the Job Seeker from Shannon McKinney-Freeman, PhD (May 2010)
Tips for the Job Seeker from Jill de Jong, MD, PhD (May 2010)
Lessons Learned from Job Talks (2009-2010)
Lessons Learned from Job Talks (2010-2011)

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