PLAN Workshop - Alternative Academic Career Panel

Description. Graduate students come to alternative career paths from all directions – from purposeful interest to concern for job marketability. Often, they are uncertain about what possibilities exist, how to explore new fields, how to gain experience and skills in these areas, and what steps to take to begin their job search in fields outside of the academy. In this session, we’ll take a look at alternative career paths for graduate students from a career development approach: understanding how your interests and abilities can help you identify new career paths. You’ll learn more about yourself and your possibilities and leave with a plan to investigate a new career path. 
Learning outcomes. Reflect on their interests and skills related to alternative academic positions; Consider how they might explore potential altac career paths; Identify resources for more information about alternative academic positions.
Presenter(s). RMichelle Rodems, Ph.D., is associate director for graduate student professional development for the School of Interdisciplinary and Graduate Studies (SIGS). Michelle manages all interdisciplinary professional development for more than 4,000 University of Louisville graduate students, including coordinating the PLAN professional development framework of academies, workshops, learning communities, and reading groups, as well as conducting individual consultations. Michelle’s research and professional interests include teaching and learning in higher education, graduate student development and education, educational technology and social media, and professional development in higher education. 
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Tuesday, January 29 at 3:00pm to 4:30pm


Houchens Building, 105
2211 S. Brook Street , Louisville, Kentucky 40208

Event Type

Training & Development, Academic

Audience

Students

Departments

School of Interdisciplinary and Graduate Studies, PLAN

Website

http://louisville.edu/graduate/plan

Cost

free

Hashtag

##uoflsigs

Contact Name

Michelle Rodems

Contact Phone Number

502-852-3110

Contact Email

michelle.rodems@louisville.edu

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