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Framing Your Future

Framing Your Future Career Conference for Graduate Students & Postdoctoral Fellows

Career Conference for Graduate Students & Postdoctoral Fellows Spring 2022

Tuesday, April 12, 2022 | Monsanto Auditorium •  Bond Life Sciences Center & Zoom

Putting Your Best Foot Forward | 10-11:00 AM 

Good interview skills are always vital. Interviewers want to know that you can do the work, but there are specific qualities interviewers look for to help them determine your ultimate suitability to fill a position. Discover how to identify best practices for the interview process and strategies for you to stand out every time.

Presenter: Rebecca Wates, Ph.D., Senior Program Manager, KCAS Bioanalytical & Biomarker Services

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What’s Your Worth: Be Your Own Best Advocate | 1-2:00 PM 

Negotiating salary can be stressful and requires practice. Whether it’s for a first job or future raise, negotiating increases your potential to earn more and determines future salaries. Learn smart strategies for a salary negotiation, and how to make a persuasive – and successful – request that works for both you and your employer.

Presenter: Jennifer McGarr, Assistant Dean for Career Development and Student Services, MU School of Law

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Thursday, April 14, 2022 | Zoom Only

You’re Hired: Careers in Academia, Non-Profit & Science Communication | 1-2:00 PM

You did the work and got the degree, so what’s next? Jon Stemmle will mediate a discussion between Jaapna Dhillon, Jackie Glascock, and Josh Mueller about their career paths and how to achieve yours.

Presenters: Jaapna Dhillon, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, MU Nutrition and Exercise Physiology; Jackie Glascock, Ph.D., Director of Research Programs, Cure SMA; Josh Mueller, Ph.D., MOST Policy Initiative; Jon Stemmle, M.A., Professor, MU School of Journalism

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McFarland Graduate Student & Faculty Endowment in Science
Bond Life Sciences Center
ACES (Alternative Career Exploration in the Sciences)
Bond Life Sciences Center Graduate Initiatives