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This Month at The Career Center for Graduate Students October 2009

October features a large number of events for graduate students, both one-time workshops and day long conferences. The Career Center partners with many other units on campus to bring you events focused on career options both within and outside the academy. You can also check out our blog on nonacademic careers, and join the discussion with your comments.

See the full schedule with details.

This Month - October 2009

PhD Blog on Nonacademic Careers
Preparing Future Faculty Conference: Getting Ready for an Academic Career, October 7
Careers and Internships in U.S. Government Foreign Affairs, October 15
International Opportunities Fair, October 22
The Job Talk: A’cing the One-Question Test, October 26

Also, the Career Center launches it academic job search blog to support you in that process:

http://blog.careercenter.dsa.umich.edu/category/phd-academic/

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Our blog will offer perspective, advice and resources on a variety of job search topics, beginning with our first post on what it means to be job search ready. The blog will also feature periodic posts from the real experts — faculty who bring the search committee perspective.

I hope you'll get involved with the blog in a few ways:

* Take some time to read the posts.
. And if you like what you read, go ahead and subscribe.
* Add your comments, share your advice. Each of you will have your own stories to share as you go through the job search process, stories that can help others as well.
* Let me know what you would like to read about. The blog will be most useful if it meets your needs, so I'd like to hear what's on your minds.

Thanks,

Tom
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Tom Lehker
Senior Assistant Director,
The Career Center
3200 Student Activities Building
Ann Arbor, MI 48109-1316
734-764-7460
tlehker@umich.edu

Posted by kkowatch at October 2, 2009 12:03 PM

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