2017 Post Doc Appreciation Week

Please join us for a number of events that have been planned by The Center of Graduate Life to celebrate National Post Doc Appreciation Week:

Eighth Annual National Postdoc Appreciation Week
September 18-22 2017

Be sure to attend these upcoming events in support of UNC Charlotte's postdoctoral researchers.  All events are open to postdocs as well as graduate students.  Register below:

Monday, September 18, 2017

Keynote presentation, “What Got You Here Won’t Get You There”

Time: 9:30-10:30 am (Coffee and pastries available beginning at 9:15)
Location: Bioinformatics 105
Sponsored by: University Career Center, Graduate School, Center for Graduate Life

Outstanding research is necessary, but may not be sufficient to get you to where you want to go in your career.  This session will present three practical steps you can take  accelerate your career progress.

Dr. Philip Clifford, Ph.D.,is recognized nationally for championing career and professional development for Ph.D. scientists. He is a co-author of the widely acclaimed career website, myIDP.sciencecareers.org and a frequent speaker at seminars, workshops, and symposia on career issues for Ph.D. scientists.

Register to attend

Tuesday, September 19, 2017

Career Meetup: Beefing up Your LinkedIn Profile

Time: 9:00-10:00 am
Location: Center for Graduate Life (Cone 268)
Sponsored by: University Career Center, Center for Graduate Life

Come enjoy coffee and bagels over an informal discussion with Dr. Patrick Madsen, Director of the University Career Center.
Facilitated By: Dr. Patrick Madsen

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Wednesday, September 20, 2017

Career Meetup: Happy Hour

Time: 5:30-6:30 pm
Location: The Wine Vault (Shoppes at University Place)
Sponsored by: University Career Center, Center for Graduate Life

Get some tips on how to market yourself with Dr. Patrick Madsen, Director of the University Career Center. 
Facilitated By: Dr. Patrick Madsen

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Thursday, September 21, 2017

Postdoc Appreciation Social

Time: 4:00-6:00 pm
Location: TBD 
Sponsored by:  University Career Center, Center for Graduate Life

Guest speaker Provost and Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs Joan Lorden. Drinks and hors d'oeuvres, business casual.

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FridaySeptember 22, 2017

Grant Writing Workshop

Time: 11:30 am- 12:30 pm
Location: Center for Graduate Life (Cone 268)
Sponsored by: Center for Graduate Life

Are you having a difficult time securing grant funds for your research? Looking for some fresh ideas about the revise and resubmit process? Join Lesley Brown, Director of Proposal Development, Office of Research and Economic Development, for an informative talk! In her role as Director, Ms. Brown provides consultation services to faculty who are developing grant proposals, and is highly regarded as an expert on grant writing! Pizza and soda provided. RSVP required.
Facilitated By: Lesley Brown

Register to attend

SaturdaySeptember 23, 2017