Career Compass

Please note that Career Compass web pages provide information and resources about different career pathways, but do not list all of the seminars, workshops and other events related to career pathways. Please be sure to check the Events page often, and search the list of events for career pathways of interest to you.

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Webinar Opportunity – February 29, 2024

Explore the World of Academic Postdocs

The Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC) Graduate Research, Education and Training (GREAT) Group Postdoctoral Training Section is happy to present a webinar designed to help health sciences predoctoral trainees to explore the world of academic postdocs and their vast career potential.
During the session, you will gain valuable knowledge on:
– What is an academic postdoc?
– Careers that value postdoctoral experience (beyond academia!)
– How a postdoc can prepare you for various career options
– Finding and landing the RIGHT postdoc for you
Whether you are just exploring options or actively planning your next step, this webinar offers valuable takeaways for all.
Informative panel discussion: Hear from experienced experts and postdoctoral alumni.
Q&A session: Get your questions answered directly by the panelists.
Actionable resources: Leave with practical tools and guidance to launch successful postdoc journeys.
Take control of your future and explore exciting career possibilities.
Session Details:
Date: February 29, 2024
Time: 12 p.m. (Eastern Standard Time)

Beyond the Professoriate

Beyond the Professoriate is an online professional development training platform for graduate students and postdocs. Through two programs of study (Academic Careers and Professional Careers), postdocs and graduate students can explore career options and learn job search strategies to secure employment in academia and beyond. Aurora also hosts a unique video library where students can hear from PhDs working in all career sectors.
To log in simply visit BeyondProf, select University of Florida, and enter your Gatorlink login information.

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Career Connections Center

Career Planning is defined as learning, discussion, and reflection about your career. The Career Connections Center sees career planning as an ongoing process that helps you learn about yourself, develop professionally, build experience, and prepare for next steps. Our career planning perspective is focused on solutions, gaining insight, and taking action.

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