Career Mentoring Workshop

CRA Career Mentoring Workshop

The Computing Research Association holds a biennial Career Mentoring Workshop in Washington, DC. An upcoming workshop will be held February 24-25, 2022.

Apply to attend here. The application deadline is December 10. 

This workshop provides career advice and mentoring activities for junior assistant professors in computer science and engineering.

The workshop, consisting of a series of panels, is interspersed with opportunities to network with senior researchers and representatives from government agencies.

Click here to read a participant’s perspective in the CRA Bulletin.

Workshops for additional groups:

CRA-E offers workshops informing graduate students and post-docs about academic teaching career options as well as professional development workshops for teaching track faculty in Ph.D. granting departments.

CRA-WP offers Career Mentoring Workshops for women at various career stages.

Workshop Agendas:

Career Mentoring Workshop 2020

Career Mentoring Workshop 2018

Career Mentoring Workshop 2016

Career Mentoring Workshop 2014

Career Mentoring Workshop 2012

Sessions typically include:

Planning Your Research Career;

Career Networking;

Teaching, Mentoring and Managing Students;

Preparing a Tenure Package;

Time Management and Family Life;

Advice from Early Career Faculty; and

Writing Grant Proposals.