Review slides from an online webinar style discussion with A.J. Bernheim Brush, Senior Researcher at Microsoft about Inventing Technology for Homes and Families. This webinar provided an opportunity to learn more about the opportunities in research and Graduate School.
The dos and don’ts of building a professional image. Including web presence (personal pages and social media), dissemination of technical contributions, and professional ethics.
How to go about finding an industry or government lab internship for the summer, the advantages and disadvantages of doing so, and how to get the most out of a summer internship.
Negotiating your salary and startup package, committee assignments, teaching assignments and teaching load in academia; negotiations needed in collaborations and other on the job activities.
Gain valuable information on how to move up to the next technical step to professor. Learn about the the criteria and process needed in order to achieve this promotion.
Highlights several practical methods of making professional connections and using them wisely. Topics include ideas about whom we should network with, what we can do to network at conferences and when not to network at conferences, as well as what to do when our best networking efforts go wrong.
Grow your research program through funding, collaboration, and networking. Guidance to funding and how to find out about opportunities.