Career Mentoring Workshop

CRA Career Mentoring Workshop

The Computing Research Association holds a biennial Career Mentoring Workshop in Washington, DC. The last workshop was held February 24-25, 2022.

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.