Tuesday, February 9, 2016

Especially for International Postdocs and Students

February 9, 2016

Work Authorization and Job Search Strategies for International Graduate Students
March 7, 2016
This session will discuss potential cultural barriers in the non-academic and academic job search processes and what international students and postdocs need to know about their visa status.Register

International Alumni Career Panel
March 8, 2016
All international graduate students and postdocs are invited to learn about job search tips and hear professional advice on thriving in the U.S. employment market from accomplished U of M alumni working in different sectors. Register

Effective Workplace Communication
March 9, 2016
International graduate students and postdocs face multiple challenges when hired at a U.S. workplace, including using their language skills for effective work performance, navigating U.S. cultural values with success, and adapting their communication styles to fit a variety of professional contexts. This workshop is designed to help international graduate students and postdocs improve their professional communication skills for their job search and future job performance. Participants will learn an overview of the skills needed to be successful in the U.S. context for the purposes of networking, interviewing, and teamwork. Register