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Featured / Research

Dissertation Defense – Mitchell Krawczyk (Neuroscience)

2:00 pm / 4:00 pm
February 1

Final Defense

PhD Candidate:  Mitchell Krawczyk

Mentor:  Ye Zhang

Title:  Transcriptomic signatures of glia in health and disease

Date/Time:  Wednesday, February 1 at 2:00pm

In-Person Location:  Gordon Neuroscience Building (NRB) Auditorium    

For Zoom Information, e-mail:  JenniferL@mednet.ucla.edu

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Featured / Professional Skills

Career Conversation Series: Behavioral Interviewing – Teamwork

12:00 am
February 2

CAREER CONVERSATION SERIES: BEHAVIORAL INTERVIEWING

Thursdays, Starting Week 1 from 12:00 – 1:00 PM

 

In this interactive Career Conversation series, we’ll discuss strategies for delivering meaningful responses to behavioral interview questions and practice developing our responses. During each session, we will focus on one category of questions and share insights on how to organize and deliver answers that highlight your skills and experiences. Join us to practice building persuasive answers to commonly asked interview questions.

 

Schedule of Topics:

1/12: Self Introduction – “Tell us about yourself” and “Why are you interested in this position?”

1/19: Self Awareness – “What are your strengths/weaknesses?”

1/26: Problem Solving – “How do you handle a stressful work situation?”

2/2: Teamwork – “How would your colleagues describe your teamwork skills?”

2/9: Initiative – “What motivates you to do your best work?”

2/16: Logistics - “When can you start? and “What salary are you looking for?”

2/23: Closing - “Do you have any questions for us?” (How to evaluate whether the organization is a good fit for you)

 

 

Register at: http://ucla.joinhandshake.com/edu/events

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Featured / Networking / Professional Skills

Career Essentials: Networking Workshop

4:00 pm / 5:30 pm
February 8

Career Essentials: Networking Workshop

Wednesday, February 8
4:00 – 5:30 PM

Via ZOOM

Handshake Link: https://ucla.joinhandshake.com/events/1203220/

 

What are the most impactful ways to network online? Join us to learn and practice strategies for identifying and connecting with new contacts, asking strong questions to learn valuable information about the industries you are interested in, and deepening professional relationships you already have. Participants will leave the workshop with online networking resources and tools to help support career development and job searches.

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Featured / Professional Skills

Career Conversation Series: Behavioral Interviewing – Initiative

12:00 pm / 1:00 pm
February 9

CAREER CONVERSATION SERIES: BEHAVIORAL INTERVIEWING

Thursdays, Starting Week 1 from 12:00 – 1:00 PM

 

In this interactive Career Conversation series, we’ll discuss strategies for delivering meaningful responses to behavioral interview questions and practice developing our responses. During each session, we will focus on one category of questions and share insights on how to organize and deliver answers that highlight your skills and experiences. Join us to practice building persuasive answers to commonly asked interview questions.

 

Schedule of Topics:

1/12: Self Introduction – “Tell us about yourself” and “Why are you interested in this position?”

1/19: Self Awareness – “What are your strengths/weaknesses?”

1/26: Problem Solving – “How do you handle a stressful work situation?”

2/2: Teamwork – “How would your colleagues describe your teamwork skills?”

2/9: Initiative – “What motivates you to do your best work?”

2/16: Logistics - “When can you start? and “What salary are you looking for?”

2/23: Closing - “Do you have any questions for us?” (How to evaluate whether the organization is a good fit for you)

 

 

Register at: http://ucla.joinhandshake.com/edu/events

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