Career Development Workshop Series

Continue your professional development with #WorkshopWednesdays!

Join us every other month for virtual professional development workshops, designed to help early career scientists connect and plan their future careers.

Organized and moderated by the Career Development Subcommittee.


Series Sponsored by:

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Next Workshop:

Building an Inclusive and Accessible Environment in Academia
Wednesday, September 15, 2021
1 p.m. EDT

Alyssa Paparella
Stephen Klusza
Vance Martin

The broad theme of this workshop is to discuss the resources that are and should be available to:

  • people with disabilities in STEM.
  • people in STEM who are looking to create accessible and inclusive spaces for others.


Upcoming Workshop Dates (all at 1 p.m. EDT):

November 3, 2021 – TBD

Past Workshops

July 14, 2021: “Careers in Biotech”

A discussion with Subhabrata Sanyal, Timothy Hammond, and Deepa Balasubramaniam.

May 5, 2021: “From Idea to Impact: A Career in Consulting”

A discussion with professional consultants Megan Waldman, Rohini Singh and Jason Brunton.

March 3, 2021: “How to Build a Career as an Editor at a Scientific Journal”

A discussion with professional editors Nonia Pariente, Editor in Chief at PLOS Biology, Mirna Kvajo, Chief Editor at BMC Biology, and Kusumika Mukherjee, Editor at Cell Press.

November 4, 2020: “Understanding faculty positions at primarily undergraduate institutions (PUIs)”

A discussion with PUI faculty Drs. Dianne Pater (@DiannePater), Terry McGlynn (@hormiga), and Priscilla Erikson (priscillaerickson.com).

September 2, 2020 How to pave your career path abroad: a guide for international scientists

A discussion with scientists Dr. Lakshmi Sundararajan and Dr. Mark Cronan and Immigration Attorney, Madeline Cronin.

July 1, 2020: “Hope is not a plan: How to proactively manage your career”

A discussion with Dr. CJ Neely, Certified Career Coach & Assistant Director of Career Education at Johns Hopkins University.