Training

Workshops

Date Event Time Location RSVP
September 6 Managing Your Personal Finances 2:00pm – 3:00pm BSN 1300 RSVP
September 18 Fall 2018 Postdoctoral Scholar Orientation 11:30pm – 1:00pm ALN 296 RSVP
September 19 CV/Resume/LinkedIn Workshop 11:30am – 1:00pm D. Murphey Conference Room, Stabile Research Building, Moffitt Cancer Center  
September 20 Office of Postdoctoral Affairs Open Office Hours 1:00pm – 3:00pm ALN 200  
September 21 Ace your Interviews Workshop 9:00am – 11:00am D. Murphey Conference Room, Stabile Research Building, Moffitt Cancer Center  
September 21 Postdoc Happy Hour at Peabody's 5:00pm – 7:00pm Peabody's  
October 17 Humanities & Social Science Individual Development Plan Workshop 
3:30pm - 4:30pm BSN 2300 RSVP
October 23 STEM Individual Development Plan Workshop 3:30pm - 4:30pm CPR 122 RSVP
October 26 Postdoktoberfest 5:00pm - 7:00pm Simmon's Park  
October 30 CVs and Resumes: How to Make a Strong First Impression 3:30pm - 4:30pm SOC 151 RSVP

 

Humanities and Social Science Individual Development Plan Workshop
Wednesday, October 17, 2018
3:30 - 4:30 pm
Business Administration Building (BSN), room 2300

Crafting an Individual Development Plan (IDP) will help you align your academic and professional development with your career goals. This process is critical to your progress and success during your graduate studies and postdoctoral fellowship. In this session, we will walk you through the entire IDP process, including exploring Imagine PhD, assessing your interests and skills, developing SMART goals, and preparing for an IDP meeting with your faculty advisor. This session is aimed towards Humanities and Social Science scholars. RSVP here. Questions? Contact Dr. Kiri Kilpatrick.

STEM Individual Development Plan Workshop
Tuesday, October 23, 2018
3:30 - 4:30 pm
Cooper Hall (CPR), room 122

Crafting an Individual Development Plan (IDP) will help you align your academic and professional development with your career goals. This process is critical to your progress and success during your graduate studies and postdoctoral fellowship. In this session, we will walk you through the entire IDP process, including exploring online tools to assess your interests and skills, developing SMART goals, and preparing for an IDP meeting with your faculty advisor. This session is aimed towards STEM scholars. RSVP here. Questions? Contact Dr. Kiri Kilpatrick.

Postdoktoberfest
Friday, October 26, 2018
5:00 - 7:00 pm
Simmon's Park

Mark your calendars for the annual Postdoktoberfest! Postdoktoberfest is an event that brings together postdocs from USF and Moffitt. The event will feature German-themed food and drinks, and provide postdocs the opportunity to network. Families welcome! Questions? Contact OPA.

CVs and Resumes: How to Make a Strong First Impression
Tuesday, October 30, 2018
3:30 - 4:30 pm
Social Science Building (SOC), room 151

Your CV or resume is often the first job document a potential employer will see. What kind of impression do you want to make? In this session, we will discuss the art of CV and resume writing, the difference between the two documents, and strategies for catching a future employer's attention. RSVP here. Questions? Contact Dr. Kiri Kilpatrick.

 


 

PAST WORKSHOPS

Managing Your Personal Finances
Presented by Gessie Lipscomb, CFP® and Wealth Advisor with Wealth Advisors of Tampa Bay
Thursday, September 6, 2018
2:00pm – 3:00pm
Business Administration Building (BSN) 1300

In this presentation, Gessie Lipscomb will cover many topics related to personal finances, savings, and debt. She will provide useful information as well as actionable tips to get you going in the right direction. Please, RSVP for the event. Questions? Contact Dr. Kiri Kilpatrick.

National Postdoc Appreciation Week, September 17 - 21, 2018

Fall 2018 Postdoctoral Scholar Orientation
Tuesday, September 18, 2018
11:30pm – 1:00pm
John and Grace Allen Building (ALN) 296

New USF postdocs are encouraged to join us for this orientation session. Learn about policies and guidelines pertaining to postdocs, postdoc benefits, career development opportunities, and other resources available to postdocs at USF. Network with other postdocs and get answers to your questions! Please, RSVP for the event. Questions? Contact Dr. Kiri Kilpatrick.

CV/Resume/LinkedIn Workshop
Organized by Moffitt Office of Postdoctoral Affairs and Moffitt Postdoctoral Association
Wednesday, September 19, 2018
11:30am – 1:00pm
D. Murphey Conference Room, Stabile Research Building (SRB)), Moffitt Cancer Center

In this workshop, Dr. Tracy Costello will provide guidance and tips for creating effective C.V,s, resumes, and LinkedIn profiles. Lunch will be served to the first 75 attendees. For more information, please contact Dr. Tracy Costello.

Office of Postdoctoral Affairs Open Office Hours
Thursday, September 20, 2018
1:00pm – 3:00pm
John and Grace Allen Building (ALN) 200

Please, drop by to say hello, talk about your research, ask questions, or chat about ways we can support the postdoctoral community at USF.

Ace your Interviews Workshop
Organized by Moffitt Office of Postdoctoral Affairs and Moffitt Postdoctoral Association
Friday, September 21, 2018
9:00am – 11:00am
D. Murphey Conference Room, Stabile Research Building (SRB), Moffitt Cancer Center

Preparing to make a great impression during an interview and bridge the gap between application and job offer can feel overwhelming. The interview is crucial to the career exploration and transition process. The aim of this workshop is to provide a toolkit for all participants to understand how to prepare, how to respond to common questions, how to wow your interviewer(s), and more. For more information, please contact Dr. Tracy Costello.

Postdoc Happy Hour at Peabody's
Friday, September 21, 2018
5:00pm – 7:00pm
Peabody's
15333 Amberley Dr. Tampa, FL 33647

Join the Office of Postdoctoral Affairs and the USF Postdoctoral Scholar Association at Peabody's to celebrate National Postdoc Appreciation Week. Hang out with some of your fellows postdocs and enjoy appetizers on us! All USF and Moffitt postdocs are welcome to attend. Questions? Email Dr. Kiri Kilpatrick.