Understanding the Academic Job Search and Working with Your Mentor to Achieve Your Career Goals

Presenter:  Valerie Horsley, Associate Professor of Molecular, Cellular, and Developmental Biology; Associate Professor of Dermatology, Yale University

This workshop will introduce you to the essential elements of planning for an academic career, including a discussion of the realities of the job market, identifying job opportunities, and determining your readiness to begin your job search. It will also cover strategies for cultivating a strong relationship with your mentor and advise on how and when to ask questions about the job search.