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CIRTL Coffee Hour 4/17: Alternative academic careers

Posted by on Friday, April 13, 2012 in Events, News.

The 2011-2012 CIRTL Coffee Hour Series provides an opportunity for STEM (science, technology, engineering, & math) graduate students and post docs to get together online and talk about careers and the academic job search. The series is facilitated by a mix of young faculty who have recently secured positions and more seasoned tenured faculty. This year’s focus is: The Academic Job Market:  Navigating the Search and Creating the Career.

The seventh Coffee Hour of the 2011-12 academic year will be held Tuesday, April 17, 2011, from 1 to 2 pm Central, and will feature panelists discussing how they’ve utilized their academic skills in alternate careers. Both of the panelists in this session are graduates of the CFT’s Teaching Certificate Program.

Alternative academic careers: Using your teaching and research skills outside the classroom


  • Hillary H. Carter- U.S Department of State, Diosecurity Engagement Program
  • Katherine Moynihan- Office of Technology Transfer, University of Michigan

Coffee Hours are held on the 3rd Tuesday at 1:00pm CT in the CIRTL online classroom. There is no need to preregister, just contact Vanderbilt’s CIRTL Program Coordinator, Jean Alley, or visit the Coffee Hour websitefor more information.


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