Grad / Postdoc Professional Development Seminar

from Saturday
June 01, 2019 to Tuesday
December 31, 2019
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Friday
August 30, 2019

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
P-131
Christian Schnell, Stony Brook University
Employment statistics

This is the first meeting of the weekly professional development seminar. We are going to go over the most recent employment statistics, both on the national level and in the specific case of our department, to see what sort of jobs people with a math Ph.D. end up taking.


Friday
September 06, 2019

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
P-131
Christian Schnell, Stony Brook University
Applying for academic jobs

We'll talk about the process of applying for academic jobs. This includes the MathJobs website, research and teaching statements, letters of recommendation, and other topics.


Friday
September 13, 2019

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
P-131
Christian Schnell, Stony Brook University
Letters and research statements

We'll look at some examples (good and bad) of letters of recommendation and research statements.


Friday
September 20, 2019

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
P-131
Erica Klarreich, Freelance journalist
On working as a math journalist

Erica Klarreich is a freelance journalist based in Berkeley, California. She has written for many publications, including Nature, Quanta Magazine, ScientificAmerican.com, New Scientist, American Scientist, Wired.com, Nautilus, and Science News. She is a graduate of the science writing program at the University of California, Santa Cruz, and has a Ph.D. in mathematics from Stony Brook University.

Erica's abstract: "I'll talk a bit about how I became a math journalist and what I do on a day-to-day basis, but mainly I'd like to answer people's questions." She will join us by video conference from Berkeley.


Friday
October 04, 2019

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
P-131
Alfreda S. James, Career center
TBA


Friday
October 11, 2019

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
P-131
Eriko Hironaka, American Mathematical Society
TBA

TBA


Friday
October 25, 2019

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
P-131
Andrew Marchese, New York Times
TBA


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