Alt-Academic Job Hunting for OSU English Graduate Students: A Weekend Workshop

January 17, 2018
Saturday, February 3, 2018 - 8:00am to 4:00pm
311 Denney Hall
Alt-ac key

Thinking about going “alt ac,” as they say? Take this weekend to build your confidence as a job candidate, explore your career options, and learn strategies that maximize your odds of a successful job search. 

Skills we’ll discuss in this workshop:

·      Building your confidence as a job candidate

·      Talking about your academic skills with non-academic audiences

·      Finding the right job field and the right jobs

·      Where to look for jobs, how to read job ads, and how to find invisible un-advertised jobs

·      Networking techniques for introverts and extroverts

·      Standing out from the crowd with LinkedIn and online portfolios

·      Writing cover letters and resumes

·      Job interviews and informational interviews

·      Negotiating salary and benefits

To register, click here.  For more information, email Kathleen Griffin (griffin.328@osu.edu)

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