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Industry: Negotiating Offers and Making the Transition

Workshop/Seminar: Industry Careers; Job Search Skills

Apr 26, 2017

Speaker(s): Lori Conlan, PhD, Director, Office of Postdoctoral Services
This event is recommended for: Graduate Students; Postdocs/Fellows.

This session will cover the basics of what to look for in a job offer and how to negotiate the offer (if you even should negotiate).  We will also cover how to make the transition to your new job easier by planning ahead.  Topics will include: salary ranges, what to look at in the benefits package, and surviving your first 90 days.  This session is appropriate for trainees moving into industry, non-profits, or other similar positions.  Note: This session will NOT cover academic faculty positions, please see academic specific sessions under the prior events tab of the OITE Web page.

While focused on industry careers, fellows considering careers in non-profits or government will also find the information presented to be valuable.