Building an Actionable Career Plan

July 2022


Plant Biology

Event Type


Abstract: We all spend countless hours working to be successful researchers. Similarly, searching and applying for a job takes time, dedication, focus, and most importantly, preparation.

No matter what your current professional situation is, from considering applying to graduate school to being ready to say goodbye to your postdoc to enter the next phase of your career, it is never too early to develop a strategy for implementing an effective career plan.

From exploring potential career paths to applying for a position in academia, agencies, industry, or in a non-government organization, this interactive workshop will provide practical tools for you to:

  • Assess your skills, values and interests;
  • Identify career paths aligned with your core values;
  • Establish SMART goals;
  • Develop your actionable career plan.