Upcoming Webinars in Professional Development

How to Write Effective Reviews (and Improve Your Own Manuscript)

Thursday, 28 September 2017 2pm–3pm ET

Gabriel Fillipelli

Learning how to write effective reviews not only helps you as a peer reviewer. It can also help you understand how to improve your own manuscript and respond to reviewer comments. Join GeoHealth Editor in Chief Gabriel M. Fillippelli as he discusses what it takes to be a reviewer.

Tips for a Successful Manuscript Submission

Thursday, 5 October 2017 2pm–3pm ET

Robert Pincus

Want to learn how to successfully and efficiently get from the manuscript writing process to a published article in a peer-reviewed journal? Attend this webinar given by Journal of Advances in Modeling Earth Systems (JAMES) Editor in chief Robert Pincus for advice.

Creating Figures For Scientific Posters

Thursday, 12 October 2017 2pm–3pm ET

American Journal Experts

Whether you are presenting a poster at Fall Meeting, the Fall Virtual Poster Showcase, or another meeting, our guest presenters from the American Journal Experts will provide you with the tips you need to create effective figures for your presentation. Join us on 12 October for this informative webinar.

Resumes 101: Building a resume that will catch their eye

Thursday, 19 October 2017 2pm–3pm ET

David Harwell

David Harwell, Director of Talent Pool at AGU, will help you understand how to create an effective resume, a key part of your application packet and you future success.  Join us for this informative webinar and get your pressing questions answered.

Past Webinars in Professional Development

Back to Work: Restarting Your Career in the Sciences After Caregiving

Thursday, 14 September 2017 2pm–3pm ET

Tami Forman, Path Forward

Special guest Tami Forman, Executive Director of Path Forward, will talk about the challenges of re-entering the work force. Though she will be paying special attention to those looking to get back on their career path, her advice will ring true for new beginners as well.

Networking In Person and Online

Thursday, 17 August 2017 2pm–3pm ET

Lisa Balbes

Lisa Balbes will discuss some tips for making your conference conversations turn into lasting collaborations.  We will also discuss how to more effectively use your LinkedIn profile and how the new AGU Connect can be used as a powerful networking tool.

Professional Etiquette: Do's & Don't's

Thursday, 20 July 2017 2pm–3pm ET

Patricia Simpson, Game Changing Etiquette

Whether or not you notice it, your workplace demeanor can play a big part of your career.  Learn how to let it make a positive impact with special guest Patricia Simpson of Game Changing Etiquette.

Finding Your Fit: Making sense of your career options

Thursday, 22 June 2017 2pm–3pm ET

David Harwell, Director of Talent Pool, AGU

Just as there are many kinds of outfits, there are many career options, but they won't all fit you equally well.  Join us on 22 June, at 2PM ET, as we discuss strategies to figuring out identifying the career path that makes the most sense for you.

Plainspoken Science

Thursday, 8 June 2017 2pm–3pm ET

Want to make your research clear to anyone? This webinar will give you guidelines and insight on how to reduce or eliminate jargon, identify your essential points, and tell others about them in a clear and memorable way. Conducted by Jana Goldman of Press Here.

Getting to Yes: Learning to Negotiate More Effectively

Thursday, 18 May 2017 2pm–3pm ET

This webinar will provide you with the tips and skills you need to negotiate more effectively.

Making the Most Out of Summer Opportunities in the Earth and Space Sciences

Thursday, 20 April 2017 2pm–3pm ET

Rebecca Haacker, NCAR/UCAR; Valeria Sloan, NCAR/UCAR

Rebecca Haacker and Valerie Sloan from NCAR/UCAR will discuss how to make optimize your summer work experience. Whether you'll be in the field doing research, working in a lab, interning with a company, or volunteering in your community, this webinar provides vital tips to build your professional network, learn from your colleagues, and make a great impression.

Understanding Your Brand: A Recruiter's Perspective

Thursday, 16 March 2017 2pm–3pm ET

Frank Desafey, Sequence Staffing; Erica Crumley, Sequence Staffing

During this presentation, Frank DeSafey and Erica Crumley of Sequence Staffing share advice on how to sharpen up your job search by improving your brand.  Learn more about how to best present yourself to potential employers from the recruiter’s side of things in this AGU Career Center Webinar.