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January 23, 2018 | 4:00 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Category: Career Event
Location: State Hall #334 | Map
5143 Cass
Detroit, MI 48202
Cost: Free
Audience: Current Graduate Students

Panelists will share best practices in preparing and delivering an academic "job talk," a centerpiece of any interview for an academic job. Panelists will engage in discussion with attendees about behaviors that convey professionalism and expertise.

Faculty panelists: Lisa Rapport, Ph.D., CLAS, Psychology (facilitator); Karen A. Beningo, Ph.D., CLAS, Biological Sciences; Allen Goodman, Ph.D., CLAS, Economics

After attending this GPPD, attendees will be able to:

  • Identify best practices in crafting and delivering job talks for post-doc and academic positions.
  • Avoid practices that distract an audience during longer presentations.
  • Provide and welcome feedback to improve presentation skills.
  • Create and deliver a competitive job talk to colleagues and potential employers.
For more information about this event, please contact Cindy Sokol at (313)577-8050 or