ASEE Spring 2017 Webinar Series

Engineer your Career:
Success for Up-and-Coming Faculty and Professionals

In recent years, obtaining a position upon graduation has become increasingly competitive for new career engineers. The webinars in this series covered a number of topics, including interview tactics, fellowships, network-building, and electronic portfolios. Featuring subject matter experts and thought leaders from academia and industry, these webinars can equip students and professionals with the knowledge and skills to navigate their early careers.

Additional Webinar Information

DURATION: 1 hour

ONLINE PLATFORM: Adobe Connect; for ideal functionality, we recommend testing connection speed and downloading the free Adobe Connect add-in.

COST: For individual webinars, the cost is $5 for ASEE student members, $25 for ASEE professional members, and $50 for nonmembers. The first webinar in the series is offered free for all registrants.

ACCESS: All webinar registrants will receive access to presentation slides, webinar recording, and any supplementary documents provided during the event.

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GETTING A HEAD START — FELLOWSHIP FOCUS (FREE WEBINAR)

Fellowships provide unique opportunities for students to gain practical research experience, build strategic relationships within the field, and increase their chances of future employment. In this webinar, learn more about the importance of fellowships and the application process, and explore the fellowships and research opportunities administered by ASEE.

Speakers:

Norman Fortenberry, Executive Director, ASEE

Nathan Kahl, Managing Director, Communications and Society Advancement, ASEE

Rachel Levitin, Program Manager, Fellowships and Research Opportunities, ASEE

Webinar Resources:

To access the free materials from this webinar, please contact Alexandra Longo at a.longo@asee.org.

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BUILDING STRATEGIC NETWORKS — MENTORS AND MORE

Strategic networks are a valuable resource for new engineering professionals; these networks can help you gain practical career guidance, navigate organizational cultures, and feel more confident in your position. This webinar explores personal vs. professional identity, how to establish and build your social capital, and how to identify and nurture networks in your career.

Speakers:

Ella L. Ingram, PhD, Director, Center for the Practice and Scholarship of Education/Associate Professor of Biology, Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology

Julie Martin, PhD, Associate Professor, Department of Engineering and Science Education, Clemson University College of Engineering and Applied Sciences

If you would like to purchase slides, recording, and other webinar materials, please contact Alexandra Longo at a.longo@asee.org.

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LANDING THE JOB — SEEKING, INTERVIEWING, AND NEGOTIATING

From beginning your job search to securing a position in academia or industry, the employment process can be difficult to navigate without the proper knowledge and skills. In this webinar, learn tips and techniques on how to impress campus recruiters, how to ace an interview, and how to stand out from the crowd during the recruiting and hiring process.

Speakers:

Nadia Kellam, PhD, Associate Professor, the Polytechnic School, Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering, Arizona State University

Katy Arenschield, Engineering Co-op & Internship Program Manager, Ohio State University

If you would like to purchase slides, recording, and other webinar materials, please contact Alexandra Longo at a.longo@asee.org.

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MAXIMIZING VALUE: CREATING AN ELECTRONIC PORTFOLIO

In today's competitive job climate, it is important to successfully illustrate your skills when applying for an early career position. An electronic portfolio is a valuable tool that provides potential industry employers with unique insights that a traditional resume does not offer. In this webinar, learn how to craft your own electronic portfolio, collecting, organizing, and displaying content, and creating powerful narratives to help you stand out from the crowd.

Speakers:

Vincent Wilczynski, Deputy Dean, School of Engineering & Applied Science, Yale University

If you would like to purchase slides, recording, and other webinar materials, please contact Alexandra Longo at a.longo@asee.org.