Networking & Mentorship Workshop 1 (Session 2): How to Apply for and Start a New Job

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UFFC-S Workshop 2.1

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Session Title: 
How to Apply for and Start a New Job
21 November 2021 - Zoom

Alaina G. Levine
Author, Networking for Nerds (Wiley, 2015)
Columnist, Your Unicorn Career, ScienceCareers/Science Magazine
President, Quantum Success Solutions

Speaker Bio:
Alaina G. Levine is an award-winning entrepreneur, STEM career consultant, professional speaker, TEDx speaker, science journalist & corporate comedian. Her book, Networking for Nerds (Wiley, 2015), beat out Einstein (really!) for the honor of being named a Top 5 Book of 2015 by Physics Today. As President of Quantum Success Solutions, she is a prolific speaker & writer on career development & professional advancement for engineers & scientists. She has delivered over 750 webinars & speeches for clients in the US, EU, Mexico, Canada, Africa, & Asia (including over 100 gigs in 2020), & has written over 425 articles in publications like Science, Nature, Scientific American, National Geographic News Watch, & Smithsonian. She also writes “Your Unicorn Career”, a careers column for ScienceCareers about finding your professional bliss. Levine authored two online courses for Oxford University Press on career development & entrepreneurship, is a consultant, speaker, & writer for the Lindau Nobel Laureate Meetings, & served as the event manager for an international conference on photonics. As a career coach and consultant, she has helped 1000s of clients in diverse fields, professions, industries, and regions create and land their own Unicorn Career. She holds bachelor’s degrees in mathematics & anthropology & a certificate in Middle Eastern Studies from the University of Arizona, & studied at the American University in Cairo as a US Department of Defense Boren Fellow. Please see the documents tab above to view the workshop slides.

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