NRES Professional Development Seminar Series - Fall 2015

Creating and Presenting Award-Winning Posters

Speaker: Larkin Powell

Professor, School of Natural Resources

Other Speaker(s): Dee Ebbeka

Date: 9/25/2015
Time: 12:00:00 PM
Location: 2nd Floor Lobby, Hardin Hall

Abstract

Learn more about effective research poster design and appropriate content for award-winning posters, regardless of discipline. We'll also share tips on effective networking and communicating during a poster session.

Speaker's Bio

Dr. Larkin Powell: Professor of conservation biology and animal ecology, and Dee Ebbeka: Graphic Design

E-mail: lpowell3@unl.edu
Phone: 402-472-6825

Finding a Graduate Position

Speaker: SNR Faculty and Graduate School Panel

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Date: 10/9/2015
Time: 12:00:00 PM
Location: 228 Hardin Hall

Abstract

SNR faculty will explain how graduate school admission differs from the undergraduate experience. Get advice on applying for assistantships and finding a good program. SNR graduate students will tell how they found their graduate programs and answer student questions.

Applying for Jobs/Interviews

Speaker: Employer Panel

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Date: 10/23/2015
Time: 12:00:00 PM
Location: 228 Hardin Hall

Abstract

Representatives from the government and private sector will tell what they look for in applications. Learn about websites and resources to use for job searches.

Video

CV vs. Resume

Speaker: Dr. Heather Bergan-Roller

Learning Assessment Postdoctoral Research Associate, School of Natural Resources

Date: 11/6/2015
Time: 12:00:00 PM
Location: 228 Hardin Hall

Abstract

Curriculum Vitae and resumes are ways to present your employment and academic history to future employers. Learn more about when it's appropriate to submit a CV and when a resume should be used. This seminar will also include tips on starting both types of documents.

Speaker's Bio