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Faculty Knowledge Essentials, Professional Attitudes and Ethics, Identifying career goal and options, Inclusiveness and diversity

Preparing for and Navigating the Job Market Part of the series Topics in STEMinism: Women Preparing for Post-PhD Careers in STEM

In the second of four events on women in STEM, we will introduce key skills and strategies to prepare for and navigate the job market. Efforts will be taken to address to barriers to advancement that differentially impact women (e.g. limited maternity leave policies) and what can be done by institutions, departments, and hiring/recruitment committees.

Questions to consider include:

  • What are some key tips for prepare for the job market?
  • What are some key tips for the interviewing process?
  • What have been some common challenges throughout navigating the job market that differentially impact women (e.g. gender bias)?
  • What actions can search committees, departments, and institutions take to reduce potential bias in recruitment and hiring practices?

The event will run from 2-3PM ET / 1-2PM CT / 12-1PM MT / 11AM-12PM PT.


Glass, C., & Minnotte, K. (2010). Recruiting and hiring women in STEM fields. Journal of Diversity in Higher Education, 3(4), 218-229. doi: 10.1037/a0020581