Cyclone Career Strategy

The goal for the Cyclone Career Strategy is to provide a time-bound and organized opportunity to research, investigate and develop a career search plan. This strategy provides 4 steps that will help you develop an active career plan: 1.) self-assessment, 2.) building a network, 3.) participating in Informational Interviews, and 4.) developing SMART Goals. All within a suggested time-limit of 10 hours.

September - October Session – Registration Open

What have others learned from this workshop?

This series is a 4 week, 1-hour workshops that will allow students and postdocs to develop a career plan. We will be introducing the Cyclone Career Strategy. The goal is to provide a time-bound and organized opportunity to research, investigate, and develop a career search plan.

This Strategy gives you 4-steps that will help you develop an active career plan by building a network, participating in information interviews, taking the MyIDP self-assessment (STEM) or the ImaginePhD self-assessment (humanities), and developing SMART goals.

Attendance at all four sessions is HIGHLY recommended! Please register for each week separately.

Date Time Topic  
Thursday, September 13, 2018 3:00 PM Informational Interviews and Networking Registration
Thursday, September 20, 2018 3:00 PM Mock Informational Interview with Professional Registration
Thursday, September 27, 2018 3:00 PM Self-assessment of Skills, Interests, and Values Registration
Thursday, October 4, 2018 3:00 PM Developing SMART Goals for Career Plan Registration

Location: 0031 Parks Library


1.) Self-Assessment (Spend no more than 2 hours on this step) Click here to toggle information about "Self-Assessment"

2.) Build a Network: (Spend no more than 3 hours on this step) Click here to toggle information about "Building a Network"

3.) Informational Interviews: (Spend no more than 3 hours on this step) Click here to toggle information about "Informational Interviews"

4.) SMART Goals: (Spend no more than 2 hours on this step) Click here to toggle information about "SMART Goals"