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PhD+: Effective Interviewing Practices & Job Offer Negotiation Skills: A Workshop with Annie Maxfield (UCLA Career Center)

February 2, 2018 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm  |  Stevenson Fireside Lounge


Persuasive Interviewing and Negotiation Tips for Humanities PhDs with Annie Maxfield

Excelling in interview settings is a skill that requires thought, practice, and confidence. During this interactive workshop, attendees will practice and refine their interviewing skills by learning persuasive techniques that enhance their storytelling abilities and highlight their key contributions.

Annie Maxfield is the associate director for graduate student relations and services at the UCLA career center, where she leads campus-wide initiatives to prepare PhDs for careers in and beyond the academy. She has had the opportunity to lead workshops across the UC-System and at national conferences for Humanities and Social Science PhDs.  She is an experienced teacher, having taught digital and strategic communication courses, interviewing and personal branding at 6 different universities including the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, the Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism at the University of Southern California.  She earned her bachelor’s degrees in philosophy and communication and her Master’s degree in communication from the University of Utah.

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PhD+ Workshop Series

Please join us for the third year of PhD+ Workshops, hosted by the Humanities Institute. We will meet monthly, over lunch, to discuss: possible career paths for PhDs, internship possibilities, grants/fellowships, work/life balance, elements of style, and much more.

Lunch provided to all attendees.


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February 2, 2018
11:00 am - 12:30 pm
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Stevenson Fireside Lounge
Humanites 1 University of California, Santa Cruz Cowell College
Santa Cruz, CA 95064 United States
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