The Center for Educational Development (CED), SOKENDAI offers the CED Seminar, a seminar to help students acquire the skills to develop their careers.
Contact: The Center for Educational Development (CED), SOKENDAI ced_edu[at]ml.soken.ac.jp
The Center for Educational Development (CED), SOKENDAI, will hold six online (zoom) seminars this year, for you to explore career options, prepare for internships, post-docs and jobs, and design your next steps. Two of the six seminars will be held in English as follows.【To learn all the seminars (Japanese website only)】
Please register for each seminar though the event page. The form will be available approximately one month before the event on this website, and will be sent to you by email from your department office.
Our presenter Dr. Hie Lim Kim will discuss how to build a career in global Academia. Since she completed her Ph.D. at SOKENDAI, she has developed her career in U.S. and then Singapore. She will show how to develop a personal career blueprint and devise contingency plans. Her talk includes selection process she experienced in both countries. You will learn how early-career scientists can best prepare for success in a career. Lastly, her message covers how to balance a career and a family.
Applying to your first internship, post-doc, and/or researcher position can be intimidating. The process of writing a cover letter and CV/resume in English and corresponding by an email can be especially challenging. However, the process can be made easier by being aware of the formats English cover letters and CVs/resumes follow and knowing some tips for attracting the reader's attention. In this CED seminar, we will go over strategies to improve your CV/resume, cover letter, and email writing though group/pair discussion and lecture.