New Boreas Opportunities
You want to change the world. We know it. You’re already doing the world-class research. Now the Boreas Leadership Program provides you with the tools to take your career to the next level.
~ The Boreas Student Advisory Team
Developing an Impactful Network: Mentoring and Non-profit Board Service Workshop
IonE Seminar Room, LES Room R380
Take your networking beyond conversations over cheese squares. Develop deeper relationships and opportunities to make a real impact. You’ll learn how mentoring can help you develop the skills, practices and relationships to take your impact to the next level. You will create a plan for developing your own mentoring relationships. In the board service component you will learn about the role of non-profit board members, hear different perspectives on board service and find out about non-profits interested in having board members like you. RSVP is required.
Have Career Anxiety? Join Us For Boreas Careers Conversations
You know those questions that keep you up at night? Not the questions about how you’re going to get all those papers graded and come up with something brilliant to write in your dissertation. We’re talking about the deeper ones, about what you want this career thing to actually be. Tackle this problem in events facilitated by the Boreas student advisory team. Show up, enjoy tasty food and beverages, and take the opportunity to wrestle with tough questions in a supportive environment.
Discuss What Role Advocacy Plays In Your Work
April 3, 4:30-5:30 p.m., IonE Commons, LES Room R350
Where does advocacy fit in your career? Does it? How are advocacy and credibility related or not? How is advocacy viewed in different disciplines?
Develop Expertise While Staying True To Your Broad Environmental Interests
April 10, 4:30-5:30 p.m., IonE Commons, LES Room R350
Graduate school usually involves diving deeply into a specific topic, which may contribute to losing sight of the broader context and, potentially, the desire to tackle larger challenges or questions. How do you develop that expertise required to excel in a field while also staying true to broader aspirations?
Choosing The Non-Academic Career Path: Is It For You?
April 17, 4:30-5:30 p.m., IonE Commons, LES Room R350
The non-academic career path is one often mentioned by faculty, but it’s not always clear what that means in different fields. How does each of us envision doing the things that fascinate and excite us?