Link Lab Professional Development


"Research Fridays" in the Link Lab this fall.

Join us every Friday from 1pm to 2pm in the Arena for a different topic to support your research efforts. Free coffee will be available 15 minutes prior to the start of each session.

September

3

Overview of the fall research seminar programming, Q & A, social/networking time, and snacks!

September

10

Professor Ben Calhoun: "What I wish I knew earlier about research"

September

17

Professor Arsalan Heydarian: “Strategies for Effective Flash Talks”

September

24

Faculty Flash Talks

October

1

Student Flash Talks & Poster Session

October

8

Professor Jack Stankovic: "Invention - You Can Do It"

October

15

Professor Homa Alemzadeh: "Dissecting a Research Paper"

October

22

Guest Speaker - Kelly Cunningham (Graduate Writing Lab Director): "Planning for Productive Writing"

October

29

Professor Dan Quinn: "Technical Figure Design"

November

5

Guest Speaker - Professor Cady Garey (UVA Drama Dept): Public Speaking / Presentation Skills

November

12

Professor Jon Goodall: Funding

November

19

Guest Speaker - Marc Oettinger (UVA Licensing & Ventures Group): Intellectual Property Primer (IP) for UVA Link Lab

November

26

THANKSGIVING BREAK

December

3

Faculty Panel: The Peer Review Process

December

10

Guest Speaker - Julia Lapan (Engineering Career Development): Career Competencies Employers Want and How to Plan Now.

Career Seminars

The Link Lab will be hosting the following academic and industry career seminars:

"Demysitfying the Academic Job Search" with Professor Brad Campbell:

October 

28

Overview (3pm - 4pm) Conference Room 211

November

3

Applying (3pm - 4pm) Conference Room 211

November 

11

Interviewing (3pm - 4pm) Conference Room 211

A Job Search Talk with Julian Lapan, Director for Engineering Career Development:

December 

10

Skills Needed for Employment (1pm - 2pm) LL Arena 

 

Other offerings to support your professional development and technical skills training can be found here: