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TODAY at 12p: UAW4121 is hosting an info session on International Scholars and Work. Panelists will include an immigration attorney, community leaders, and international scholar union reps. We will cover updates regarding international students learning and working from outside the U.S.
Click here to register & submit questions.
Why do employers ask for a diversity statement? What is it? How do I describe my potential to contribute to diversity, equity, & inclusion in academia and industry?
Find out at PR2ISM's diversity statement workshop Wednesday, August 26 at 11:30am. Visit pr2ism.org to register and explore additional events.
UWPA Professional Development Corner
Rounding up the month's professional development opportunities
 

  • Postdoc Academy is back with a fall workshop series, beginning with "Applying Teaching Skills Beyond the Classroom" on Wednesday, August 26 at 10am Pacific. Register here and follow on twitter for more events.

  • Have you ever been in a conversation when someone said something biased that made you uncomfortable, but you were not sure how to respond? Register for National Postdoc Association's webinar "Responding to Bias at Work" Sept 2 at 10am Pacific. 
  • Looking for teaching experience? Apply for UW's STEPWISE mentored teaching apprenticeship by Sept 6. See flier below for more details.
  • Want to learn how to market yourself for industry jobs? Life Science WA is hosting a free SciPhD Career Development workshop Sept 22-25. More info & registration here
  • The UW Career and Internship Center has purchased a license for full access to LinkedIn Learning. LinkedIn Learning is a collection of online videos to help you enhance and develop skills. Everyone with a UW NetID can access the resources.
  • Feeling guilty about your writing productivity? You're not alone

  • Writing letters of recommendation is hard. Here are some tips.
Upcoming UWPA Community Events
Coffee Hour: Tuesday, August 25 @ 9am add to calendar (includes zoom link)
UWPA General Assembly: Monday, Sept. 7 @ 4pm add to calendar (includes zoom link). We'll be discussing the addition of a DEI Advocate position to the board at the September General Assembly, so please email us or attend if you have thoughts about what that role should look like.

National Postdoc Appreciation week is September 21-25 -- what would make you feel supported and appreciated in these weird times? Let us know!
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