Career Center

Welcome to the 2019 Rising Stars Career Center!

New in 2019, Rising Stars will be offering a variety of professional development resources that will run in tandem with workshop sessions. With a focus on one-to-one mentoring, the Rising Stars Career Center will allow participants to personalize their workshop experience to best meet their professional and career needs. While highly encouraged, the opportunities below are optional to all participants.

Mentoring Center

Rising Stars will be offering one-on-one mentoring sessions with workshop mentors. Participants will be able to sign up for up to two 20-minute sessions with mentors. Workshop organizers will contact participants when the sign up is available. Topics include:

  • CV editing/feedback
  • Research and Teaching Statements
  • Diversity Statements
  • Job Search Strategy
  • One-on-one interview practice
  • General advice/mentoring

Head Shots

Participants will have the opportunity to sign up for one 5-minute head shot session with a photographer. Rising Stars will provide all unedited shots taken during the session to workshop participants. Workshop organizers will email participants when head shot sign up is available.

Research Highlight Video Shoot

Participants will have the opportunity to sign up for a 10-minute slot to record a video of their 90-second research highlight talk. Videos will be shot in the Siebel Center video lab. Rising Stars will provide all unedited video taken during the session to workshop participants.