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PhD and Postdoc Success

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Upcoming Events


NCA PhD Summer Series: Foundations of Interviewing

10:00 AM 620 Lincoln Street
Let’s put those hard-earned research skills to good use! Attendees will learn how to prepare for behavioral interviews b...

NCA PhD Summer Series: Salary Negotiation

10:00 AM 2122 Sheridan Road
In this interactive workshop, we’ll discuss why it’s important to negotiate and teach best practices for navigating the ...

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