Doctoral Student Workshop

Krishna Dhir, University of Hawaii at Hilo, USA

Keong Leong, California State University Dominguez Hills, USA

The Workshop is addressed for Ph.D. students. The Workshop provides an intimate and personalized environment in which doctoral students can learn about the key factors that contribute to success in doctoral program, and ensure progress in the post-doctoral phase of their careers. The importance of choosing the right academic trajectory will be discussed, along with dos and don’ts of the job search process. They will receive hands-on instruction on how to plan their professional careers strategically. This will include practical experience of analyzing their strategic objectives and developing strategic alternatives they might pursue. This Workshop will help Ph.D. students to effectively initiate their academic careers to ensure productive citizenship in academia.

Attending the Workshop does not require to pay an additional registration. Ph.D. students interested in attending must register for the Conference and write an email to Keong Leong by April 15, 2017. The Workshop is scheduled for May 29, 2017 from 9am to 1pm. Additional details will be provided later.