In this episode, Lakshmi, Shreya and Smita discuss the art of writing quality cover letters and the difference they make to a job application. They also discuss some practical tips to keep in mind while preparing and appearing for an interview.
In this fourth session, we discussed various aspects of navigating the job application process, including crafting quality CVs and resumes, writing cover letters, and preparing for an interview.
We were joined by Shivani Shah, Senior Managing Editor, Impact Science, Cactus Communications, and Siddharth Kankaria, Science Communication & Outreach Manager, Simons Centre, NCBS Bangalore, who discussed their individual journeys in the field of science communication.
In our third session, we talked about the science and art of professional networking, including strategies for building, maintaining, and expanding your networks. We were also joined by Nusrat J M Sanghamitra, Founder & CEO, CyCa OncoSolutions, and Nelson Vadassery, Cofounder and Director of Engineering, Sea6 Energy, who both discussed their individual entrepreneurial journeys.
In this episode, Lakshmi, Shreya and Smita talk about a very important survival skill in one’s career progression - professional networking. Find out from this podcast: (1) What is professional networking? (2) What unique advantages does it provide? (3) What are networks made up of? (4) What are the different types of networks? (5) How can you study into your own network and diagnose any common pitfalls? (6) Is networking a natural skill or is it cultivable? What (baby steps) can you take to build, expand and actively manage your network?
This discussion addressed issues around mental health, particular those that are relevant to PhD students and postdocs. Featuring Shubha Tole and Soumitra Pathare as panelists, this discussion was moderated by Karishma Kaushik and Mayuri Rege. In part 2 of this conversation, the panellists and moderators discuss barriers to getting help and future prospects.
This discussion addressed issues around mental health, particular those that are relevant to PhD students and postdocs. Featuring Shubha Tole and Soumitra Pathare as panelists, this discussion was moderated by Karishma Kaushik and Mayuri Rege. In part 1 of this conversation, the panellists and moderators talk about supervisor dynamics and the lab environment
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A conversation with this year’s World Food Prize winner Prof. Rattan Lal, moderated by the ISC Communications Director Alison Meston.