Networking Strategies for a Career in Non Profit / Think Tank

Note: Registration required (Register through Eventbrite)

If you were previously a student or postdoc at UCSF, you are eligible to attend OCPD programs.

Do you have a LinkedIN account but are not sure how to connect with professionals in your field?  Do you want to find out or learn more about UCSFConnect?  Are you curious about how to use networking effectively to support your job search?  If so, this workshop is for you!

What is the best way to approach individuals in the Non Profit or Think Tank sector? What are the opportunities specific to these fields as you begin to network for your career exporation, information gathering, or job search?

Learning outcomes:

By the end of this workshop, participants will be able to:

  • Define networking and its benefits

  • Articulate your networking goals as you seek a job as a researcher in the biotech industry

  • Understand how social media tools can help you find and approach professionals in your field

  • Identify strategies to use social media effectively while networking as a job seeker

Presenter:  Patti Meyer, PhD, Program Director, Non-academic Career Development,Office of Career and Professional Development

A light lunch will be served; you must register in advance.

Tuesday, September 19, 2017 at 12:00pm to 1:00pm

Genentech Hall, N-114
600 16th St, San Francisco, CA 94158

Event Type



Students, Postdocs


Mission Bay


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