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Plantae Webinar: Launch and advance a career in science without a PhD

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Plantae Webinar: Launch and advance a career in science without a PhD  Recorded Thursday, April 22nd About This Webinar Many of our career conversations focus on what’s next after a plant science PhD, but there are other ways to be extremely successful in this field without a doctorate. In…

What I Wish I had Known When I Started Grad School 

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Plantae Webinar: What I Wish I had Known When I Started Grad School  When: Tuesday, April 13th at 2 PM EDT 11 AM PDT (UTC-7)  | 1 PM CDT (UTC-5) | 2 PM EDT (UTC-4)  About This Webinar This semester, many graduate students are embarking on a new unprecedented journey. The ASPB Early Career…

Parenting & Scientific Training

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Parenting & Scientific Training Recorded Tuesday, June 16, 2020   About This Webinar In this webinar, organized by ASPB’s Women in Plant Biology Committee, our panelists discuss challenges, resources, tips, and opportunities for scientists in training who are also parents or considering…

All aboard the mentor-ship: making and using an Individual Development Plan

All aboard the mentor-ship: making and using an Individual Development Plan Recorded September 10, 2019  About This Webinar Individual Development Plans (IDPs) are a tool to facilitate student-trainer relationships and help students and post-docs of all levels to evaluate their project and career…

How to be an effective mentor

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How to be an effective mentor Recorded July 25, 2019  About This Webinar Being an effective mentor involves making yourself available to support and advise someone when they need it, delivering that support in a way that makes sense to them, and always keeping that person's best interests in…

Intentionally Building and Cultivating a Diverse Team

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Intentionally Building and Cultivating a Diverse Team Recorded May 15, 2019 About This Webinar Diversity in teams drives creativity and innovation, and it delivers better results. In this webinar, we explore the wide range of dimensions of diversity in the sciences and discuss how to be intentional…

Giving and Receiving Feedback: Constructive Follow-up

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Giving and Receiving Feedback: Constructive Follow-up Recorded March 2019  About This Webinar Giving and receiving feedback are not easy tasks for most of us. Yet they are necessary in helping us improve and communicate our goals. Often we avoid both giving and receiving feedback, but this will…

Self-Advocacy and Negotiation

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Self-Advocacy and Negotiation Recorded October 2018 About This Webinar How to advocate effectively for yourself, your ideas and project, or your group does not necessarily come naturally for many of us and can actually be very difficult depending on your personality, gender, or cultural norms.…