Individual Career Advising
Dr. Ellen Dobson, the Career Development Manager at the Office of Postdoctoral Studies, is pleased to offer confidential individual career advising appointments for all UW-Madison postdocs in-person or virtually.
Dr. Ellen Dobson, Career Development Manager
Ellen understands what postdocs are going through during this unique stage of their careers. She has a PhD and has been a postdoc herself. In addition to her experience as a researcher, she also has extensive training in career development theory and its application. Ellen is here to help you achieve your career goals.
Topics you could discuss include:
- Researching career options
- Effective job search strategies
- Networking tips/discussion
- Resume and/or cover letter feedback
- Interview preparation
- Job offer/salary/benefits negotiation
- Current postdoc position
Two types of sessions are available: 30-minute ‘standard’ sessions or 60-minute ‘long’ sessions. Book your in-person or virtual appointment here.