Sara's Career Tips

How do I gracefully exit a conversation at a networking event?

This month’s tip is on networking. We recently received a question about how to gracefully exit a conversation at a networking event. This tip can also be helpful at any number of events including conferences, residency showcases, and pre-interview dinners.

How far back do I go on my CV?

This month’s tip is on CVs. One question we often receive is how far back to go on a CV. There are many different opinions on this subject, but at OCPD we recommend reframing the question.


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Manage Up: Using the Interview to Avoid a Toxic Position

Date: October 6, 2022
Time: 1:30 - 3 p.m. PT

Getting feedback on your faculty application materials

Date: October 10, 2022
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Assess yourself: How inclusive are you at work/in the lab?

Date: October 11, 2022
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