Explore the Career Center at the APSA Annual Meeting
APSA Career Fair
Thursday, August 29, 2019, 4:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.
Organizations and Departments: Connect with Job Candidates
Professional Development Workshops
From CV to Resume: Translating Your Skills for an Applied Career in Political Science
This workshop provides specific resources, strategies, and tips for political scientists pursuing careers in applied fields.
Grant-Writing Workshop: Tips and Tricks for Funding Your Research
This hands-on workshop provides strategies for writing grant proposals.
Hacking Your Contingent Faculty Career
This workshop is for contingent faculty at all levels, as well as for job seekers who are considering possible non-tenure-track teaching positions.
Department Chairs’ Workshop & Luncheon
Friday, August 30, 2019, 12:00 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.
During this luncheon roundtable, faculty from a wide variety of institutions will discuss best practices in faculty hiring and recruitment. The Chairs’ Workshop & Luncheon provides a space for department chairs to discuss timely issues related to political science departments and network with fellow chairs. This year’s theme focuses on “Best Practices in Faculty Hiring and Recruitment.” All member department chairs are welcome to attend. RSVP here!
Graduate School Information Fair
Marriott Wardman Park, Washington 4.
APSA is hosting a Graduate School Information Fair! This fair, the fifth of its type, invites political science graduate programs to send a departmental representative to speak with local undergraduate students and professionals who are interested in attending graduate school. Participating departments are asked to bring flyers, brochures, application information, and any other materials that you would like to share with the fair attendees. There will be table space available for each graduate department. Please email email@example.com with any questions.
Thursday, August 29, 2019, 8:00 am – 4:00 pm
How to Register
If you have any questions or require additional information about this service, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Professional Development Roundtables and Panels
Running the Gauntlet: Expectations vs. Experiences on the Job Market
Public Engagement How Tos: Strategies for Engaging the Public on Climate Change
Working with the Media
Applying for a Job at a Teaching-Oriented Institution
Getting the Grant and the Future of Federal Research Funding: The NSF, NEH, and Fulbright-Hays
Thinking Outside the Box: Applied Careers in Political Science
How to Promote Your Book Inside and Outside the Discipline
Debate on “Diversity”: Do Contingent Faculty Represent a New Diversity Category?
The Future of Community Colleges: Success Stories from Community College Experiences