Pathways to Academia Webinar Series

Co-sponsored by IEEE-HKN, the IEEE Education Society, and the IEEE Educational Activities Board, this multipart series of interactive virtual events is designed specifically for engineering, computing and technology students interested in pursuing or professionals just starting their academic careers.

Session One: Publishing Your Research: Advice from IEEE Editors

IEEE Editors from IEEE Education Society, IEEE Intelligent Transportation Systems Society, and IEEE Communications Society provide first-hand advice on how to navigate the technical publication process..

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Session Two: Funding Opportunities of the National Science Foundation

This event provides advice from program directors at the U.S. National Science Foundation on funding opportunities with special consideration for international partnerships and impact.  The speakers represent NSF’s Division of Undergraduate Education and Division of Electrical, Communication and Cyber Systems.

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Session Three: Applying for a First-Year Tenure Track Position – Making your Case as a Candidate

Speakers from Milwaukee School of Engineering, the University of San Diego, and FAMU-FSU provide advice on how to navigate the tenure track process with an emphasis on candidate materials including the cover letter, vita, and statements on research, teaching, and diversity..

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Session Four: Industry vs. Academia – Finding the Right Fit

This event provides advice on choosing between a career in industry or academia. Key differences between these career paths will be explored.  The speakers are from IEEE Power and Energy Society, IEEE Signal Processing Society, and Erucase.

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For similar resources, see the IEEE Education Society and the IEEE Teaching Excellence Hub