Future Faculty Workshop


New England Future Faculty Workshop for Underrepresented Groups in STEM* was held on July 10, 2018.

Graduate students and postdoctoral scholars in STEM fields recently convened for the the New England Future Faculty Workshop held on the Northeastern University campus on July 10, 2018. This day-long conference included the following topics:

  • Finding your institutional fit
  • Making your CV stand out
  • Interviewing skills
  • Crafting a research statement
  • Negotiating the job offer
  • Creating a quick-start plan
  • Honing time management skills
  • Networking

This workshop was hosted by the ADVANCE Office of Faculty Development and the Office of Institutional Diversity and Inclusion at Northeastern University, the University of Massachusetts at Amherst Graduate School, and by Research Corporation for Science Advancement.

*Per NSF, underrepresented groups in STEM consists of three racial or ethnic minority groups (Black, Hispanic, and American Indian or Alaska Native), as well as women and persons with disabilities, whose representation in STEM education or employment is smaller than their representation in the U.S. population.


2018 New England future faculty workshop