Launching Your Academic Job Search and Preparing Effective Application Materials

Launching Your Academic Job Search and Preparing Effective Application Materials: CVs, Cover Letters, Research and/or Teaching Statements 8/27/14

During this faculty panel , Graduate Students and Postdocs will learn about the academic job search, targeting job application materials, and personal hiring experiences from recently hired faculty.

Panel will include faculty from Divisions of Physical Sciences and Life Sciences and Schools of Engineering and Medicine.

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CCST Science and Technology Policy Fellows Information Session

Join us for an information session to find out more about the CCST Science and Technology Policy Fellowship!

Included will be:

  • An introduction to the Fellowship program
  • A Q&A session with current Fellows
  • An optional tour of the California State Capital
  • Lunch with current and past Fellows

Click here to register.  Join in person or online!

Click ‘Get more Information’ for webinar details. If you have any questions, email

LA Inter-Campus July 4th Hike and Fireworks

The Caltech Postdoc Association is organizing a hike up to Echo Mountain on Independence Day (Friday, 4 July) and you are invited!  Echo Mountain is a 3000 ft (1000m) peak located behind Pasadena which can provide views as far away as Catalina Island if the weather is cooperative. Many cities in the area celebrate the 4th of July by shooting off fireworks, so we will be able to watch the fireworks from many different cities across the San Gabriel Valley and LA. However, we will be hiking up the mountain in the late afternoon and it will be hot and dry.  Please come prepared with water. We will then hike back down in the darkness, so it would be wise to bring a source of light.

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