Give Your Career a Boost at AAS 231 in January
Career services and professional development opportunities abound at the upcoming 231st AAS meeting in Washington, DC, but you need to make your plans soon! Demand is high — several workshops are already sold out, and reservations for interview space and one-on-one consultations are filling up fast.
Career Center Services
The Career Center is housed in the AAS Resource Center, located in Exhibit Hall booth 315 for the January 2018 meeting. Whether you’re a hiring manager or a job seeker, the Career Center has resources and services to help you find top prospects or a new gig.
Calling all recruiters! Visit the Career Center to...
- Post current and forthcoming job opportunities and let attendees know how to contact you during the meeting
- Reserve meeting space for formal interviews with short-listed candidates
- Search the AAS CV Collection to find your newest hire
Job seekers are welcome to...
- Submit your curriculum vitae (CV) or résumé to the AAS CV Collection before 3 January
- Sign up for customized career consulting
- Get your career questions answered by a rotating cast of Career Advisors during coffee breaks and evening poster sessions
- Peruse the copious fellowship and job opportunities on the bulletin boards
Professional Development Workshops
Don’t delay: these opportunities fill up quickly. There may be other workshops and events during the meeting that are not listed here — see the online program for information on all events.
- Introduction to Software Carpentry
- JWST Proposal Planning
- Teaching Science Thought and Practices
- NSF Postdoctoral Fellows Symposium
- Using Python to Search NASA’s Astrophysics Archives
- CHARA Community Workshop
- Everyday Anti-Racism
- Using Python and Astropy for Astronomical Data Analysis
- Data Science Foundation & Roadmap for Instructors
- Teaching for Equity
- The Epic Finale and Other Experiential Activities for Teaching SETI
- Thriving in Grad School as a Marginalized Student
- Unlocking Your Data Through Citizen Science & Zooniverse
- Bringing Sloan Digital Sky Survey Data to the Classroom
- Better Data Visualization and Exploration with Glue
- Professional Development with Worldwide Telescope
- Astro 101 Teaching Tools Using Multiwavelength Astronomy
- Concrete Steps to Make Your Workplace More Inclusive
- Introducing Current Research Into Your Classroom with Astrobites
- New Methods for Teaching in the Flipped Classroom
- Career Hour 3: Interviewing
Please note that while there may be no registration fee for some of the workshops listed here, to attend you must register for the AAS meeting at the rate appropriate to your AAS membership class. See you in January!
Director of Membership Services