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  • Friday, February 16th

    PART 1 INTERVIEWING TIPS: MASTER THE ART OF A CHALK TALK

    A chalk talk is often a critical part of the job interview process. In Part 1 of this series, Dr. Ofelia Olivero discussed the elements of a successful chalk talk!

    Chalk talk flow chart

    Chalk Talk Basics Olivero [PDF]

    Friday, February 22nd at 1:00PM – 2:30PM in 549 EBR

    PART 2 CHALK TALKS: EXPERIENCES FROM SUCCESSFUL APPLICANTS

    In Part 2 of this series, two tenure-track investigators, Alex Compton, Ph.D. and Ramiro Iglesias-Bartolome, Ph.D. gave example chalk talks, as well as insights into their experiences during the interview process. To learn more about either PI, please visit their lab webpages or CCR profiles by clicking the hyperlink under their pictures below.

    Dr. Alex Compton Image                 Dr. Remiro-Iglesias-Bartolome Image
    Alex Compton, Ph.D                 Ramiro Iglesias-
    Bartolome, Ph.D.

    Chalk Talk Part 2 Note 1

    Friday, March 8th at 1:00PM – 2:30PM in 549 EBR

    PART 3 CHALK TALKS: INSIGHTS FROM THE INTERVIEWERS

    In the 3rd and final part of the series, we heard from panelists Joel Schneider, Ph.D., Barry O’Keefe, Ph.D., and Bruce Shapiro, Ph.D. regarding the interviewer perspective during a chalk talk. Each investigator shared their experiences from their own chalk talk and sitting on review committees. A summary of some of the helpful do’s and don’ts for a successful interview are shared below.

    Dr. Joe Schneider Image                 Barry OKeefe Image                 Bruce Shipiro Image
    Joel Schneider                 Barry O’Keefe, Ph.D.                 Bruce Shapiro, Ph.D.

    Chalk Talk Part 3 Note 1