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Professional Skills Development workshops were designed to provide women physicists with professional training in effective negotiation, communication and leadership skills. The primary workshop goal was to produce more women leaders in physics and to help these women achieve their full potential in the top ranks of their profession. Upon the conclusion of the workshops in 2020, a video series was developed to help provide information on the core training topics.
Information on previously offered Communication and Negotiation Skills Seminars for students.
This video series provides helpful tips that align with the topics covered in many of the Professional Skills Development seminars and workshops.
Becoming a thoughtful mentor
This video will provide information on becoming the kind of mentor and advisor that is a success leader.
Communicating your research and career goals
Learn tips for effectively communicating your research and career goals.
Know your worth...and negotiate for it
This video will provide information on factors to consider when negotiating a starting salary and what impact these negotiations can have on your future.
Negotiating a tenure track faculty start-up package
Learn some tips for making your first professional negotiations.
The APS Professional Skills Development Program acknowledges the contributions of COACh at the University of Oregon, for developing the materials and facilitating many of the PSDW workshops.
Support for this program has been received from the National Science Foundation under Award Nos. PHY-0752540 and PHY-1419913.