The Center for Emergent Materials engages researchers from multiple disciplines to work in teams on scientific problems too complex for a single researcher to solve. The CEM, established in 2008, is located at The Ohio State University and funded by a National Science Foundation MRSEC award.
CEM Creates Professional Development Course for Graduate Students
CEM has created a professional devleopment course for STEM graduate students that will launch in Spring 2020. The course will give Ph.D.-seeking students the opportunity to develop skills in resume and cv writing, job searching, interviewing, and salary negoitaiton, to name a few. Students will also be able to network and interact with professionals from across the Ohio State campus to further develop their skills and gain a deeper understanding of how to manage their professional and personal lives in today’s world.
The Graduate Student Professional Development Course (PHYS 7891) will be offered on Thursdays from 10:30-11:30, starting January 9, 2020. This full-semester course was devleoped by CEM Outreach and Inclusion Director Michelle McCombs and former CEM postdoc Dr. Adam Ahmed. The course instructor is CEM Director P. Chris Hammel.