Networking Strategies Workshop
NetSI Professional Development Series
Emma Newcombe & Evelyn Panagakou
Past Talk
Virtual talk
Apr 13, 2023
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12:00 pm
177 Huntington Ave.
11th floor
Devon House
58 St Katharine's Way
London E1W 1LP, UK
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Most job opportunities come through relationships, not applying indiscriminately online - networking in person, on social media, and via other platforms is vital. Join this workshop to learn how to build connections and advance your career goals using LinkedIn and other tools and strategies!

Emma Newcombe is an assistant director in the Career Design Office at Northeastern, where she provides one-on-one career counseling and programming for doctoral students across the university. She has a Ph.D. in American & New England Studies from Boston University. Previously, she was a Visiting Assistant Professor of American Studies at Skidmore College, where she taught courses on material culture, wilderness studies, immigration, and the history of tourism. She has also taught writing and research courses at Boston University and Boston Architectural College. Before joining Career Design, Emma was an academic advisor in the Bouvé College of Health Sciences.

Evelyn Panagakou is the Education, Outreach, and Diversity Coordinator of the Network Science Institute at Northeastern University. In this role, she is responsible for the development and career advising of doctoral students and postdoctoral researchers, and she designs, delivers, and oversees educational activities and programs for the Institute. Evelyn also supports and evaluates a diversity, equity, and inclusion program at the Institute and functions as a liaison between the Institute and other relevant stakeholders and leaders within Northeastern University as well as with external community partners and collaborators. Evelyn holds a PhD in Physics, an M.S. in Applied Mathematics, and an M.S. in Applied Developmental and Educational Psychology. She also holds a certificate in College Teaching by the Center for Teaching Excellence at Boston College. She has worked as a postdoctoral researcher at Brandeis University and Northeastern University and as a part time Lecturer at Northeastern University for the course Phys1125 Introduction to Network Science. Her current research interests include the quality of mentoring relationships as well as learning science, particularly cognitive, contextual, and cultural processes that support STEM learning.

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