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Our Office of Graduate Professional Development invites you to its upcoming workshop via Zoom:

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The Accidental PhD: From Engineer to Higher Ed Admin

Tuesday, June 8, 2021

11 a.m. – 12 noon



Dr. Samesha Barnes Ivey


This workshop is part of the Summer 2021 Office of Graduate Professional Development Career Exploration Workshop Series.


Join Dr. Samesha Barnes Ivey, Director of the UF Ronald E. McNair Scholars Program, as she discusses her journey from engineer to PhD student to higher education administration. This talk will explore insights from her personal story, discuss the pros and cons of an administrative position, and provide advice for those who may be considering alternative careers in academia.


All are welcome! Click here to register: The Accidental PhD

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