Increasing Resiliency in Your Job Search

Date: Monday, November 13 

The job search can be a very challenging process. Join this interactive workshop to:

  1. Identify challenges during your job search
  2. Brainstorm ideas for addressing those challenges
  3. Create specific next steps for increasing resiliency in your job search

This workshop will be led by Dr. Robbin Chapman, an MIT alumna and Associate Provost and Academic Director of Diversity & Inclusion and Lecturer of Education at Wellesley College.

Dr. Chapman earned her S.M and her Ph.D. degrees in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science from Massachusetts Institute of Technology where she conducted research at the MIT Artificial Intelligence Laboratory and the MIT Media Laboratory. Her research interests include design and use of computational tools for learning in public spaces, and examining equity issues as they relate to learning technologies and culturally-responsive pedagogy.

Her publications include:

  • The Computer Clubhouse: Constructionism and Creativity in Youth Communitiesand chapters in  Social Capital and Information Technology
  • Falling for Science: Objects in Mind
  • Communities of Practice: Creating Learning Environments for Educators
  • The Wiley Handbook of Learning Technology
  • Bravery: African-American Women Scholars in the Academy  (in press)
  • Injecting Multidisciplinary Perspectives of Race and Gender for Diversification in STEM  (in press).

Dr. Chapman currently serves on a number of boards and is regional liaison for the Ford Foundation Fellowship Program, administered through the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine.

Sponsored by MIT Career Services (Global Education & Career Development - GECD) with support from the Office of the Vice President for Research