Career Symposium and Reception for Graduate Students and Postdocs

Tuesday, April 13, 2010  |  4:00 – 7:00 p.m.

The Graduate School, Career Center, and Alumni Association are pleased to present the sixth annual Career Symposium for Graduate Students and Postdocs.  This event is designed to be an opportunity for graduate students and postdocs to:

  • Explore various career paths;  
  • Learn how to enhance their job marketability;  
  • Develop connections with employers and successful graduate-level alumni.

The symposium will also provide an opportunity for faculty and advisers to gain information that will be useful in mentoring students about career paths. The event is free, but registration is requested at:

Exploring Diverse Employment Sectors: Multiple Pathways to Success 4:00 – 5:30 p.m. | HUB Room 106B
Feeling a bit nervous about securing a good job in this strange labor market? Taking some time to explore the myriad employment options open to individuals with graduate degrees, and to learn strategies for making yourself marketable for those options, might help ease your mind. You’re invited to come listen to employer representatives discuss tips for landing interesting positions in large corporations, small businesses, non-profit organizations, government agencies, and universities.

Graduate Student and Postdoc Networking Reception 5:30 – 7:00 p.m. | HUB Room 108
All UW grad students, professional students, and postdocs are invited to practice their networking skills and create new connections by talking with UW graduate-level alumni and business leaders about diverse career directions, effective job search strategies, potential job and internship leads, and more. Advisers and faculty members are also welcome to attend. Light refreshments and wine will be served.

Sponsors:  The Career Symposium is sponsored by The Career Center, the Graduate School, and the University of Washington Alumni Association.  For more information, see:

To request disability accommodation, contact the Disability Services Office at: 206.543.6450 (voice), 206.543.6452 (TTY), 206.685.7264 (fax), or email at dso@u… The University of Washington makes every effort to honor disability accommodation requests. Requests can be responded to most effectively if received as far in advance of the event as possible, preferably at least 10 days.

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