Career Symposium for Graduate Students & Postdocs, 10/19

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

Schedule

GETTING HIRED WITH A GRADUATE DEGREE: TIPS FROM EMPLOYERS
Feeling uncertain about what you want to do next or unclear about how to get there? Taking some time to explore the myriad employment options open to individuals with graduate degrees, and to learn strategies for making yourself competitive for those options, might help ease your mind.

You’re invited to come listen to 4 employer representatives discuss tips for landing interesting positions in large corporations, small businesses, non-profit organizations, government agencies, and universities.  Read panelist bios at :
http://grad.washington.edu/profdev/symposium/participants.shtml.

The event is free and no registration is required.

Tues, 10/19
4:00-5:30
Kane 210
GRAD STUDENT AND POSTDOC NETWORKING RECEPTION

All UW grad students, professional students, and postdocs are invited to practice their networking skills and create new connections by talking with 16 UW graduate-level alumni and business leaders about diverse career directions, effective job search strategies, potential job and internship leads, and more.

The alumni guests work at organizations such as Microsoft, PATH, Gates Foundation, Zymogenetics, WA State Government, Fred Hutch, REI, and more.  Read their bios at:
http://grad.washington.edu/profdev/symposium/participants.shtml.

Advisers and faculty are also more than welcome to attend!  Light snacks, beer, and wine will be served! The event is free and no registration is required.

Tues, 10/19
5:30-7:00
Kane 225

Career Symposium for Graduate Students and Postdocs

Tuesday, October 19, 2010  |  4:00 – 7:00 p.m.

The Graduate School, the Career Center, and the Alumni Association are pleased to present the seventh 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.  More information:
http://grad.washington.edu/profdev/symposium/