Workshop for Graduate Students to Explore Academic and Non-Academic Career Paths
The Office of Graduate Student Support is hosting back-to-back discussions on developing a career path you can love. Experts who have charted a range of paths to professional success will address students, and sweet treats will be provided. The discussions begin at 2 p.m. Friday, Feb. 14, at the Brewer Family Hub, 123 W. Mountain St.
The first session from 2-3 p.m. features Cynthia Sides, director of Innovation and Industry Partnerships for the Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research and Innovation. Her message, "What's Love Got to Do with It: Following Your Passion," will cover ways to identify career options that reflect your passions as well as details about the PAAD program and academia as a potential vehicle for industry partnerships.
The second session, from 3:30-4:30 p.m., will include a panel discussion with members of the Entrepreneurship & Innovation community, focusing on "Whole Lotta Love: Stepping Beyond Academia." The conversation will focus on alternative careers, from entrepreneurship to industry to freelance writing and consulting. Crucial to being successful in the alternative-academic job market is knowing how the skills you developed in your graduate degree transfer to various professional realms.
Registration is requested for this free event.
Amy Unruh, director of communications
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