Get hired! Two upcoming skill building and networking events

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Autumn Core Programs
The UW Graduate School’s Core Programs sends out relevant events, resources and opportunities directly to current graduate students and postdoctoral fellows bi-weekly. (GPA/GPCs: No need to re-post to your students, unless you want to emphasize a particular item!)

Dear Noell,

Here are two upcoming skill building and networking events you should check out! You can also now view the full winter quarter schedule of workshops.

“Working the Room”
Monday, Jan. 28, 3:30-5 p.m., Bagley 260

Ever wonder just what you’re supposed to say and do at a professional event? Want to make the most of the Jan. 30th Grad Student & Postdoc Networking Reception, or a similar event? This workshop will help you understand and apply strategies for making a good impression and building relationships at networking events, conferences, professional association meetings and other gatherings. Topics include how to prepare for such events, craft a personal script, exchange business cards without dropping your drink, gracefully exit a conversation and more. Sponsored by the Career Center.

Career Symposium 2013
Wednesday, Jan. 30, 4-7 p.m., Kane Hall

The Graduate School, the Career Center, and the Alumni Association are pleased to present the ninth annual Career Symposium for graduate students and postdocs. This event is designed to be an opportunity for you 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 advisors to gain information that will be useful in mentoring students about career paths. For more details and the full schedule →

For the full calendar of Core Program sponsored events, please visit our website.


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