Grad Career Summit

Sep 22 — Sep 25

A special week of graduate-level programming designed to jumpstart career design! Please check back soon for a linked schedule of events.


Graduate Career Summit (Tuesday, September 22 – Friday, September 25)

Programming Schedule


Tuesday, September 22

10:00am Grad Career Summit Keynote Speaker Sammy Hejazi from Wayfair

11:00am PhD: Academic CV to Industry Resume for PhDs

2:00pm Leveraging your Strengths to Build Your Brand

3:00pm LinkedIn Workshop


Wednesday, September 23

11:00am Virtual Interviewing, Employer Perspective

12:00pm Experience Matters! 

12:30pm Individualized Development Plans and SAIL for PhDs

6:00pm Behavioral Interviews at Amazon Workshop (Collaboration with NU Seattle Campus)


Thursday, September 24

10:00am Continuing to PhD Panel

11:00am Career Navigation Done Mindfully… Even in a Pandemic

12:00pm Negotiating a Job Offer

2:00pm Networking Etiquette: How to Start a Conversation

4:00pm Job Searching During COVID-19: From Stress and Panic to Action and Success


Friday, September 25

PhD Career Skills Accelerator 

9:30-11:00am PhD Alumni Panel

11:00am-12:00pm From Ph.D. to Patent Attorney – The Path to a Fulfilling Career in Intellectual Property Law

1:00pm-2:00pm Choosing Between Academe and Industry

2:00pm-3:00pm Networking and Online Identity for PhDs

5:00pm-6:00pm Getting a Role at FAANG Workshop (Collaboration with NU Seattle Campus)


Sep 22, 2020 | 9:00 AM — Sep 25, 2020 | 5:00 PM

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