Graduate Student Professional Series: Striking a Balance in Graduate School
8:30-9:00 am Registration, Breakfast, Networking
9:15-10:15 Faculty Panel: Managing the Pressures and Priorities of Graduate School
10:15-10:30 Snack Break
10:30-11:15 Navigating a Professional Conference Successfully (Dr. Ellen Fisher, Chemistry)
11:15-12:00 Keynote address: Finding Balance and Meaning in Your Work (Speaker TBA)
The second half-day conference will be Saturday, April 12 and will focus on the job search, application materials, and interviewing in (1) academia, (2) government, (3) business/industry, and (4) entrepreneurism/small business. Students will have an opportunity to attend break-out sessions on three of the four employment areas. Students can attend one or both of the half-day conferences, and should register for each day they would like to attend.