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Graduate Professional Development Week

    The Graduate Student Assembly has organized Graduate Professional Development week (GPDW). Come explore career opportunities in academia, industry, and entrepreneurship.

September 9
Career Services Boot Camp
6 - 9 p.m. | Snacks provided
View the presentation slides (pdf)
Career service professionals provide valuable career information that will help you plan for your future. Topics include:

  • Preparing your CV / Resumé
  • Effective job searching techniques
  • Interviewing for academic and non-academic positions
  • Negotiating job offers

September 10
Careers in Academia
5:30 - 8:30 p.m. | Snacks provided
Santa Rita Room, Texas Union | RSVP Now!
Center for Teaching and Learning and University Faculty Members join us to help explain more about careers in academia.

  • What does an academic career entail?
  • Writing a teaching statement
  • Writing research grants and establishing research groups
  • Establishing yourself in areas like energy markets, language development, nanotechnology, and more

September 11
Careers in Industry
6 - 9 p.m. | Snacks provided
Santa Rita Room, Texas Union | RSVP Now!
We've invited industry professionals to discuss non-academic career opportunities in large companies, small businesses, nonprofits, and government or research think tanks.

Panelists include:

  • Google: Edward D Doan, Sr. Deployment Manager, Chrome OS
  • Dimensional Fund Advisors: Dr. Vito Sciaraffia
  • Dell: Lorrie Schulz
  • AT&T: Scott Smith
  • Other representatives from industry and business
 

September 12
Entrepreneurship
6 - 9 p.m. | Snacks provided
Ballroom, Texas Union | RSVP Now!
Campus representatives with present an overview of resources available on campus that can help you join an established entrepreneurial venture, or start one of your own. Our keynote speaker, Hugh Forrest takes the discussion to a wider audience.

Keynote Speaker
Hugh Forrest, Producer, SXSW Interactive
"SXSW Startup Village and the SXSW Accelerator"

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Week at a Glance

Monday, September 9
Career Services Boot Camp
6 - 9 p.m.
SAC Blackbox Theater

Tuesday, September 10
Careers in Academia

5:30 - 8:30 p.m.
Santa Rita Room, Texas Union

Wednesday, September 11
Careers in Industry
6 - 9 p.m.
Santa Rita Room, Texas Union

Thursday, September 12
Entrepreneurship
6 - 9 p.m.
Ballroom, Texas Union

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