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GradUCon 2014 (Ida Noyes Hall)

UChicago Graduate Student Affairs

Friday, January 24, 2014 from 10:00 AM to 7:00 PM (CST)

GradUCon 2014    (Ida Noyes Hall)

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Event Details

The Fifth Annual GradUCon will take place on January 2014 in Ida Noyes Hall.

It's a full day of workshops, panel discussions, and opportunities to meet with peers and UChicago Alumni to discuss your academic and career goals.

Read about GradUCon 2014, get an event schedule, and watch video from previous conferences at

The event kicks off with a breakfast Resume Workshop OR Mock-Interview Workshop. At lunch this year, students will have the opportunity to sit with alumni and discuss their career trajectories. Panel discussions (below) on a range of topics will follow. The day caps off with a reception in the Cloister Club at Ida Noyes Hall.

This year's panel discussions include

  • Addressing Under-Representation on the Tenure Track
  • Careers in Community Colleges
  • Careers in Libraries
  • Careers in Museums
  • Careers in Secondary Education
  • Research Jobs in the Sciences
  • The Digital Humanities: What Students Need (and dont need) to Know
  • Financial Services Recruiter Roundtable
  • Working Abroad
  • Bringing Innovative Research into the World
  • Using LinkedIn to Identify Opportunities (a Refresher and Introduction)
  • Women in the Sciences

GradUCon involves the participation and support of Deans of Students Offices, faculty, and a number of university offices, including:

  • Graduate Student Affairs
  • Career Advancement
  • The Alumni Association
  • Center for Teaching and Learning
  • Office of Multi-Cultural Student Affairs
  • Office of International Affairs
  • The Library
  • The Polsky Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation
  • The Neighborhood Schools Program

No matter where you see yourself after your time at UChicago, GradUCon can help you identify skills, competencies, and trajectories that will help you succeed in graduate school and in what comes next.

If you have any questions about the event, please do not hesitate to contact A-J Aronstein (aj@uchicago) or Kalee Ludeks ( in Graduate Student Affairs.

Have questions about GradUCon 2014 (Ida Noyes Hall)? Contact UChicago Graduate Student Affairs

When & Where

Ida Noyes Hall
1212 East 59th Street
Chicago, IL 60637

Friday, January 24, 2014 from 10:00 AM to 7:00 PM (CST)

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UChicago Graduate Student Affairs

Graduate Student Affairs, in the Provost's Office of the University of Chicago, aims to "Advise, Support, and Connect" graduate students. GSA provides fellowship advising, family support, funding for conference travel for master's students, and opportunities for alumni to engage with current students and each other.


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