Careers Reception
$3.80 – $5.70
Careers Reception

Careers Reception

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International House Auditorium

2299 Piedmont Avenue

Berkeley, CA 94720

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Beyond Academia's Careers Reception is a half-day event to connect PhD students and Postdocs to companies looking to hire PhDs in the short-to-medium term. Graduating soon and looking to network? This event is for you! Attendees interested in careers in tech, biotechnology, and consulting are especially encouraged to attend.

2-2:45: Panel Discussion: Recruiters and Employers of PhDs discuss why they value PhDs

2:45-3:10: Company Pitches: Attending companies briefly summarize what they do and what they are looking for in new hires.

3:10-5:15: Company presentations & Speed Networking: Attend in-depth presentations on companies, interview, and speak one-on-one with recruiters. Light refreshments provided.

5:15-6pm: Concluding dessert reception for additional unstructured networking time.

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Participating Companies include:

  • Calico
  • Exponent
  • Verseon
  • Uber
  • Notable Labs
  • EpiBiome
  • Facebook
  • Cisco Meraki
  • Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
  • Verily

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Attendees are required to share resumes with participating companies at least two weeks before the reception. This allows attending companies to use their time at the event effectively! Need to polish your resume? Professional Profile Clinic attendees will get the chance to workshop their resumes. Also, check out the workshops on building your resume, networking, interviewing, and negotiating a job offer at Beyond Academia 2017.

We will not share your information with any party except for companies registered to attend the event. Submission instructions will be provided upon registration.

This event is ADA accessible. For disability accommodation requests and information, please contact Disability Access Services by phone at 510.643.6456 (voice) or 510.642.6376 (TTY) or by email at accessibility@berkeley.edu

This event is sponsored by the UC Berkeley Graduate Assembly.

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