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GRADUCon 2017

UChicagoGRAD

Friday, April 7, 2017 from 10:00 AM to 6:00 PM (CDT)

GRADUCon 2017

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Registration Type Sales End Price Fee Quantity
Student Registration Apr 7, 2017 $7.00 $0.00
Postdoc Registration Apr 8, 2017 $7.00 $0.00
Alumni Registration Apr 8, 2017 $7.00 $0.00

Event Details

GRADUCon is the University of Chicago's annual career conference just for graduate students and postdocs. Now in its eighth year, the event is organized by UChicagoGRAD.


GRADUCon is a fantastic opportunity to explore careers in academia, industry, nonprofits, and government. It includes panels, workshops, discussions, and the chance to talk one-on-one with employers and alumni about diverse career trajectories.

 

Coffee, Lunch, and a Reception are all included in the day.


This year's event will feature panel discussions and workshops on (please note: tentative, and subject to changes):

 

  • Big Data in the Tech Industry
  • Careers in Think Tanks
  • Careers in Museums
  • What is Data Science?
  • Working at Liberal Arts Colleges
  • Science Communication Careers
  • Careers in Nonprofits
  • Careers in the Financial Services Industry
  • Careers in Entrepreneurship
  • Industry Research Careers for Scientists
  • Where Else Can I Teach?
  • Careers in Local Government
  • Careers in Consulting
  • First Year as Faculty (Humanities/Social Sciences)
  • First Year as Faculty (STEM)
  • LinkedIn Best Practices
  • Negotiation Best Practices

 

Consult the GRADUCon website for updates on speakers and topics.

 

More information about panels and scheduling will be added as we get closer to the date. Students and postdocs will also have the ability to sign up for one-on-one conversations (coffee chats) with alumni throughout the day. Registrants will receive a follow up email with instructions to sign up for coffee chats.

 

REGISTRATION MUST BE COMPLETED ONLINE.


Students and postdocs who have questions or need assistance should contact Kalee Ludeks at kalee@uchicago.edu. To find out more about UChicagoGRAD programming, go to http://grad.uchicago.edu.

Have questions about GRADUCon 2017? Contact UChicagoGRAD

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International House
1414 E 59th St.
Chicago, IL 60637

Friday, April 7, 2017 from 10:00 AM to 6:00 PM (CDT)


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UChicagoGRAD

UChicagoGRAD is a one-stop shop of integrated services to help graduate students and postdocs navigate their academic and professional careers. UChicagoGRAD programs provide flexible training that complements support in academic units. 


 

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