Each of the following panels/workshops will run during Breakout Session 1 (from 1-1:45) and Breakout Session 2 (from 2-2:45), to allow conference attendees to attend two of the four sessions.

Graduate School Entrance Exams

Considering grad school? Join us for a discussion of the MCAT, GRE, and other graduate school entrance exams. You’ll learn more about the tests and the test prep resources available, hear what other students have done to be successful, and gain helpful strategies for creating and sticking to a study plan.

Facilitators: Christy Clemons and Marc Howlett, The Learning Center
Location: Craige North Room 172

 

Resume/CV Workshop

Do you want some advice about creating an effective resumé or CV?  Are you wondering what the difference is between a resumé and a CV?  Get all of your questions answered at the Resume/CV workshop!  Bring a copy of your current resumé or CV if you have one, and come with questions!

Facilitators: Tamara Taylor, Career Services
Location: Writing Center Café

 

Industry Career Panel

Learn about some of the variety of STEM careers available outside of academia.  Hear directly from our panel of scientists about their backgrounds, career paths, and advice for current students.  Participants will have the opportunity to ask questions of the panelists.

Panelists:
Nicole M. Baker, Ph.D. – Roivant Sciences
Helen Cunny, Ph.D – National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences
Caroline B. Drucker, Ph.D. – Impact Pharmaceutical Services
Barbara A. Nsiah, Ph.D. – United Therapeutics Corporation
Maitri Punjabi – ROI Revolution

Location: SASB N – Upendo 1118

 

Academic Career Panel

Considering an academic career in STEM?  Come to our academic career panel and hear from STEM faculty members about their backgrounds, career paths, and advice for current students.  Participants will have the opportunity to ask questions of the panelists.

Panelists:
Kelly Hogan, Ph.D. – Biology
Sharonda Leblanc, Ph.D. – Chemistry
Laurie McNeil, Ph.D. – Physics
Leena Nylander-French, PhD – Gillings School of Public Health

Location: Writing Center Main Space – SASB N 0127