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Aug 30 • 8:30 am - 5:00 pm

STEM PhD to Industry Accelerator

  • Organizer: Northeastern University Career Development
  • Venue: Stearns Center, 420 Huntington Ave
    Boston,MA02115United States

Presentations and workshops designed to accelerate your path to employment beyond the academy.  Network with employers, polish your industry job market materials, and learn how to showcase your skills and credentials. This Accelerator is most appropriate for PhD students in the Science, Engineering, and Mathematics fields. Stay tuned for future Accelerators.
Sponsor: Career Development at Northeastern University
Venue: Stearns Center.
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  • 8:30 – 9:30am Welcome, Continental Breakfast, and Keynote Address
    Keynote Speaker: Dr. Thorsten Maley, Ph.D., Director, Bridge12 Technologies
  • 9:30 – 11:30am Morning Workshop Sessions
  • 11:30 – 12:30pm Breakout Sessions
  • 1:15 – 2:30pm Panel: “The Journey is the Destination”. An informative, interactive panel conversation featuring STEM Ph.Ds. who have forged successful industry careers. Moderator: Dr. David Murison, Ph.D.
  • 2:30 – 4:00pm Informational Sessions
    • Informal Interviews: 20 minute informal, informational interviews to provide Northeastern Ph.D. students with the opportunity to ask questions from industry scientists, STEM entrepreneurs, and recruiters.
    • Resume and Cover Letter Lab: 1:1 consultations with those who evaluate resumes and cover letters every day for potential job fit
  • 4:00 - 5:00pm Networking Reception
    Put your skills into action by networking with professionals and peers.


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