Our 3rd Beyond Academia conference was held on March 16-17, 2015 at the Clark Kerr campus of UC Berkeley. Featured keynote speakers were Maren Wood from the Lilli Research Group and Bill Lindstaedt of the UCSF Office of Career and Professional Development. UC Berkeley Associate Dean of the Graduate Division, Rosemary Joyce, gave our closing keynote.
There was also workshops from: Celia Sepulveda, Andrew Green, Nathan Gold, East Bay Score, Doug Kalish and many more! Topics included the job hunt process, presentation skills, writing resumes and cover letters, and starting your own business. The conference featured panels on data analytics, education, government jobs, non-profit careers, non-academic research, and consulting.