This year we are introducing our Careers Reception event where Beyond Academia Conference attendees can meet and speak with invited corporations from various fields.
Date: March 22, 2017, 2:00pm-6:00pm
Location: International House, UC Berkeley
Additional information: The goal of the event is to afford the attendees short- to medium-term recruitment opportunities. By registering for the event you agree to make your resumé available to the participating employers, otherwise your spot will be given to an attendee on the waiting list. Refreshments will be served.
You can see the detailed event program below
Representatives currently confirmed from:
GOLD Level Sponsors
SILVER Level Sponsors
2:00-2:50 Introduction and Panel Discussion Invited company representatives discuss what PhDs have contributed to their team and why they are interested in hiring PhDs.
2:50-3:10 Company Introductions Invited company representatives introduce their company in elevator pitch format.
3:10-5:10 Speed Networking Attendees are invited to circulate between different employers’ tables to interface with the representatives of participating companies in a low-pressure environment. Participating companies each have a table and light banquet-style refreshments are served.
3:10-5:10 Company Presentations (Slussler Room) Gold Tier sponsors hold 15-30 minute presentations on their company and recruitment process in the Slusser Room, adjacent to the Chevron Auditorium.
5:10-6:00 Concluding Reception