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Washington State University Early Career Workshop

Preparing for Life Beyond Graduate School or Postdoc: Getting that Career You Always Wanted

Early Career Workshop at Washington State University

July 18th, 2015 from 8-5 PM; at the Smith Center for Undergraduate Education (CUE), room 203

Washington State University’s College of Arts & Sciences and The Department of Chemistry are pleased to announce our first early career-focused workshop dedicated to those in the science & engineering fields. The focus of the workshop is to provide graduate students and post-doctoral researchers with insight into the current job market, life beyond graduate school/postdoc, and networking opportunities with potential employers.

Topics of the workshop include:

  • Networking
  • Careers in Government/National Labs
  • Careers in Academics
  • Careers in Industry
  • Application Processes
  • Resume/CV Tips
  • Interview Strategies
  • Differences Between Academia and Industry
  • Finding Alternate Careers

Although many of our speakers have backgrounds in chemistry or materials science, the information presented in the workshop will be relevant to attendees from the sciences and engineering fields.

Scientists networking

Workshop Speakers:


To find out more information about the event details or to see the schedule follow the links provided. Please feel free to contact us if you have any questions.