Mapping your path in science: WiSci Career Symposium
Join us November 13-14, 2015 for a professional development event that will provide networking opportunities and foster professional development through panel discussions and interactive workshops. The topics we will focus on include work/life balance, job search strategies and skills, and identifying careers both inside and outside of academia. See the tentative schedule below, and check back for more details!
Let us know if you'd like to volunteer, and please submit some questions for the panel discussions:
Schedule (Complete Program PDF)
Friday, Nov 13
11:15am- Welcome and Opening Remarks- Provost Pamela Whitten
11:30am- Networking Panel Discussion
2:00pm- Work/Life Balance Panel Discussion
3:30pm- Coffee/Snack Break
4:00pm- Career Goals and Goal-Setting Workshop
6:30pm- Networking Dinner at Transmet (first 65 registrants)
Saturday, Nov 14
9:00am- Keynote "What would you attempt to do if you knew you could not fail? Cultivating bravery and persistence during a career in science."- Dr. Patricia Yager
10:00am- Job Search Strategies and Skills Panel Discussion
11:00am- Coffee/Snack Break
11:30am- Social Media + Science Communication Workshop
12:30-1:00pm- Closing Remarks
Schedule subject to change.
Panelists and Workshop Leaders
Odum School of Ecology, University of Georgia
140 E. Green St.
Athens, GA 30602
On Friday, hourly parking is available at the South Campus parking deck near the Georgia Center for Continuing Education. Walk from the parking deck to the Odum School: exit on the Sanford Drive side of the deck, cross Sanford and walk down W. Green Street. The Odum School of Ecology is straight ahead.
On Saturday, parking will be available in the lot between the Ecology and Warnell buildings.
WiSci greatly appreciates the support of our partners across campus: