Activities and Events

Recurring Events


 Resume / CV Building

  • Strengthen your LinkedIn profile
  • Free headshots for professional profile pictures
  • Effective resume and CV writing by Northwestern Career Development Center

 Social Happy Hour

  • Enjoy free wings, appetizers, and drinks
  • Socialize with all departments and years of McCormick graduate students 
  • Start some new cross-disciplinary collaborations

 Wine and Dine with Grads and Alumni

  • Network and connect with Northwestern alumni
  • Low cost tickets to attend cocktail reception and 3-course dinner
  • Listen to different career paths, advice for securing and excelling in a new field, strategies for work/life balance

 Workshops for Technical Skills 

  • Learn more about variety of software - Solidworks, MATLAB, GitHub, and many others
  • Learn about entrepreneurship - how to commercialize research
  • Learn about academia - how to apply for grants and fellowships, how to succeed in an early faculty position


Recent Spotlight Event

MGLC hosted its first event of the quarter, a panel discussion on “Navigating your first year of grad school” on October 8. We thank all the panel members-  Alexis Reyes (IBIS), Andrew Sinegra (BME), Jithin George (ESAM), Suwei Liu (ME) and Travis Schmauss (MSE)- for sharing their grad school experiences and the wonderful audience for actively participating in the discussion.

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