Activities and Events

Upcoming events

REOCCURRING Events

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 Resume / CV Building

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

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Dean Nelson shared his experiences about finding a faculty position, creating your research brand and having a successful career in academia as a PhD graduate from Northwestern. 

 

The talk was followed by a reception at the Cohen Commons, where students  connected with the Dean over appetizers and beverages.


 

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