The Business of Science: How to land your first job and succeed in industry

The Business of Science is a series for graduate students in STEM fields who want to learn about finding a job and being successful in industry careers. Register for one, two, or all three events. Attending all the events in this series is highly encouraged.

The Business of Science: Fundamentals
Saturday, February 12, 10 am – noon

In this session, you will learn to identify your three identities: science/technical identity, business identity, and social identity. Learn how to analyze job descriptions to identify the critical skill requirements in these three areas, and learn how to demonstrate all three identities with accomplishments to gain an edge in your job applications.

The Business of Science: Communications
Saturday, February 19, 10 am – noon

In this session, you will learn how to leverage the interview and your network as your competitive advantage in your job search. Develop technical literacy, emotional intelligence, 3 social roles (technical, business, and social identities), and learn how to apply those skills in behavioral based interviews.

The Business of Science: Team Performance and Finance
Saturday, February 26, 9 am – 5 pm
In-person; lunch provided

In this session, you will learn to show how you exceed the job requirements with knowledge of continuous improvement, team improvement tools, financial basics, and entrepreneurship basics –all fundamental skills for “accelerated candidates –best in class”.