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Upcoming Events

Penn State Accelerate to Industry Immersion Week 2023

May 8–12, 2023

Industry Immersion Week is an opportunity for graduate students to hear from alumni and industry representatives about what it takes to be successful in industry, and how graduate education can prepare students for future careers. In addition to learning about valuable skills, students will be placed on interdisciplinary teams that will complete projects and present to sponsors at the end of the week. 


Monday, May 8, 5:30 – 7:30 p.m.
Robb Hall, Hintz Family Alumni Center

Accelerate to Industry Immersion Week 2023 kicks off with a professional networking reception for graduate students and industry representatives.

Tuesday – Thursday (May 9-11): 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Bank of America Building

Friday, May 12: 9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Bank of America Building

Applications for student registration are due by Sunday, March 26.

Contact: Lesley Jackson:

Job Search Strategies for Graduate Students: Spring 2023

Job Search Strategies is a workshop series open to all graduate students and postdoctoral researchers featuring sessions on career exploration, building an effective resume and cover letter, networking, interviewing, and more. Sessions are all available via Zoom. 

Career Exploration
4:00-5:00 p.m., Tuesday, February 14

4:00-5:00 p.m., Thursday, February 16

Resumes and Cover Letters
4:00-5:00 p.m., Tuesday, February 21

4:00-5:00 p.m., Thursday, February 23

Job Offers and Negotiations
4:00-5:00 p.m., Tuesday, February 28

Microaggressions in the Workplace and Corporate Culture
4:00-5:00 p.m., Thursday, March 2

Register now

Graduate School Career Office Hours: Spring 2023

Graduate Student Affairs will be holding limited office hours for graduate students needing career assistance with the Associate Director of Graduate Student Career and Professional Development, Lesley Jackson.

  • 30-minute blocks of time, scheduled in advance
  • Resume help
  • Career exploration
  • Interview or networking questions
  • Getting started with other questions

Register for an appointment.  One appointment per student as slots are limited.

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