Workshops & Events

Our events and workshops focus on career exploration, experiential learning and skill-building. We offer programs for undergraduate and graduate students in all stages of their career development, from learning about possible career paths to preparing to apply for jobs and internships.

Networking Career Panel for Graduate Students - Practice Your Professional Narratives

Networking is vital for your job search and career success. An important first step for effective networking is to build your brand to communicate who you are professionally. Your brand is more than your graduate training. Join this virtual career panel and get tips and advice from a team of communication experts at the Center for Career...

Audience: Graduate Students

Applying to Law School

Are you applying to law school this cycle or considering law school soon?

Learn how law schools evaluate the key components of the application and how to research schools and programs. You may also be interested in attending a Develop Your Law School Admission Plan and Personal Statement Ideas workshop on October 2.

Location: Virtual
Audience: Undergraduate Students

Undercover Bosses: Day 1 - for Graduate Students

Undercover Bosses is a casual recruiting event for graduate students in humanities, social sciences, natural sciences and engineering. Graduate students must register in Handshake to attend.

Each day, 2-3 employers who are interested in hiring Ph.D. student candidates will join the event to speak with Princeton graduate students.

Location: Virtual
Audience: Graduate Students

PCAs Present: Networking 101

You've probably heard networking is an important component of job/internship search. But what is it, and how do you do it?

Peer Career Advisers (PCA) who are trained by the Center for Career Development will this program covering the basics of networking.

Location: Virtual
Audience: Undergraduate Students

Alphataraxia Virtual Information Session + Technical Case Study Workshop for all Class Years

Alphataraxia Management (ATX) is a fast-growing investment management group with offices in Newport Beach and Washington DC. We focus on understanding and predicting outcomes on electricity grids, where our positions can have a significant impact on real-world outcomes: helping to stabilize energy prices and encourage the adoption of renewable...

Location: Virtual
Audience: Graduate Students, Undergraduate Students

Undercover Bosses: Day 2 - for Graduate Students

Undercover Bosses is a casual recruiting event for graduate students in humanities, social sciences, natural sciences and engineering. Graduate students must register in Handshake to attend.

Each day, 2-3 employers who are interested in hiring Ph.D. student candidates will join the event to speak with Princeton graduate students.

Location: Virtual
Audience: Graduate Students

Applying to Graduate School

Are you considering applying to a masters or Ph.D. program in the next year or two? Join us to learn and review application and planning tips. The session will include a whole group overview and the opportunity to join breakout sessions about topics that most interest you.

Topics will include:

- how to decide whether and when to...

Location: Virtual
Audience: Undergraduate Students

Undercover Bosses: Day 3 - for Graduate Students

Undercover Bosses is a casual recruiting event for graduate students in humanities, social sciences, natural sciences and engineering. Graduate students must register in Handshake to attend.

Each day, 2-3 employers who are interested in hiring Ph.D. student candidates will join the event to speak with Princeton graduate students.

Location: Virtual
Audience: Graduate Students

Harvard Law School Information Session

Admissions officer Monique Atkinson from Harvard Law School (HLS) will speak about the admissions process for both the regular J.D. program and the Junior Deferral Program.

The presentation will cover an overview of the curriculum, clinical opportunities and student life at HLS. The session will last approximately one hour and will...

Location: Virtual
Audience: Graduate Students, Undergraduate Students

Develop your Law School Admission Plan and Personal Statement Ideas

Are you thinking about applying to law school in the future or even applying this cycle?

Location: Virtual
Audience: Graduate Students, Undergraduate Students

Dinner with 12 Tigers featuring Angel Brunner *97: Inclusive Economic Policy

 

Dinner with 12 Tigers is a series that connects current students and alumni of similar underrepresented backgrounds (race, identity, culture, first-gen, low socioeconomic status and more) for candid conversation. All undergraduate and graduate students are welcome.

Bio:

Location: Virtual
Audience: Graduate Students, Undergraduate Students

Pre-Graduation Opportunities Search & Work Authorization Information Session for Graduate Students

International graduate students seeking an internship are encouraged to attend this workshop. Come to learn work authorization requirements and application timelines as well as strategies and resources for finding internship opportunities.

This event is co-sponsored by Davis International Center.

Location: Virtual
Audience: Graduate Students

Strategies for Informational Interviews for Graduate Students

In this workshop, you will learn strategies and resources that help you prepare and conduct informational interviews to build your networks and uncover career opportunities.

It will cover:

• How to identify people to interview

• How to request informational interviews

• What to ask

Location: Virtual
Audience: Graduate Students

Redefining your Career Expectations: Drop-in Community Care Circle for Grad Students

This drop-in circle series is a safe virtual community where graduate students of all years and disciplines can join to ask questions and to share your thoughts and feelings about career development and job search process. Each of the five sessions will highlight different aspects of graduate student career development made more challenging by...

Location: Virtual
Audience: Graduate Students

Grad: Career Panel with HR Recruiters: Art of Connections

Interested in finding hidden opportunities through networking, but not sure where to start? Join this virtual career panel and get tips and advice from HR recruiters who hire Ph.D. candidates.

Location: Virtual
Audience: Graduate Students

Princeton Alumni Working for Social Justice

Meet and learn from with alumni in careers relating to their passions for social justice. After the event, participants will be invited to a group debrief session led by career advisers who specialize in social impact careers.

As Princetonians, we strive to dedicate ourselves and our efforts to being “in the Nation’s service and in the...

Location: Virtual
Audience: Graduate Students, Undergraduate Students

Career Exploration for the Class of 2023

As you navigate your journey at Princeton, you'll find yourself facing decisions about what you can be doing now and in the future.

It's never too early to start exploring! This workshop for sophomores will help you identify what interests you have, possible goals and how you can use your time at Princeton to find fulfillment in future...

Location: Virtual
Audience: Undergraduate Students

Acing Your Interviews - Beyond Academia for Grad Students

In this workshop, you will learn:

• The typical recruitment process for jobs beyond academia

• Strategies to prepare for your job interviews

• Tips to manage your interview stress

This event is co-sponsored by Counseling and Psychological Services & Tigerwell.

Location: Virtual
Audience: Graduate Students

Wearing Masks Before COVID: Working While Black

A panel of Black professionals that discuss their professional journey and how they have navigated jobs amid workplace discrimination.

Location: Virtual
Audience: Graduate Students, Undergraduate Students

Q&A with Career Advisers: Acing Interviews

Are you getting ready for interviews? Career advisers will share a few tips and then answer questions directly from students.

You are invited to submit your questions in advance: https://forms.gle/Ei4Y4FSGmdPSqLPh7

Location: Virtual
Audience: Graduate Students, Undergraduate Students

Job Search & Stress Management: Drop-in Community Care Circle for Grad Students

This drop-in circle series is a safe virtual community where graduate students of all years and disciplines can join to ask questions and to share your thoughts and feelings about career development and job search process. Each of the five sessions will highlight different aspects of graduate student career development made more challenging by...

Location: Virtual
Audience: Graduate Students

Princeton Internship and Fellowship Program Showcase: Princeton Alumni Corps/Project 55 Fellowships (post-graduation)

 

The Princeton Internship and Fellowship Program Showcase Week features campus offices and affiliates that offer domestic and international internship and fellowship opportunities.

About Princeton Project 55 Fellowships:

Location: Virtual
Audience: Graduate Students, Undergraduate Students

Princeton Internship and Fellowship Program Showcase: Princeton Startup Immersion Program (PSIP)

The Princeton Internship and Fellowship Program Showcase Week features campus offices and affiliates that offer domestic and international internship and fellowship opportunities.

Princeton Startup Immersion Program 10-week internships with startup companies in NYC, Shanghai and Tel Aviv. Stipends, cohort living, extracurricular...

Location: Virtual
Audience: Graduate Students, Undergraduate Students

Princeton Internship and Fellowship Program Showcase: Faith-Based Internships Program

 

The Princeton Internship and Fellowship Program Showcase Week features campus offices and affiliates that offer domestic and international internship and fellowship opportunities. Each session features one program where you will learn their offerings, application information and experiences of past participants.

About the...

Location: Virtual
Audience: Graduate Students, Undergraduate Students

Introduction to Networking Cohort Group

So, what is networking and how do you do it without it feeling uncomfortable?

This group is for students who are new to the concept and process of networking. By the time you complete all group meetings, you will have a good understanding how to build your own network and be comfortable in initiating to take the first step in making...

Location: Virtual
Audience: Graduate Students, Undergraduate Students

Princeton Internship and Fellowship Program Showcase: ReMatch+ and Office of Undergraduate Research Internship Funding

The Princeton Internship and Fellowship Program Showcase Week features campus offices and affiliates that offer domestic and international internship and fellowship opportunities.

About ReMatch+ and OURSIP (Office of Undergraduate Research Internship Funding):

Location: Virtual
Audience: Graduate Students, Undergraduate Students

Princeton Internship and Fellowship Program Showcase: Princeton Internships in Civic Service (PICS)

 

he Princeton Internship and Fellowship Program Showcase Week features campus offices and affiliates that offer domestic and international internship and fellowship opportunities. Each session features one program where you will learn their offerings, application information and experiences of past participants.

About Princeton...

Location: Virtual
Audience: Graduate Students, Undergraduate Students

For Graduate Students: Talking to Advisers About Your Interests Beyond Academia

Are you interested in exploring careers beyond academia? Do you want to tell your adviser(s) but aren't sure where to start?

Learn how to start your career exploration process and strategies to talk to your adviser(s) about your interests.

This event is co-sponsored by McGraw Center for Teaching and Learning.

Location: Virtual
Audience: Graduate Students

Exploring Graduate School

Considering graduate school? Learn more about what masters and Ph.D. programs are like and how you can start to prepare for them now.

Topics will include:

• How to decide whether and when to apply to graduate school

• How graduate programs differ from undergraduate programs

• Choosing between a masters or Ph.D....

Location: Virtual
Audience: Undergraduate Students

Career Exploration for the Class of 2024

As you begin to navigate your journey at Princeton, you'll soon find yourself facing decisions about what you can be doing now and in the future. It's never too early to start exploring! This workshop for first-year students will help you identify what interests you have, possible goals and how you can use your time at Princeton to find...

Location: Virtual
Audience: Undergraduate Students

Careers Beyond Academia in Uncertain Times: Drop-in Community Care Circle for Grad Students

This drop-in circle series is a safe virtual community where graduate students of all years and disciplines can join to ask questions and to share your thoughts and feelings about career development and job search process. Each of the five sessions will highlight different aspects of graduate student career development made more challenging by...

Location: Virtual
Audience: Graduate Students

Pre-Graduation Opportunities Search & Work Authorization Information Session for Graduate Students

International graduate students seeking an internship are encouraged to attend this workshop. Come to learn work authorization requirements and application timelines as well as strategies and resources for finding internship opportunities.

This event is co-sponsored by Davis International Center.

Location: Virtual
Audience: Graduate Students

Building Wellness into Career Development Cohort Group

Figuring out your future can be stressful. If you find yourself feeling lost, overwhelmed or uncertain about how to even begin thinking about or exploring career options, you’re not alone.

Location: Virtual
Audience: Graduate Students, Undergraduate Students

Industry Insights: Marketing in the New World

Manny Gonzalez '85, an experienced marketing executive, will lead this program for students interested in marketing. This session will consist of two parts: the first part will present the three brand case studies, Nike, Target, and Disney, along with key lessons and takeaways; the second part will be an open discussion.

Location: Virtual
Audience: Graduate Students, Undergraduate Students

Pathways with a Ph.D. Series: Your First Job after Your Ph.D.

Ph.D. alumni who recently graduated will share how to successfully navigate various career challenges from Princeton to your first post-Ph.D. job. During this session, you can ask questions to get advice for your job search and career decisions.

Location: Virtual
Audience: Graduate Students

PCAs Present: LinkedIn 101 for First-Years and Sophomores

Yes, you need a LinkedIn profile as a Princeton student. If you have heard of LinkedIn but are not sure what it is or why you should use it, this program is for you. Peer Career Advisers will show you how to build your student LinkedIn profile.

Location: Virtual
Audience: Undergraduate Students

Exploring Law School for First-Years and Sophomores

Are you considering law school and want to develop your pre-law interests at Princeton, or just want to learn more about what law school is like? Join us for a casual conversation about how you can explore pre-law as an undergraduate.

Location: Virtual
Audience: Undergraduate Students

PCAs Present: Internship Search 101 for First-Years and Sophomores

Considering an internship this summer? Peer Career Advisers trained by the Center for Career Development will cover what you should do to start your search.

Location: Virtual
Audience: Undergraduate Students

Making the Most of Your Winter Break

You have six weeks of winter break coming up. How are you planning to spend them?

Get some inspiration to help you figure out what you can do -- including taking time for relaxation and self-care -- and how you connect your experiences and reflection during break with your career and professional development.

Location: Virtual
Audience: Graduate Students, Undergraduate Students

Take a Breath: Reducing Stress During Your Internship/Job Search featuring Hans Hageman '80

Figuring out your future can be stressful. If you find yourself feeling lost, overwhelmed, or uncertain about the future, you’re not alone. Let’s take a moment to learn breathing techniques that will help reduce your stress and anxiety.

Location: Virtual
Audience: Graduate Students, Undergraduate Students

Natural Hair in the Workplace

A panel of professionals will discuss the difficulties they have encountered with having a natural hairstyle at their workplace.

Location: Virtual
Audience: Graduate Students, Undergraduate Students

Finding Balance as a Dual-Career Couple: Drop-in Community Care Circle for Grad Students

The drop-in circle series is a safe virtual community where graduate students of all years and disciplines can join to ask questions and to share your thoughts and feelings about career development and job search process.

Location: Virtual
Audience: Graduate Students

Making the Most of Your Winter Break

You have six weeks of winter break coming up. How are you planning to spend them?

Get some inspiration to help you figure out what you can do -- including taking time for relaxation and self-care -- and how you connect your experiences and reflection during break with your career and professional development.

Location: Virtual
Audience: Graduate Students, Undergraduate Students