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.

MIT SLOAN Graduate Programs: Deferred MBA Program, M.Fin, MBAn

MIT Sloan offers several options for college seniors and recent college graduates. Meet with their admissions team to explore which program might be right for you.
 
1. MIT Sloan MBA Early Admission
Is an MBA in your five-year plan but you need some experience in the workforce, first? Apply now, and then work for two to...

Location: Center for Career Development
Audience: Undergraduate Students

Drop-in Advising

The Center for Career Development offers 15-minute drop-in sessions for undergraduate students on select days, no appointment necessary. Some common questions covered during drop-in sessions include:

Audience: Undergraduate Students

Cubist Systematic Strategies Information Session for Masters and Ph.D. Students

Please join us to learn about machine learning applications in quantitative trading and meet one of our portfolio managers.  Lunch will be provided. 

Audience: Graduate Students

Dinner with 12 Tigers: First-gen, Finance & Service featuring Bob Peck '88

Meet Bob Peck ’88. He's coming back to campus for a dinner to talk with students about his career path, how he merged his interest in finance with nonprofit and service, and how he navigated Princeton as a first-gen student. 

Location: Campus Club - Library
Audience: Graduate Students, Undergraduate Students

Design Your Future for Undergraduates

Between classes and extracurriculars, it’s easy to get caught up in the whirlwind of Princeton and not take the time to think about your strengths and long-term goals. This interactive workshop will help you begin to explore options and figure out what you want to do—not just what you feel pressured to do. 

Location: Center for Career Development
Audience: Undergraduate Students

International Student Internship Search & OPT Process Workshop

International students seeking an internship this summer are encouraged to attend this workshop. Learn strategies for finding internship leads, establishing connections with prospective employers and get information about work authorization requirements and timelines.

Location: MPR B60B - Louis A. Simpson International Building
Audience: Graduate Students, Undergraduate Students

What Can I Do in the Technology Field When I Don’t Specialize in Technology? - Presented by Google

Are you interested in working in the tech industry but wondering where you fit when you do not code? Wonder no more! Come to this program and learn from Leslie Redd, Global Go-to-Market Lead in Cloud Learning for Higher Ed, Career Readiness, & Gamified Learning at Google.  

Location: Center for Career Development
Audience: Graduate Students, Undergraduate Students

Graduate Student Lakeside Remote Advising and Drop-in Document Review

Need a last-minute review of your resume or CV? Have quick questions about your job search? Want to learn more about career development options for graduate students?  

Location: Lakeside Apartments Common Room
Audience: Graduate Students

Rock Your Docs

Need a resume? Want to upgrade your current one? Applying to a Princeton program and want to review your materials before the deadlines?

Stop by anytime between 7-9 p.m. to talk to Peer Career Advisers (PCAs) and Center for Career Development staff for some help. 

Location: Center for Career Development
Audience: Undergraduate Students

Ph.D. Students: Talking about Your Teaching in an Academic Interview

This workshop gives Ph.D students the chance to begin—or refine—their preparation to talk about teaching in an interview during a campus visit. 

Location: Frist 330
Audience: Graduate Students

Drop-in Advising

The Center for Career Development offers 15-minute drop-in sessions for undergraduate students on select days, no appointment necessary. Some common questions covered during drop-in sessions include:

Audience: Undergraduate Students

Pathways with a Ph.D.: Diverse Careers in the Natural Sciences

Are you interested in knowing more about career options available to you beyond faculty jobs that will fit your interests, goals and lifestyle? 

If you’re a Ph.D. or postdoc, it’s crucial for you to understand all the opportunities you have in front of you. 

Location: Center for Career Development
Audience: Graduate Students

Drop-in Advising

The Center for Career Development offers 15-minute drop-in sessions for undergraduate students on select days, no appointment necessary. Some common questions covered during drop-in sessions include:

Audience: Undergraduate Students

Sophomore Career Kickoff

Thinking about your career during sophomore year may sound early but it’s a perfect time to get started. Learning about the multitude of paths Princeton students take after graduation and how you can explore your own interests will help you avoid stress and put you in a good position to find work that excites you after graduation.

Audience: Undergraduate Students