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.

Job Search Strategies While Managing Your Well-being During the Pandemic: Careers Beyond Academia

This workshop is dedicated to graduate students considering careers beyond academia. You will learn the basic recruitment process with job search resources and strategies for careers beyond academia. Further, you will gain knowledge and skills on self-care and campus resources to promote your well-being during the job search process.

Location: virtual
Audience: Alumni, Graduate Students

Theater Panel - Tigers, Bulldogs, and Broadway, Oh My!

Theater professionals will share their career journeys, and provide insight on navigating current challenges.

Moderated by Kelvin Dinkins, Jr. ’09, assistant dean/general manager, Yale School of Drama/Yale Repertory Theatre. Co-presented by Yale in Hollywood, and DRAMA: A Community for Yale School of Drama.

Panelists: 

Location: virtual
Audience: Alumni, Graduate Students, Undergraduate Students

Job Search Strategies While Managing Your Well-Being During the Pandemic: International Grad Students

This workshop is for international graduate students. You will learn the job search resources and strategies. Further, you will gain knowledge and skills on self-care and campus resources to promote your well-being during the job search process.

This workshop is co-sponsored by Counseling & Psychological Services.

Location: virtual
Audience: Alumni, Graduate Students

Grad Career Q&A: Employer Trends Beyond Academia

Join this virtual, small-group Q&A session and get advice from career advisers and employment experts.

Please refer to Handshake for further details and to register.

Location: virtual
Audience: Alumni, Graduate Students

Serving on the National Security Council and building a public policy career - A conversation with Julia Friedlander '06 and John Bellinger '82

A conversation with Julia Friedlander '06 and John Bellinger '82 on serving on the National Security Council and building a public policy career.

The Princeton in Washington (PIW) program brings students, alumni and experts together for exclusive events, to foster connections and provide opportunities to learn about alumni career paths...

Location: virtual
Audience: Graduate Students, Undergraduate Students

Creating a Design Business with Isometric Studio

The founder of Isometric Studios will provide behind the scenes insights about how they started and are sustaining their business (particularly given the recent challenge of COVID-19), and through case studies, will relate the challenges and opportunities associated with arts entrepreneurship.  

Location: virtual
Audience: Alumni, Graduate Students, Undergraduate Students

Grad Career Q&A with HR Recruiters

Do you have questions or concerns about your job or internship search beyond academia? 

Join this virtual, small-group Q&A session and get advice from career advisers and HR recruiters who hire Ph.D. candidates.

Location: virtual
Audience: Alumni, Graduate Students

Navigating politics, a pandemic, and calls for social justice - A conversation with Representatives Terri Sewell '86 and Derek Kilmer '96

A conversation with Representatives Terri Sewell '86 and Derek Kilmer '96 about navigating politics, a pandemic, and calls for social justice. 

The Princeton in Washington (PIW) program brings students, alumni and experts together for exclusive events, to foster connections and provide opportunities to learn about alumni career paths....

Location: virtual
Audience: Graduate Students, Undergraduate Students

Making a Career with Your Voice Singers Panel

Alum and conductor Ryan Brandau ‘03 will lead a discussion with four professional singers from the worlds of opera, classical and experimental music. Their careers have included singing opera roles and concertizing, founding and leading vocal ensembles and opera companies, and recording, composing and commissioning. 

Alumni guests: 

Location: virtual
Audience: Alumni, Graduate Students, Undergraduate Students

Strategies for Recession-Proof Your Career Beyond Academia

Ph.D. alumni who graduated during the last economic downturn will share how they navigated a challenging job market beyond academia. During this session, you get advice for your job search and career decisions. 

Please refer to Handshake for more details

Location: virtual
Audience: Alumni, Graduate Students

Comic Book Illustration with Jim Lee ‘86

Master comic illustrator and Co-publisher of DC Entertainment Jim Lee ’86 will demonstrate the process of creating his renowned repertoire of comic book characters, answer questions and provide feedback to select participants on their own drawings.

Please note this time is tentative. We will update when finalized. All times are EST. 

Location: virtual
Audience: Alumni, Graduate Students, Undergraduate Students

Media, communications & democracy amid a global pandemic - A conversation with Dugald McConnell '93 and Loully Saney '16

A conversation with Dugald McConnell '93 and Loully Saney '16 about media, communications & democracy amid a global pandemic. 

The Princeton in Washington (PIW) program brings students, alumni and experts together for exclusive events, to foster connections and provide opportunities to learn about alumni career paths. This year, all...

Location: virtual
Audience: Graduate Students, Undergraduate Students

Careers in Hollywood Panel Discussion

Actor Mary Lou Kolbenschlag ’14 will lead a discussion with alumni working in various sectors of the entertainment industry in order to share advice and strategies for students and alumni seeking a career in Hollywood. This event is co-presented by Princeton in Hollywood.

Panelists

Location: virtual
Audience: Alumni, Graduate Students, Undergraduate Students