• Pathways with a Ph.D.: Research Careers Beyond Faculty

    Thu, Nov 14, 2019, 12:00 pm to 2:00 pm

    Join us for this panel where you can ask questions and network with those working in research outside of academia. 

    Do you enjoy research? You can apply your research skills in many professional contexts outside of academia.  

    Organizations often hire Ph.D.'s for their research, analytical, communication and writing skills. Think tanks, education, publishing, nonprofits, government agencies, financial institutions, startups and other organizations value research skills.  

  • Feeding the Arts: Jennie Snyder-Urman ‘99, TV writer and showrunner

    Wed, Oct 23, 2019, 5:00 pm to 6:45 pm

    Join us for a meal and conversation with Jennie Snyder-Urman ‘99, an award-winning TV writer and showrunner of Jane the Virgin and Charmed.

    The Center for Career Development and the Lewis Center for the Arts have teamed up to provide a series of dinner conversations with alumni working in the arts. Students will have the opportunity for an intimate, in-person dialogue with alums who have taken unique paths in pursuing creative careers. 

  • Aerospace Engineering Panel

    Sat, Sep 21, 2019, 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm

    Learn from current students who interned in the aerospace field. The event will start with each panelist briefly describing their experiences with aerospace internships and the application process, and then will be opened up to questions from the audience.

  • Pathways with a Ph.D.: Careers in Data Science

    Thu, Sep 26, 2019, 12:00 pm to 2:00 pm

    Big Data is always in the news, referring to utilizing large data sets to develop a deep understanding of insights in various fields. Data scientists (many of whom are Ph.D.'s) are employed in many types of organizations including government agencies, private companies and nonprofits.  

    If you are interested in analyzing large quantitative data sets, designing and administering databases, and/or developing code for data analysis, a career in data science may be for you.  

  • PIW: The Science of Wellbeing and Deaths of Despair: a Conversation with Carol Graham ’84

    Wed, Aug 7, 2019, 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm

    Carol Graham is Leo Pasvolsky Senior Fellow at the Brookings Institution, a College Park Professor at the University of Maryland, and a Senior Scientist at Gallup. She served on a National Academy of Sciences panel on well-being metrics for policy in 2012-13, a Pioneer Award from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation in 2017, and a Lifetime Distinguished Scholar award from the International Society of Quality of Life Studies in 2018. From 2002 2004, she served as a Vice President at Brookings.

  • PIW: A Conversation with Senator Ted Cruz ’92

    Wed, Jul 31, 2019, 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm

    Ted Cruz represents 28 million Texans in the U.S. Senate as a passionate fighter for limited government and economic growth. He has authored 39 legislative measures signed into law.

  • PIW: Opportunities in Research for M.D.’s: a Conversation with Dr. Philip M. Murphy ’75

    Tue, Jul 30, 2019, 5:30 pm to 6:30 pm

    Philip M. Murphy is a senior investigator and chief of the Laboratory of Molecular Immunology (LMI) at the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) of the National Institutes of Health in Bethesda. Dr. Murphy received his undergraduate degree from Princeton in 1975 and medical degree from Cornell in 1981 and trained in Internal Medicine at New York University-Bellevue Hospital Center where he was chief resident in 1984-85.  He has spent his entire research career at NIAID, starting in 1985.


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