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Science Pro Schedule

Science Pro Schedule

Spend a half-day on your career

Spend just half a day and gain significant career-related experiences to start you on the path to your future, whatever that looks like for you. Or, pick and choose which sessions are of most interest to you. The important thing is to start now.

Career Paths Over Lunch

11:30–12:30 p.m.

You enjoy a complimentary lunch and connect with people who can share their experiences and give you a better idea of what a career is really like.

Three-minute Conversations

12:35–1:30 p.m.

This structured and fast-paced event will give you and a few peers the opportunity to ask individual employers questions in three-minute segments. You will have time to meet with seven employers.

Professional Panel

1:40–2:30 p.m.

In this invigorating panel discussion by science professionals, you can discover what it is like working for a small drug discovery company versus working on climate change for a government agency or nonprofit organization. This panel is an excellent way to find out which type of work environment you prefer—small or large, corporate or nonprofit, lab work or an entrepreneurial start-up, research or policy. You can ask questions and probe the details that matter.

Community Partners Info Sessions

2:30–3 p.m. and 3–3:30 p.m.

Hear from inspiring professionals as they talk about important topics in the workplace today. Get a sneak peek of what it's like inside key professions in science. They can also help you discover your passion and provide steps and guidance for a satisfying career.