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Exploring Diverse Career Pathways for Graduate Students (panel & reception)
Exploring Diverse Career Pathways for Graduate Students (panel & reception)
WhenTuesday, Feb. 28, 2017, 3:30 – 5:30 p.m.
Campus locationStudent Union Building (HUB)
Campus room332
Event typesNot Specified
Event sponsorsThe Simpson Center for the Humanities
The Graduate School / Core Programs
Description

UW humanities and social science graduate students curious about exploring career pathways beyond that of a traditional academic (and the faculty & staff who support them) are invited to join us for an informal panel and reception to share experiences and strategies for harnessing academic skills to craft satisfying careers. Four Seattle-area professionals with graduate degrees in philosophy will talk with us about their current careers, how they got there, and how their graduate training shaped their journeys. After the panel, we will continue the conversation over a reception.

Panelists:
Summer Acharya (Project Manager, Postsecondary Success, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation)
Dustyn Addington (Knowledge and Learning Specialist, Foundation for Healthy Generations)
Karen Emmerman (Philosopher-in-Residence, John Muir Elementary School)
Ann Owens (Senior Project Manager, Microsoft)

Presented by: #PhilosophyBranchesOut – a collaboration between the Department of Philosophy graduate program and the Graduate School/Core Programs – part of the Simpson Center’s Next Generation PhD initiative.

Sponsored by: The Simpson Center for the Humanities and The Graduate School/Core Programs

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