2019 Career Perspectives and Networking Conference

October 2 -4, 2019 | University at Buffalo, North Campus

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Find your field of research, decide on your career path, or connect with a potential employer at the 6th Annual Career Perspectives and Networking Conference. This year's events include the STEAM Job & Internship Fair, networking receptions, an innovation sprint, panel discussions and distinguished speakers from industry leaders like Intel, IBM, Linde, National Fuel and more.

Attendees have the opportunity to meet and network with industry professionals, receive resume/CV-writing feedback, and get a free professional LinkedIn/Handshake photo taken.

Whether you’re a first-year graduate engineering student or about to finish your dissertation and begin your career, you won’t want to miss the CPNC. This conference may help you choose a field of research, decide on your career path, or even connect you with your next employer.

Announcements Speakers Schedule Gallery

Wednesday, October 2nd

12:30PM      STEAM Job & Internship Fair | Alumni Arena

Thursday, October 3rd

Time TBD    Preconference Workshops (Invitation Only) | North Campus

Friday, October 4th

9:00AM      Registration and light breakfast | Davis Hall

10:00AM     Welcome and Opening Remarks | Rajan Batta, Interim Dean, School of Engineering and Applied Sciences

10:05AM     Innovation Sprint | Hadar Borden, Hosted by Blackstone Launchpad powered by Techstars in collaboration with ACV Auctions

11:15AM       Keynote Address | Mark Santoro, Chief Engineer at Raytheon SAS

11:45AM      Distinguished Speakers Panel | Building a Fulfilling Career vs. Having a Job: An Introspective Look

Karianne Gomez, Vice President, Strategic Value, Network of Executive Women
Judy Feldman, Executive Vice President, Chief Information Officer, Valuecentric
Shrivardhan Joshi, Environment, Health and Safety Manager, Tesla, Inc.
Tom Occhino, Engineering Director, Facebook
Dinah Weisberg, President and CEO, REDCOM Laboratories, Inc.

12:30PM      Career Preparation Reception | Resume/CV-writing critique opportunities, LinkedIn/Handshake photo booth, Light snacks and refreshments provided

Applied Management Systems
Blue Cross Blue Shield 
Buffalo Construction Group
Buffalo Manufacturing Works
CAPIOT Software, Inc.
Iconics, Inc.
ECM Management Consultants, LLC
eHealth Technologies
International Business Machines Corporation
Matheson Gas
Network of Executive Women
New York Power Authority
Northrup Grumman Corporation
Phillips Lytle, LLP
Praxair/Linde AG
Royal Dutch Shell
Safran Aerosystems
Seabury Airline Planning Group LLC
SOFTREK Corporation
Tesla (California)
Transmission Developers, Inc.
Watts Architecture & Engineering, PC

Event Information

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Date: October 2 - 4, 2019
Location: University at Buffalo | North Campus | Alumni Arena & Davis Hall 

Get Involved!

If you have any questions about this year's event or if you are interested in volunteering, please contact us at seas360@buffalo.edu.


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Registration for the 6th Annual Career Perspectives and Networking Conference is now open! Detailed information regarding the event and registration has been emailed directly to all SEAS graduate students.

Map and Directions

Alumni Arena
Main Gym | North Campus

Davis Hall
Bansal Atrium | North Campus