Career Perspectives and Networking Week

October 3 - 5, 2018 | University at Buffalo North Campus

Welcome table at 2017 CPNC


Wednesday, October 3rd

6:30PM            Tau Beta Pi Dinner Reception | Davis Hall, Salvadore Lounge

Thursday, October 4th

12:30PM          UB STEM UP Fair

4:00PM            Career Perspective Networking Recruiters Reception | Davis Hall, Bansal Atrium and Salvadore Lounge

6:00PM             Alumni Awards Dinner | Slee Hall (invitation only)

Friday, October 5th

8:45AM            Registration and light breakfast | Davis Hall

9:30AM            Welcome and Opening RemarksLiesl Folks, Dean School of Engineering and Applied Sciences

9:35AM            Keynote AddressSean Cunningham, Intel

10:20AM          Lightning Talks | Students and professionals give a 3-minute elevator pitch

11:20AM          Distinguished Speakers Panel(Speakers TBA)

12:00PM          Career Preparation Reception | Resume/CV-writing critique opportunities, LinkedIn/Handshake photo booth
                        Light snacks and refreshments provided


Join us for the expanded Career Perspectives and Networking Week, which includes the 5th Annual Career Perspectives and Networking Conference (CPNC). This week will include networking receptions, lightning talks, panel discussions and distinguished speakers from industrial leaders like Intel, IBM, Praxair, National Fuel and more.

Attendees will also 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 year’s conference may help you choose a field of research, decide on your career path, or even connect you with your next employer.

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photo from the 2016 CPNC of LinkedIn Profile Assistance table

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Event Information

Date: October 3-5, 2018
Location: University at Buffalo, North Campus

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Event Date: October 3, 2018