Graduate students check in at the Fourth Annual Career Perspectives and Networking Conference, an event which featured lightning talks, a networking reception and panel discussions with industry leaders.
The annual event allows School of Engineering and Applied Sciences students to interact with industry leaders to learn and refine the skills necessary for success in today’s job market.
Cynthia Hoover, Executive Director of Adsorption & HYCO R&D for Praxair, (center) poses for a photo with two graduate students at the networking reception.
James J. Wehrfritz, Oil and Gas Industry Consultant for Erie-Niagara Consulting LLC, (left) attended the networking reception.
Michael Ulbrich, President of Buffalo Manufacturing Works, (left) talks to students at the networking reception.
Kim Helmer, Innovation Leader at Zodiac Aerospace, AVOX Systems, Inc., (left) attended the networking reception.
A graduate student talks to Jim Chou, Chief Technical Officer at Workmarket (right). Chou later delivered a keynote speech on the rapidly changing pace of technology and the critical importance that soft skills and adaptability play in today’s job market.
Ashish Shah, Vice President of R&D for Advanced Surgical and Orthopaedics, Integer, (right) attended this year's networking reception.
Allison O’Connor, Business Unit Operations Manager, (left) and Dan Muffoletto, Development Systems Engineer, (center) attended the networking reception on behalf of Moog, Inc.
Joshua Kelley, Senior Consultant at Sierra-Cedar, Inc., talks to students at the networking reception.
Six students had the chance to put their public speaking skills to the test during the lightning talks by giving three-minute elevator pitches to an audience of fellow engineering students and judges.
CPNC panelist and Pulitzer Prize winning photojournalist and aerospace engineering alumnus Marcus Yam (left) talks about his career path with Professor and Chair Kemper Lewis (right) and engineering students.
Over 100 graduate students attended this year's Career Perspectives and Networking Conference, an event which was conceived in 2015 by UB doctoral candidate Matthias J. Schmid.