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Your career path is long. Take the time to explore. Attending talks and workshops is a great way to think about your path: how to find and navigate it, and how to thrive on it.

Spring into your future career and internships with this quarters programming! Our overarching theme this spring is 'Achieving Success' with a focus on all the unwritten rules in the workforce and the tips and tricks you'll need to know to stand out for positive, rather than negative, reasons.


Wednesday 24th April. 8:00 - 10:00am. SEQ Courtyard

Professional Headshots

Do you need a fresh headshot for your LinkedIn profile? Sign up for a 15 minute timeslot within the 2 hour window with a professional photographer. Limited number of slots, so advanced sign up is required. Instructions for signup will be announced to the MS&E jobs email list in early spring.

*Event is open to declared MS&E undergraduates and matriculated MS/PhD students only.

Wednesday 24th April. 4:30 - 5:30pm. Y2E2 335

The Magic of Mentoring

Having a mentor is one of the best ways to grow and develop in your career. How do you identify a mentor and build the relationship? How do mentors choose their mentees, and what are their expectations? Monica Shen Knotts, MS&E BS, has benefitted from being a mentee, and has mentored many young professionals during her 30 year career. She’ll be answering all these questions (and more), as well as discussing a career path that encompasses consulting, business development, and product management.

Event is open to the entire Stanford community - students, alumni, staff, faculty.

Monday 29th April. 5:00pm - 6:00pm. Zoom

Communicate For Career Success: What Your Written, Verbal and Non-Verbal Communications Need to Say About You

How you connect with others and present yourself are a key part of what drives your career success and growth - from helping ensure you get a return offer, to standing out for the right reasons. Join Cami Katz, MS&E BS, MS ’21, as she shares insider tips on the unwritten rules and best practices for your formal, informal and sub-conscious communications in the workplace.

Event is open to the entire Stanford community - students, alumni, staff, faculty.

Tuesday 21st May. 12:30 - 1:30pm. Packard 202.

The First 90 Days: Secrets to Crushing Your New Job or Internship

Getting off to a strong start puts you in the best position for promotions and return offers. Remembering names, mastering the art of feedback, and immediately adding value will make an excellent early impression – but what are the best strategies for actually doing all of this? Star storyteller Sanjeev Bode has actionable advice and practical pointers.

Event is open to the entire Stanford community - students, alumni, staff, faculty.