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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.

Come in from the cold with our winter 2024 programming! And check back regularly for additional offerings.


Tuesday January 23rd, 4.30pm. Y2E2 382.

Getting a job in DS/ML and the things that matter the most once you’re in that no one tells you about.

Getting in, and getting ahead. Wondering the best way to start your career in data science and/or machine learning? And how to stand out and get promoted once you’re in? Join Paul Magon de la Villehuchet, MS ’19, for a session full of practical advice about tailoring your resume, what to expect in interviews, and the skills that make the difference to be impactful.

Wednesday January 24th, 4.30pm. Zoom.

The Mindset of Meeting Your FutureSelf

Curious what this “Meeting Your FutureSelf” trend is? Experiencing FOMO as you hear others talking about the conversations they’ve had, and how they’ve helped them? Not sure how to approach these discussions? Join David Telleen-Lawton for a virtual session to get all the answers and cultivate the mindset that you’ll need to leverage a career-building approach that has outsized success rates. Participants should have read Davids’ article in advance. (Requires SU login, reading time: ~20-30 mins).

Wednesday January 31st, noon. Shriram 368.

Identifying and Living Your Values for a Meaningful Career.

Work that encompasses your personal values feels better than “just a job”. Join Tim Kendall, BS ’99, as he talks about how he has incorporated his values into a career that has spanned diverse roles and senior leadership, and how he is living them as he invests "tech for good" and advises founders on growth and scaling.

Tuesday February 27th, 1.30pm. Y2E2 335.

Quantitative Research in Pro Sports – From Stanford to the Front Office

Are you interested in using data to make better decisions? Would you like an insider’s perspective on the fascinating world of sports analytics and developing a career in this field? Or generally interested in jobs that utilize the core tenets of the MS&E curriculum? Join us for a conversation with John Sears, MS ’15, Senior Advisor to the LA Dodgers. John’s career has spanned quantitative finance, Silicon Valley data science, and senior positions with NBA and MLB teams.