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Quick Bytes: Improvisation for Communication

Learn improvisational theater techniques to enhance communication skills for collaboration, mentoring, day-to-day conversations, presentations, or job searches. *Note*: this is a highly participatory workshop involving a lot of movement around the room and interaction with other grad students.

Annelies Ransome, associate director of operations, Office of Postdoctoral Affairs

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Fall Career Fair

The Fall Fair is Stanford's largest Career Fair and serves as the primary recruiting event for employers seeking to increase their visibility on the Stanford Campus. This event attracts over 4,000 undergrad, graduate and alumni from all academic majors and degree levels including Science & Engineering, Humanities fields, Design, Medical Device, Consulting Management, and many more!The Fall Fair is held rain or shine in White Plaza and Old Union on the Stanford Campus. 

Taking Charge of Your Education: Pathways for Humanities PhDs

Join the School of Humanities & Sciences for wine and cheese and a chance to meet fellow grads in other humanities and arts departments, as well as a variety of campus leaders. Lanier Anderson (Senior Associate Dean for the Humanities and Arts) and Matthew Tiews (Associate Vice President for the Arts) will speak briefly about how you can take advantage of Stanford’s resources to plan broadly for your future. We will also distribute a guide to key professional development opportunities for humanities students.

12@12 / 12@6: Deadline

Connect with a diverse group of graduate students to informally discuss "big questions" or learn about their research and hot topics in their field.

Over lunch at 12 PM or dinner at 4:30 PM or 6 PM, 12 students and a faculty or staff facilitator either choose complex, real-world questions to discuss over the course of multiple sessions, or, for those who choose the Outside the [Lunch] Box group, discuss their own research or a hot topic in their field.

Leadership Dinner: Mariann Byerwalter

Leadership Dinners bring proven leaders from various arenas together with a small group of graduate students for dinner and informal discussion about what it means to be a leader and to lead organizations, movements, and people. 

Mariann Byerwalter, chairman, SRI International

Mariann Byerwalter is chairman of the board of directors for SRI International. Prior to this, Byerwalter served as chairman of the board of directors of Stanford Hospital and Clinics from 2006 to 2013. She also served as the Interim President and CEO of Stanford Health Care in 2016.


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