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Silicon Valley Energy Summit 2019

Silicon Valley Energy Summit is the premier annual event for people in Silicon Valley and beyond connected with sustainable energy. Participants gain insights on the latest energy technologies, corporate practices, market trends and emerging government policies. They interact with more than 400 other participants from the world’s largest IT companies, Silicon Valley startups, investment funds, utilities, government, environmental organizations and research institutions.

CEOs in Energy: A Special Panel

Please join us for a very special panel on "CEOs in Energy" on Thursday May 16th from 4-5:30 PM in Geocorner 105 (the big lecture hall). The panel will broadly cover innovation and entrepreneurship in the energy sector, with special perspective on what it's like to found and run disruptive companies in the energy and sustainability space.

“We are the first... to walk this path:' Reflections on an Academic Journey

A first generation student who attended community college, she would go on to earn a PhD in History at Stanford in 1982 and five years later would publish the first monograph in Chicana history Cannery Women, Cannery Lives. This presentation underscores the gift of mentorship from faculty/student relationships, to campus/community partnerships, and to long-term institutional commitments.

The Song Remains the Same: Doing Humanities for a Wide Audience

Nate Sloan, PhD, ’16 will be in conversation with Charles Kronengold, assistant professor of musicology at Stanford. Sloan is an assistant professor of musicology at the University of Southern California and a performer who researches jazz, Tin Pan Alley, and popular music. He co-hosts Switched on Pop, a podcast produced by Vox Media, which has been cited by Rolling StoneThe Guardian, and Entertainment Weekly as a top music podcast, and he provides music analysis for 

Non-Teaching Careers in Education

Passionate about education, but not sure that teaching is the right path for you? Come to this coordinated education mixer featuring a variety of professionals in different education-related careers to learn more about diverse opportunities to engage with educational issues and make change in the world. You will have the chance to select three professionals with whom to network and ask questions in this uniquely structured event.

Leveraging LinkedIn for your Professional Development (PhDs & Postdocs)

We'll share strategies to get the most out of LinkedIn by building a dynamic profile and utilizing unique LinkedIn features to find connections. This is an interactive lab, so bring your laptop! During this session, learn how to: - Ensure that your profile shows up in the search results - Leverage LinkedIn to research career paths - Identify organizations where you have inside connections - Learn the fundamentals of growing your network - Using Linkedin to grow your network and find job leads

Faculty Job Search: Recent Successful Job Seekers in Engineering (PhD /Postdoc)

Good advice and up-to-date information about the faculty job search comes from those who have just successfully completed a search. All members of this panel of current Stanford PhDs and Postdocs in Engineering have concluded the faculty job search during 2018-19 and has received at least one job offer. Some have juggled several competing offers. Come hear them give you the full picture: * What made their written materials stand out? * What were the campus interviews like? * How did they negotiate? * What was the most unexpected thing that happened to them?

Faculty Job Search: Recent Successful Job Seekers in Biological Sciences (PhDs & Postdocs)

Good advice and up-to-date information about the faculty job search comes from those who have just successfully completed a search. All members of this panel of current Stanford PhDs and Postdocs in Biological Sciences have concluded the faculty job search during 2018-19 and has received at least one job offer. Some have juggled several competing offers. Come hear them give you the full picture: * What made their written materials stand out? * What were the campus interviews like? * How did they negotiate? * What was the most unexpected thing that happened to them?

Faculty Job Search: Recent Successful Job Seekers in Natural and Earth Sciences (PhDs & Postdocs)

Good advice and up-to-date information about the faculty job search comes from those who have just successfully completed a search. All members of this panel of current Stanford PhDs and Postdocs in Natural, Earth and Biological Sciences have concluded the faculty job search during 2018-19 and has received at least one job offer. Some have juggled several competing offers. Come hear them give you the complete description: * What made their written materials stand out? * What were the campus interviews like? * How did they negotiate?

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