Graduate Students Attend Career Symposium

Graduate Student Services hosted a Graduate Career Symposium Oct. 22 in Usdan.

Graduate Student Services hosted a Graduate Career Symposium Oct. 22 in Usdan.

Students attended panel discussions on several career options.

Students attended panel discussions on several career options.

Brian Northrup, assistant professor of chemistry, spoke at a panel discussion on  career options in biology, chemistry and molecular biology and biochemistry.

Brian Northrup, assistant professor of chemistry, spoke at a panel discussion on career options in biology, chemistry and molecular biology and biochemistry.

Other panelists included, at left, Su Maisano, self-employed hypnotherapist; Christopher Zito, assistant professor of biology at the University of Saint Joseph; Anthony Davis, project/manufacturing engineer and chemist, Hobson & Motzer, Inc.; and Roopa Narasimhaiah (not pictured), deputy director for corporate and foundation relations at the Yale School of Medicine.

Other panelists included, at left, Su Maisano, self-employed hypnotherapist; Christopher Zito, assistant professor of biology at the University of Saint Joseph; Anthony Davis, project/manufacturing engineer and chemist, Hobson & Motzer, Inc.; and Roopa Narasimhaiah (not pictured), deputy director for corporate and foundation relations at the Yale School of Medicine.

At left, Phil Resor, associate professor of earth and environmental sciences, participated in a panel on career options in biology, chemistry and molecular biology and biochemistry. Other panelists included John Filhaber, director of Special Programs at Zygo Corporation; Karen Bliss, assistant professor of mathematics at Quinnipiac University; and  Jason Kabel, chief technology officer at Pharm3r.

At left, Phil Resor, associate professor of earth and environmental sciences, participated in a panel on career options in biology, chemistry and molecular biology and biochemistry. Other panelists included Jason Kabel, chief technology officer at Pharm3r; Karen Bliss, assistant professor of mathematics at Quinnipiac University; and John Filhaber, director of Special Programs at Zygo Corporation.

Banning Eyre '80, author, editor, radio producer; Paula Matthusen, assistant professor of music; Eric Galm, associate professor of music and ethnomusicology at Trinity College; and music graduate student Nathan Friedman spoke on a panel focusing on careers in music and ethnomusicology.

At left, Banning Eyre ’80, author, editor, radio producer; Paula Matthusen, assistant professor of music; Eric Galm, associate professor of music and ethnomusicology at Trinity College; and music graduate student Nathan Friedman spoke on a panel focusing on careers in music and ethnomusicology.

Students also attended presentations on "Everything Interview – From Phone to Follow Up," presented by Sharon Belden Castonguay, director of the Wesleyan Career Center (pictured), and "Using Technology to Market Yourself" led by Persephone Hall, associate director for career development and campus outreach.

Students also attended presentations on “Everything Interview – From Phone to Follow Up,” presented by Sharon Belden Castonguay, director of the Wesleyan Career Center (pictured), and “Using Technology to Market Yourself” led by Persephone Hall, associate director for career development and campus outreach.

Olivia Drake

Olivia (M.A.L.S. '08) is editor of the Wesleyan Connection newsletter and campus photographer. I have two dogs, five chickens and 30 house plants. I like snow, photographing firemen and enjoying "stinky" cheeses. Send me your story ideas to newsletter@wesleyan.edu. 

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