Professional Development Workshops

May 29-June 2, 2016 | San Diego, CA

Professional development workshops are offered to provide attendees with an opportunity to enhance networking and career search skills.

The following workshops are free to all meeting registrants.
As a two-part series, individuals are encouraged to attend both sessions to walk away with the best experience possible.

Part 1: Essential Elements for Employment Success

John R. Susko, Instructor
Sunday | 1400-1600h
Monday | 0800-1000h
Cobalt 501 C

Landing your next job requires selective and effective networking, developing and submitting specifically targeted résumés and cover letters, locating relevant job opportunities and preparing for and participating in the job interview. This workshop will provide up-to-date information and tips for employment success.

Part 2: Résumé Review

John Susko, Instructor
Monday | 1200-1600h
Tuesday | 0800-1200h
Wednesday | 0800-1200h
Cobalt 501 C

Now that you’ve attended Part 1: Essential Elements for Employment Success, bring your résumé for a one-on-one session with an industry leader and expert on résumé development. You will walk away with a résumé that is sure to land you your next interview.

Panel of Professionals: Career Exploration in the Electrochemical and Solid State Science and Technology

Wednesday | 1530-1630h
Cobalt 501 C

Are you unsure of what career options are available in electrochemistry and solid state science and technology? Then this session is for you. Join us for a panel discussion where professionals from industry, academia (large research & small teaching), and government will discuss the unique opportunities and challenges of pursuing a career in their chosen field.

Attendees will have the opportunity to speak with each professional through small breakout groups following the panel. Students and early-career professionals are strongly encouraged to attend.