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Nov. 15: Mentoring event for women

FREDERICK, Maryland—The Graduate School at Hood College and the Greater Maryland chapter of Graduate Women in Science (GWIS) are co-sponsoring a speed mentoring event for women Nov. 15 from 6 to 8 p.m.

Attendees can explore new ways to grow their network and optimize their career savvy. In addition to speed mentoring sessions, keynote speakers will include: “Optimizing your LinkedIn Profile” with Kyle LeBlanc, “Salary Advocacy for Women” with Deepti Gudipati and “Interview Secrets” with Lisa Littlefield.

Some speed mentoring sessions will include:

  • Is a Ph.D. right for me?
  • Is a master’s degree right for me?
  • Secrets for obtaining a science grant
  • The art of professional networking
  • Breaking into the health care industry
  • Research industry employment
  • So you want to be a PI?
  • LinkedIn tips for self-marketing
  • Salary negotiation
  • Interview tips

Come prepared to have a great time, whether you plan to participate, mentor or just observe. STEM women in the Frederick area are welcome to attend, but registration is required at www.hood.edu/speedmentoringevent. During registration, participants can select their mentoring stations or sign up to participate as a mentor on a topic of their choice.

For more information, contact April Boulton at 301-696-3600 or gofurther@hood.edu.