Accelerate to Industry: “From the Lab to Leadership: Building Your Academic Career into One in the Boardroom”

The Ohio State University Graduate School is working with the Graduate School at North Carolina State University to offer career and industry workshops through the Accelerate to Industry Program. These workshops are designed for students who are completing their PhD and are working on their career placement strategies.

Interested students can register be emailing Karin Jordan, Ph.D., Assistant Dean of Graduate Development and Engagement.

Full list of workshops:

Tuesday, May 12 at 10:00-11:00 a.m.
“Navigating the Industrial Highway: One Scientists Road Trip”
Dawn Mason PhD, External Innovation Manager, Eastman

Wednesday, May 20 at 1:30-2:30 p.m.
“Building a Blueprint for Career Fairs”
Taylor Carey, CRB

Tuesday, May 26 at 1:30-2:30 p.m.
“Strategies for Interviewing
Samantha Carpenter, BASF

Wednesday, June 3 at 2:00-3:00 p.m.
“From the Lab to Leadership: Building Your Academic Career into One in the Boardroom”
Jim Fahey PhD, CEO, HZO

Monday, June 8 at 1:00-2:00 p.m.
“Making the Jump from Academia to Industry: Know Yourself, Educate Yourself, Sell Yourself Rebecca Davis PhD, Senior Laboratory Project Services Coordinator at Q2 Solutions (EA Genomics)

Wednesday, June 17 at 1:30-2:15 p.m.
“Answering the Tough Question: Salary Required?”
Victor Weigman PhD, Director, Translational Genomics, Q2 Solutions (EA Genomics)

Thursday, June 18 at 2:00-2:45 p.m.
“Managing Communication in Industry: How to Build an Effective Relationship and Set
Expectations with your Manager”
Jordan Theriot, PhD, LDP at BASF

Monday, June 22 at 2:00-3:00 p.m.
Panel: Human Resource Professionals
Amanda Callahan, University Recruiter Advisor, BASF
David Gilbert, Executive VP of HR, HZO
Jennifer Longo, Q2 Solutions (EA Genomics)

Wednesday, June 24 at 2:00-3:00 p.m.
Human Resource Professionals from Eastman