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Career Day 2023 is November 10, 2023.
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Career Day helps develop career planning strategies and exposes students to new career opportunities.

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9:00-9:05 AM Welcome

  Paula Traktman, Ph.D., Dean, College of Graduate Studies

Cynthia Wright, Ph.D., Associate Dean for Admissions and
Career Development


9:05-10:20 AM Focus on Research Intensive Careers
Lisa Cunningham
, Ph.D. Scientific Director, National Institute

on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders
Wayne Glore, M.S., Kronos Bio
Jordon Ritchie, Ph.D., Chief Executive Officer, AI Medica
Linnea Freeman, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Furman University


10:20-10:30 AM Break


10:30-11:30 AM Keynote Speaker Randall Ribaudo, Ph.D.
Cofounder, SciPhD Training Programs


11:30-12:00 PM Panel discussion with the morning speakers


12:00-1:15 PM Lunch Break

Bioengineering Lobby


1:15-2:15 PM Focus on Careers Beyond the Bench
Nicholas Jury
, Ph.D., Health Science Policy Analyst, NIH
Ambalika Khadria, Ph.D., Science Filmmaker
Connor West, Ph.D., Field Appl. Spc., Lunaphore Technologies


2:15-2:45 PM Panel discussion with afternoon speakers


2:45-3:00 PM Raffle prizes