Brown University School of Engineering

Events

Masters Job Search Series: Effective Interviewing

Thursday, February 23, 2017 12:00pm - 1:00pm

Your resume got you the interview, now your interview will get you the job. But, first you need to consider the purpose and structure of an interview so you can plan ahead and be prepared to knock it out of the park. Led by Heather Wilkerson, Assistant Director for Career Services at Watson, the program will address the essentials of preparing for interviews and implementing your plan. You'll have the opportunity to practice answering some questions and presenting your story with the employer in mind.

Don't Have Job Yet? Organizing Your Job Search

Friday, February 24, 2017 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Barus & Holley 155

In this program we will review the resources and strategies necessary to find a full time job. Come to this program and learn how to optimize your job search efforts and strategically apply. Many job seekers waste a lot of time pursuing strategies that are not effective. You will walk out of this program confident that you know how to organize your search.

​This program is specifically for Engineering students. ​Session will be led by Jim Amspacher and Ron Foreman, Career Counselors

Intermediate LaTeX Workshop

Tuesday, February 28, 2017 12:00pm - 1:00pm

LaTeX (pronounced “lay-tek” or “lah-tek”) is a free program for making scientific and technical documents, and is the standard for professionals in many STEM fields. Come learn how to use LaTeX ...

Dean in the Lobby

Tuesday, February 28, 2017 4:30pm - 5:30pm

Join Senior Associate Dean Rod Beresford every Tuesday during the academic year in the lobby of Barus & Holley for open office hours. He will discuss issues, answer questions, listen to suggestions or complaints about the School of Engineering, engineering classes, labs, facilities, etc.

HUGs + STEM Lunchtime Conversation: Ayanna M. Howard, Georgia Tech

Wednesday, March 01, 2017 12:00pm - 1:15pm
Center for the Study of Race and Ethnicity in America (CSREA), Lippitt House

The Center for the Study of Race + Ethnicity in America (CSREA) invites you to an informal, lunchtime conversation with Professor Ayanna Howard, Professor and Linda J. and Mark C. Smith Chair in Bioengineering ...

Thinking out Loud - Robots: Improving Our Future or Leading us to Doom?

Wednesday, March 01, 2017 5:30pm - 7:00pm
BERT 130

The Robots are coming! The Robots are coming! The Robots are ... Already Here! If HBO's Westworld is any indication, smart robots will result in the inevitable destruction of the human race. Whatever your outlook, the fact is that robots are already a part of our society and, in some cases, an integral part. Certainly we should be vigilant. However, along with the doom-and-gloom predictions of robot apocalypse, smart robots are -- right now -- beneficial, life-saving machines for assisting us in our everyday lives.

Workshop: Write Winning Grant Proposals

Monday, March 06, 2017 8:30am - 4:30pm
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Learn How To: - Identify, write and submit successful research grants - Identify the basics of research grant applications: funding sources, grant construction, and successful submission to funding ...

Workshop: NSF CAREER Awards

Tuesday, March 07, 2017 8:30am - 12:00pm
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Note: In order to attend this workshop, you must either attend the March 6 Write Winning Grant Proposals workshop or must have attended it within the past two years. REGISTRATION: Register by Monday ...

Workshop: NIH Career Development Awards (K Awards)

Tuesday, March 07, 2017 1:00pm - 5:00pm
> Other location: see description for details

Note: In order to attend this workshop, you must either attend the March 6 Write Winning Grant Proposals workshop or must have attended it within the past two years. REGISTRATION: Register by Monday ...

Dean in the Lobby

Tuesday, March 07, 2017 4:30pm - 5:30pm

Join Senior Associate Dean Rod Beresford every Tuesday during the academic year in the lobby of Barus & Holley for open office hours. He will discuss issues, answer questions, listen to suggestions or complaints about the School of Engineering, engineering classes, labs, facilities, etc.