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Networking for Nerds—Become a Networking Rock Star

10:00 AM–11:30 AM Apr 4, 2018

PCC West, 200 Level, Room 213 AB

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Alaina G. Levine, Quantum Success Solutions

Networking is not meeting someone at a conference and never speaking to them again. Rather, networking is a spectrum of activities that fosters a win-win partnership and lasts the life of the two parties. In this fun workshop, learn the secrets of being a master networker – how to cultivate strategic, mutually beneficial relationships, find people to add to your networks, “work a room,” start conversations with people you have never met before, and obtain information that can set you on a path to career victory. Most importantly, learn how networking can give you access to hidden jobs and game-changing opportunities that enable you to land or even create your dream job from scratch!

About Alaina G. Levine

Alaina G. Levine is an award-winning entrepreneur, science journalist, science and engineering careers consultant, professional speaker and corporate comedian. As President of Quantum Success Solutions, a career consulting enterprise with a focus on advancing the professional development expertise of scientists and engineers, she has been advising emerging and established scientists and engineers about their careers for over a decade, and has consulted with tens of thousands of early- and mid-career scientific and engineering professionals. Levine has also served as a contributor to National Geographic and currently pens the career columns for Physics Today and the American Physical Society's international publication, APS News. Her new book on networking strategies for scientists and engineers, Networking for Nerds, was published in July 2015. It debuted as the Number 1 New Release in Zoology on Amazon and it is now in its third printing.

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