SCIENCE 2017 Career Symposium Wednesday, October 18, 2017 - 4:00pm - 6:00pm University Club, Ballroom B, 123 University Place

Wednesday, October 18, 2017 - 4:00pm - 6:00pm
University Club, Ballroom B, 123 University Place


This interactive workshop, presented by the Center for Doctoral and Postdoctoral Career Development, Office of Academic Career Development–Health Sciences and the University of Pittsburgh Postdoctoral Association, is designed to bolster the professional development of postdoctoral fellows and graduate students by providing practical input for discovering emerging employment opportunities in today’s job market.

Dr. Urban will discuss how doctoral students and postdoctoral trainees can leverage their advanced scientific and analytic reasoning skills to solve challenging problems working in a wide variety of scientific professions. Following his presentation, participants will have the opportunity to meet and interact with a variety of local professionals from science-related fields who will lead roundtable discussions about career prospects in a range of employment settings such as academia, industry, and government organizations.

Light refreshments will be served.

Keynote Speaker

SCIENCE2017 Speaker - Nathan UrbanNathan Urban, PhD
Vice Provost for Graduate Studies and Strategic Initiatives
Professor and Chair of Neurobiology
Co-director of the Center for Neural Basis Cognition
Associate Director of the University of Pittsburgh Brain Institute

Program Book

The SCIENCE 2017 Career Symposium book is exclusively online.
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Helpful Information

Parking and Transit

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There will be light refreshments served during the Symposium. Looking for a Starbucks? Dunkin Donuts?

Lactation Rooms
The University Club has a lactation room on the Lower-Level, Nursing room. There are two chairs, a small table, and outlet/power source next to the restroom. Use is first-come, first-serve. Doors lock from the inside. Room contact is Rosemarie Basso,

Full list of University Lactation Rooms


Guest bathrooms are located on the 2nd and 4th Floor. Single Occupancy Restrooms


If you need to speak to an event coordinator or have a general question during the Symposium, please tweet us at @dpcdatpitt.