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Tuesday, August 12


Student Session- Tools for Navigating a Computing Career

 Topics to be covered include delivering your elevator speech, honing your presentation skills, working with others, establishing credibility, and finding strong mentors. Attendees will have the opportunity to practice their elevator speech, learn why presentation skills are essential in sharing knowledge and expertise, demonstrating leadership, and creating visibility for their contributions, discover how their preferred work style meshes with those of their colleagues, and the secret of approaching a potential mentor. 


Tuesday August 12, 2014 10:30am - 11:15am
Wolf 307


Student Session- Building a Technical Resume
Topics to be covered will include professionalism, social media strategies, resumes, negotiation skills and job search resources.  What if scenarios will be covered to prepare participants to prepare for what to expect at the interview as well as example responses provided. Base skills sets needed to compete in today’s job market as well as techniques to convey the applicant’s abilities in applying their assets will be given. Attending this session will propel participants to be able to take advantage of job opportunities that will move them forward in their careers.


Tuesday August 12, 2014 11:15am - 12:00pm
Wolf 307


Student Session- Careers in HPC
This session will feature a panel of partipants from leading HPC companies. They will present on the myriad of career opportunities. Participants will also have a chance to network with companies with available employment opportunities.


Eric Whiting

Idaho National Labs


Tuesday August 12, 2014 3:30pm - 4:15pm
Wolf 306


Student Session- Student Poster Talks
Tuesday August 12, 2014 4:15pm - 5:00pm
Wittemeyer Courtroom Wolf Law Building