Wednesday, October 17, 2012

2012 Fall Conference | My Choice Career, November 1-2, 2012

IUPUI Preparing Future Faculty and Professionals Program announces its Fall Conference, My Choice Career, November 1-2, 2012 at the Hyatt Regency Indianapolis. This two-day conference offers graduate students, postdoctoral students, faculty, industry and community partners an opportunity to learn and interact with peers and colleagues an increased awareness of and preparation for various career options following completion of an advanced degree. Topics of panel discussions include The Versatile Degree: Graduate Degrees and Careers in Today’s Economy, The Power of Transferrable Skills and Passion, Transitioning from a professional to faculty or faculty to non-academic positions, Teaching at IUPUI, and the Business of Life Sciences.  Small group and interactive workshops allow participants to craft assessment strategies, prepare for a Postdoctoral position or hone an in-progress proposals.  A keynote brunch featuring Dr. J. Michael Durnil, President and CEO of the Simon Youth Foundation, will offer advice and commentary on Professional Transitions and Personal Satisfaction.  View full schedule and presenters:


Registration: Register online at Registration is $35 until October 31 and $50 until November 2. Limited Onsite Registration is available.

Parking & Shuttle:  FREE shuttle transportation is available from the IUPUI campus to the Hyatt Regency Indianapolis. Shuttle will circle every 30 minutes from 8am-6pm.  Additional self-pay parking is available in the following at the Hyatt Regency Indianapolis and surrounding parking garages.

Hotel Accommodations:  The Hyatt Regency Indianapolis is located at One South Capitol Avenue, Indianapolis, IN 46204. A special room rate of $139 is available at the Hyatt Regency Hotel for conference participants.  To make your reservation visit:

Contact: |  317.278.4331

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