Georgia Tech

Young Professional Group

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Professional Development

Lunch & Learn Series


Lunch and Learn is a monthly event focusing on professional development.  At each event, invited speakers will share their experiences on topics related with career planning, management strategies, and personal development.

We welcome suggestions for presenters and topics in the future event.


Upcoming Events


Spring 2014 events (Location: MoSE 3201A, Time: 12:00-1:00pm)

January 15th, 2014:  Mastering the Academic Interview at Georgia Tech, Profs. Wendy Kelly and Amit Reddi, School of Chemistry and Biochemistry

February 12th, 2014: Intellectual Property in Scientific Research, (speaker TBA)

March 12th, 2014:  Entrepreneurship, (speaker TBA)

April 9th, 2014: Career-life balance, panel discussion


Past Events
Spring 2013 events

May, 2013:  Authorship and Ethics by Prof. Jason Borenstein, School of Public Policy

April, 2013:  Thriving in a World of Change and Uncertainty by Dr. Michael Cobb, CEO at the InnovaNet Group LLC

March, 2013:  Conflict Resolution by Prof. Emeritus W. Russel Callen, School of Electrical and Computer Engineering


Fall 2012 events

November, 2012:  Career Path Planning - Towards Tenure-Tracked Faculty Position by Prof. Seth Marder, School of Chemistry and Biochemistry

October, 2012:  Getting the Most out of Your Position at Tech by  Prof. Ken Brown, School of Chemistry and Biochemistry