Launching Your Career Symposium 2024 Summary

May 17, 2024
Launching Symposium 2024

This year's Launching Your Career Symposium was held on February 8-9, 2024 at the Student Union and featured sessions aimed at helping STEM students and early career professionals gain the knowledge, skills, and relationships necessary to successfully launch their STEM careers.The symposium opened on Thursday night with a keynote speech by IBM Vice President Calline Sanchez. Her talk was followed by a professional mixer that brought together UA students, faculty, and local professionals for an evening of networking. Friday was packed full of workshops on salary negotiation, financial planning, and countering imposter syndrome as well as career pathway panels where attendees heard from women across a number of industries share how they forged their career paths. For more details on the event, visit the LYC Symposium site.