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April 23 - 25, 2024
 
A free training and job placement event for those interested in STEM careers in industry and government.
A chance to learn how to bring your whole self to the job search.
An opportunity to be matched with ready-to-hire employers for interviews.
 
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Participants will have the opportunity to:

Learn to bring your whole self to STEM

and gain insights into the industry & government workplace culture while expanding your network

Identify your individual strengths

to maximize your effectiveness during your job search and in the workplace

Gain access to the CareerCon opportunities portal

with internships and positions ready to be filled by our Partners

Participate in unique engagements

as career seekers or partners looking to hire diverse talent

Participants will have the opportunity to:

Learn to bring your whole self to STEM

and gain insights into the industry & government workplace culture while expanding your network

Identify your individual strengths

to maximize your effectiveness during your job search and in the workplace

Gain access to the CareerCon opportunities portal

with internships and positions ready to be filled by our Partners

Participate in unique engagements

as career seekers or partners looking to hire diverse talent

What is CareerCon?

CareerCon is an immersive, experiential cohort-based career matching event for our members who are interested in industry and/or government careers. This event will be held digitally from April 23 - 25, 2024!
 
This event will host sessions from industry and government experts and our own SACNAS members who work in these sectors. Get insight into the workplace, and learn about current internships and positions you can apply for, all while expanding your professional skillset and network for your future career. 
 
Undergraduates, Postbacs, Graduate Students, Postdocs, and Early- or Mid-Career Professionals are eligible to participate!
 
Applications Close March 1st, 11:59pm PT

 

Which SACNAS Partners are Participating?

ETS Final

 

Frequently Asked Questions

When & where will CareerCon take place?

CareerCon will take place digitally the week of April 23 - 25, 2024, with approximately a 4-hour time commitment each day of the event.

Why should I attend CareerCon?

CareerCon is intended to fundamentally reimagine the career fair while bringing talent development and matching into the 21st century. CareerCon is a cohort-based career event that will engage high-caliber STEM career seekers in an immersive program, providing innovative tools for bringing your whole self to STEM, recognizing your strengths, and the building skills necessary to thrive in private industry and government sectors. Additionally, CareerCon will create unique engagements between career seekers and our participating partners who are looking to hire diverse STEM talent!

What SACNAS partners are participating in CareerCon?

Our current industry and government partners include the Allen Institute, Bristol Myers Squibb, Brookhaven National Laboratory, Eli Lilly, Johnson & Johnson, Merck, Gilead, GSK, NASA, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), ServiceNow, US Department of Energy, Office of Science, ICON plc, BioMarin, United States Navy, Wells Fargo, Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), United States Peace Corps Agency,  ETS and the USDA Forest Service...with more to come!

Our partners will come to CareerCon with open positions ranging from undergraduate internships to postdoctoral work, all the way to early/mid-career research and development roles. 

What do I need to submit in my application?

  • Your info/history with SACNAS
  • Current Resume/CV
  • Short Answer Essay Prompts

Click here for resume/CV writing resources

Applications open soon!

Why should I become a member? / How much does membership cost?

At SACNAS, diversity, equity, and inclusion are not abstract concepts or buzz words.They are values and the heartbeat of our programs. They are part of our DNA. We create space where STEM students and professionals from historically underrepresented populations can feel like they belong, can embrace their intersectional identities, and be empowered to bring their whole selves to STEM.

What is the agenda/schedule for CareerCon?

Coming Soon!

How can I participate?

Attendees: 

  1. Go to our Application 
  2. Click on the "Start an Application" button under the CareerCon section
  3. You must login as a SACNAS member: 
    1. Click on  "SACNAS Login" on the top right corner of the login page
    2. Sign in with your SACNAS Membership credentials - see below how to become a dues-paying member.
  1. The portal will take you directly into a new application.
  2. Submit your application 

Partners:

Learn more about partnership opportunities at CareerCon. For any questions, please email partnerships@sacnas.org.

How much does CareerCon cost?

CareerCon is a SACNAS members-only opportunity? As a SACNAS member, we are offering this opportunity to accepted applicants at no cost to you. Don't miss this job search and placement event happening digitally the week of April 22, 2024!

I'm not a dues-paying member. Can I apply?

Absolutely! Click here to become a member before you apply for CareerCon.

Please note: Free/SACNISTA-level members are not eligible. Click here for instructions on how to upgrade your membership.

Questions? Contact Senior Manager, Professional & Leadership Programs, Elizabeth Aguilera, PhD at  careercon@sacnas.org

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