CareerCon 22

Launching 2/22/22!

CAREERCON is…A free training and job placement event for those interested in STEM careers in industry. 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.

Eligibility

  • Must be a dues-paying SACNAS member
  • Be one of the following at the time of submission: community college, undergraduate, post baccalaureate, graduate student, post-doctoral researcher, or early/mid-career professional interested in a career in industry

Application Deadline: Friday, November 19 at 5pm PT

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Eligibility

  • Must be a dues-paying SACNAS member
  • Be one of the following at the time of submission: community college, undergraduate, post baccalaureate, graduate student, post-doctoral researcher, or early/mid-career professional interested in a career in industry

Application Deadline: Friday, November 19 at 5pm PT

Participants will have the opportunity to:

Access innovative tools

for bringing your whole self to STEM

Identify your individual strengths

to maximize your effectiveness during your job search

Build 21st century success skills

necessary to thrive in private industry

Participate in unique engagements

between career seekers and industry partners looking to hire diverse STEM talent

Participants will have the opportunity to:

Access innovative tools

for bringing your whole self to STEM

Identify your individual strengths

to maximize your effectiveness during your job search

Build 21st century success skills

necessary to thrive in private industry

Participate in unique engagements

between career seekers and industry partners looking to hire diverse STEM talent

Frequently Asked Questions

What is CareerCon?


CareerCon is SACNAS’ response to our members expressed and growing interest in pursuing a career in industry. CareerCon is an immersive, fully experiential cohort-based career matching event launching digitally on 2/22/2022!

 

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 21st century success skills necessary to thrive in private industry. Additionally, CareerCon will create unique engagements between career seekers and industry partners who are looking to hire diverse STEM talent!

What industry partners are participating in CareerCon?

Our current industry partners include Janssen (J&J), Chan Zuckerberg Initiative, LLC, GlaxoSmithKline (GSK), IBM, NSA, and so many more!

Each partner organization will have at least 5 positions available to match with our SACNISTA job seekers. These positions will range from undergraduate internships, to postdoctoral work, all the way to early/mid-career research and development roles. 

Interested in being a partner at CareerCon? Learn more about partnership opportunities at CareerCon. For any questions, please email partnerships@sacnas.org.

When & where will CareerCon take place?

CareerCon will take place digitally from February 22-24, 2022 with a 4-hour time commitment each day of the event.

What do I need to submit in my application?

  • Your info/relationship to SACNAS
  • Statement of purpose
  • Letter of recommendation
  • Current Resume/CV

Click here for resume/CV writing resources

How can I participate?

Attendees: APPLY TODAY! Deadline for applications is Friday, November 19 (11/19), 5pm Pacific Time (PT). For any questions, please email careercon@sacnas.org 

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

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.

How much does CareerCon cost?

Dues-paying SACNAS members can attend CareerCon at NO additional cost! That’s right! CareerCon is FREE for attendees to participate in a life-changing experience!

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