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Graduate Research Engineer Identity Development Program

February 6, 2020
February 13, 2020
February 20, 2020

Location: McNair Auditorium Room 240
Time: 11 a.m.-12:45 p.m.

Details: The Graduate Research Engineer Identity Development Program is for COE graduate students pursuing research intensive degrees who are interested in enhancing their critical skills. Please contact your graduate advisor to attend.


Engineers Week: Pioneers of Progress

Join the College of Engineering for a celebration of all things engineering and computer science. The five-day celebration, from February 17-21, will consist of workshops, panel discussions, symposia, power breakfasts and lunches, and a host of activities designed to inspire future pioneers of progress at North Carolina A&T and to celebrate future and current engineers and computer scientists.


Monday, February 17

Program Title: Career Fair Ready
Corporate Facilitator: Marathon
Student Org Host: HOME Program
Location: McNair Faculty Lounge
Time: 1-2 p.m.
Program Description: Are you anxious about attending the career fair.  Come and receive important information on how you can be better prepared to stand out! Vital tips will be shared to help you with your confidence and more.

Program Title: Interview/Communication Skills
Corporate Facilitator: Lockheed Martin
Student Org Host: SWE
Location: McNair, LR 4
Time: 2-3 p.m.
Program Description: How do you prepare for your interview? Need to work on your interview skills and confidence when speaking to a potential employer? Do you know what your body language is saying during an interview? Is your handshake firm enough, making enough eye contact or too much? Discover information to make sure that you are making a good impression during your interview whether in person or over the phone. Come listen as information is shared regarding how improve your interview experience. Find out what kind of questions you may be asked when interviewing for a job in engineering or computer science and so much more.

Program Title: First Year on the Job
Corporate Facilitator: General Dynamics
Student Org Host: ASCE, HOME, AEI
Location: Cherry 110
Time: 3-4 p.m.
Program Description: Starting out your career as a young professional may be intimidating. What should you expect? How do you make a great impression? What to do stand out in a positive way? Also, learn about how being the youngest in the room can be unique to making you the boldest in the room. Listen as the panel shares common mistakes made during the first year. Learn how to network properly while being a new employee. Also, discover how to build relationships with the older generation that you may now supervise.

Program Title: Mask Off
Corporate Facilitator: Microsoft
Student Org Host: NSBE
Location: Cherry 111
Time:  4-5 p.m.
Program Description: Not sure how you are being portrayed on the job? Can I be my authentic self? When and where can I be my true self? What should be shared? What's too much? Learn how to make yourself more marketable in the world of Corporate America.

Program Title: No Stress Zone, Networking with Marathon
Corporate Facilitator: Marathon
Student Org Host: NSBE
Location: Cherry Hall Lobby
Time:  5-6 p.m.
Program Description: Come take a load off at this laid back corporate social. Network with this year's presenting sponsor in a relaxing environment with light refreshments and conversation. This is a great time to begin making connections with recruiters. Be ready to practice your elevator pitch just in time for the career fair and oter E-week activities.


Tuesday, February 18

Program Title: Technical Interviews: Software Focus

Corporate Facilitator: AT&T
Location: Cherry 110
Time: noon - 1 p.m.
Program Description: Interviewers are looking for specific skills, Come learn more about how to successfully complete a technical interview.  There will be examples and actual practice during the workshop.

Program Title: Technical Interviews
Corporate Facilitator: Dow
Student Org Host: Cherry 111
Location: Cherry
Time: noon - 1 p.m.
Program Description: Come out and learn how to ‘CRUSH’ your Technical Interview. This workshop will look at hardware technical questions and beyond  Presenters will give examples on what kind of questions you may face during a technical interview.

Program Title: Speed Interviewing
Corporate Facilitator: 
Student Org Host: 
Location: Cherry Hall
Time: 1-3 p.m.
Program Description: This is an excellent event to attend if you need help practicing your interviewing skills.  You will receive instant feedback from your interviewer to help you be better prepared for your next real job interview.

Program Title: Beyond the Bachelors
Corporate Facilitator: Intel
Student Host: BMES
Location: McNair, 214
Time: 2-3 p.m.
Program Description: Are you trying to decide whether or not to pursue academia beyond the bachelors? Come discover what companies are looking for master and doctoral students.  Also, discover how you can possibly continue with your research passions while working in industry.

Program Title: Good, the bad, the Ugly
Corporate Facilitator: Texas Instruments
Student Org Host: ASCE, AEI, AIS
Location: McNair Faculty Lounge
Time: 2-3 p.m.
Program Description: It’s your first week on your 2020 internship or co-op. You’ve gone through the company’s orientation, met your manager/team members, and you are ready to get started. However, there are still a few questions in your mind.


Wednesday, February 19

Program Title: Student and Corporate Partner Mixer 
Corporate Facilitator: Marathon, GM, AT&T, Gore, Intel, JPMC
Student Org Host: E-Week Committee
Location: Cherry Hall Lobby
Time: 3-4:30 p.m.
Program Description: Here's an opportunity to let company representatives really get to know you in a relaxed environment! Come enjoy food, prizes and a great opportunity to mingle with corporate guests after the career fair.


Thursday, February 20

Program Title: Entrepreneurial Power Breakfast
Corporate Facilitator: NCAT Alumnus Geoff Foster
Student Org Host: COE Ambassador
Location: McNair Faculty Lounge
Time: 9:30-10:30 a.m.
Program Description: Wanting to start your own business? Wondering how to get it off the ground? Join an insightful discussion about how to embark on entrepreneurship.

Program Title: The Look…Unconscious Bias
Corporate Facilitator: P&G
Student Org Host: SWE
Location: McNair, 213
Time: noon - 1 p.m.
Program Description: Let's begin the discussion of how we begin to tackle the conscious and unconscious bias that you may experience in corporate America. Come prepared to have a rich dialogue on things that you can do if you should have such an encounter.

Program Title: Your Purpose
Corporate Facilitator: General Motors
Student Org Host: Grand Challenges
Location: McNair, Faculty Lounge
Time: 1-2 p.m. 
Program Description: Still trying to discover your purpose and what motivates you?  Does your personal brand match your purpose?  Let us help to provide you with some thought-provoking ideas to help get you more motivated to discover your purpose. 

Program Title: It's a Different World…Discrimination, Racism, Sexism and Beyond
Location: ACB Auditorium 
Time: 6-7 p.m.
Program Description: Are you facing a challenge on the job that you thought you would never encounter? Not sure what to do with the problem you are up against? Learn how to combat challenges while on the job and even in the classroom. Come hear important information on how to navigate issues such as discrimination, racism and sexism the workforce. Discover helpful tools to help you combat these issues and appropriate steps you should take to make your concerns known. Listen as others share different scenarios that they have encountered. Sponsored by Intel.


Friday, February 21

Program Title: Adulting 101 (Lunch & Learn)
Corporate Facilitator: JP Morgan Chase
Student Org Host: IISE, BMES
Location: McNair Faculty Lounge
Time: noon - 1 p.m.
Program Description: We all need money, but we are not always taught how to manage it. From college to corporate, learn how to review offer letters, the art of negotiating, reviewing cost of living, budgeting, credit, investing, retirement, etc. to make for healthy lifestyles as millennials.

Program Title: Woman to Woman
Corporate Facilitator: College of Engineering
Student Org Host: SWE
Location: Cherry 110
Time: noon - 1 p.m.
Program Description: Join a panel of female leaders for candid conversation on navigating corporate life, balancing family and sacrifices that women are often forced to make. Listen as the powerful panelist discuss how to navigate male dominated careers and positions. 

Program Title: Man to Man
Corporate Facilitator: College of Engineering
Student Org Host: UPE
Location: McNair, LR 4
Time: noon - 1 p.m.
Program Description: Join a panel of Sr. Level (Male) VP’s for candid conversation, closed door session for MEN only.