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Innovation & Entrepreneurship at Princeton

Monday, November 11, 6:30 - 9:00 PM
at the Princeton Club of NY
15 West 43rd St., New York, NY

Have you ever wondered how technology moves from a university lab to the market? Or how the technology gets invented in the first place? To learn more about innovation at Princeton, please join us for what promises to be a lively panel discussion with four faculty members whose areas of expertise range from online learning, to nanotechnology-enabled approaches to biointerfacing materials, to wireless communications, to mid-infrared photonics with a focus on quantum cascade lasers, to social networks, to leadership education in this technological world. We look forward to learning more about these exciting areas of innovation, research and entrepreneurship.
 

A cocktail reception begins at 6:30PM.  The introduction by Vincent Poor, Dean of Princeton's School for Engineering and Applied Science, begins at 7:30PM.  The panel discussion will immediately follow Dean Poor's introduction.  Please register as soon as possible (see register buttons below).  Space is limited!

Our distinguished panel includes the following Princeton faculty members:

H. Vincent Poor
(introductory remarks and panel moderator)
Dean, School of Engineering and Applied Science
Michael Henry Strater Professor of Electrical Engineering

Mung Chiang
Arthur LeGrand Doty Professor of Electrical Engineering
“Innovating Information Networks: From Theorems to Startups”

Claire Gmachl
Vice Dean, School of Engineering and Applied Science
Eugene Higgins Professor of Electrical Engineering
“Sensors to Monitor Health and the Environment”

Michael McAlpine
Assistant Professor of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering
“Building a Bionic Ear”

Full panelist biographies can be downloaded here


In addition to the Princeton Area Alumni Association, this event is co-sponsored by the following groups:

?   Princeton University School of Engineering and Applied Sciences

?   Princeton Alumni Association of Northern New Jersey, Rockland & Orange Counties

?   Princeton Association of New York City

?   Princeton Association of Fairfield County

?   Princeton Alumni Association of Westchester

?   Princeton Club of Northwestern New Jersey

?   Princeton Alumni Association of Essex and Hudson Counties

?   Princeton Club of New York



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What Career Services Can Do For Alumni-And What Alumni Can Do For Career Services

What Princeton Career Services Can Do For Alumni-And What Alumni Can Do For Career Services.

The Office of Career Services continues to support Tigers after they leave Princeton whether you are a recent alum thinking about graduate or professional school or a new position, or a more experienced professional in the process of planning for a career change or career transition. Come hear more about it from Beverly Hamilton-Chandler, Director, and Kathleen Mannheimer, Senior Associate Director of Career Services on Wednesday, December 11 from 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM in their offices at 36 University Place, Suite 200 – Second Floor.

Career counselors can assist you in:

·         Self-exploration to identify your unique goals, including administration of career assessments

·         Researching industries and possible career choices

·         Setting goals and strategies for job search success

·         Connecting with other alumni through alumni events, or using the Alumni Careers Network

·         Exploring graduate or professional school

·         Developing or updating your resume, cover letter, or other application documents

There are also a number of ways that Career Services puts alumni in touch with each other and current Princeton students. Through the Alumni Careers Network and the Princeternship Program, alumni can offer to serve as career mentors to those interested in their professions and industries by offering advice by phone or email, or a an opportunity to visit their workplaces for 1-3 days. It also provide free posting services for alumni to advertise job and internship opportunities to Princeton students. Alumni can also post positions for other alumni as well as sign up to view job-postings through one of the on-line job-posting systems.

PLEASE RSVP TO rfo98@me.com

 


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Purpose, Passion and a Plan: Building a Bridge to Your Next Opportunity

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Building a Bridge to Your Next Opportunity

 

 

Princeton AlumniCorps invites you to join us for a networking reception and conversation featuring Marci Alboher, author of the Encore Career Handbook, from 6-8 pm on 11/14 at the Princeton Club in NYC.

 

  • Are you looking to use your skills for a cause you care about?
  • Do you want to explore opportunities in the non-profit/public interest world? 
  • Are you in career transition, out of work, retired, or taking time out for family?

 

Connect with pro bono projects and career opportunities in the social sector through AlumniCorps’ Community Volunteers program. Representatives from a diverse range of nonprofit organizations who are looking for your skill set will be at the event. Use this networking opportunity and conversation to learn from others who are devoting their time and talent to make a difference.

Encore Book

 

Featuring a conversation with Marci Alboher, author of The Encore Career Handbook & VP,  Encore.org, a national nonprofit promoting second acts for the greater good. Moderated by Anne Tergesen '86, a reporter for The Wall Street Journal.

Panelists include: 

  • Della Britton Baeza ’75, President & CEO of the Jackie Robinson Foundation and former entertainment lawyer
  • Bill Woodrow ’70, Community Volunteer for the Pocono Environmental Education Center (PEEC), who is using his experience in marketing and project management to build PEEC’s capacity
  • Sharon Keld ’80, Development Officer at Princeton AlumniCorps and former Peace Corps volunteer and marketing professional

When:       Thursday, November 14, 2013, 6:00-8:00 pm ?

Where:      The Princeton Club, 15 West 43rd Street, between 5th and 6th Avenues

RSVP:         Click here to register by October 31

Contact:    RBenevento@AlumniCorps.org with questions.

 

Space is limited so be sure to sign up early!

Sponsored jointly by Princeton AlumniCorps, Encore.org, the Class of ’71 Legacy Initiative, and the Princeton Club 


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Visit http://tinyurl.com/PrinceternHosts for more information about the program, how to register, upcoming deadlines, and to read student blogs. 

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Connecting with alumni is a great way for students to develop a greater understanding of the broad range of opportunities and career paths available to all majors. Hearing personal stories from alumni about the degree to which their major in­fluenced (or didn’t infl­uence) their career choices is helpful as students explore the relationship between majors and careers. If you are able to join us for this event, please register by Monday, October 28 at http://tinyurl.com/AlumniConnections2013. For more information, please e-mail Beverly Hamilton-Chandler, Director of Career Services, at

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