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PNW Career Development Conference – CS and STEM

February 23 @ 9:50 am - 3:30 pm

Welcome to the very first PNW Career Development Conference for CS and STEM majors!

This specialized conference will include panel discussions, presentations, and interactive activities led by CS faculty members, alumni and industry experts.

There will be career development guidance and training for all STEM major students at any class standing.

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Alumni Hall, SULB 320



  • 9:50 a.m. to 10 a.m.

Welcoming Remarks by Dean Berdanier

  • 10 a.m. to 10:15 a.m.


  • 10:15 a.m. to 12 p.m.


  • Jay Chen – Data Engineer, Two Point, and PNW Alumni
  • Sayanti Roy – PNW Assistant Professor of Computer Science
  • Obinna Ezekwesili, PNW Undergraduate Student
  • Mont Handley, Associate Director, PNW Office of Commercialization and Research
  • Sudeshna Khan, Leader, Electric System Protection Engineering, NIPSCO
  • Jennifer McCloud, HR Professional, Cleveland Cliffs, and PNW Alumni
  • Anusree Poduval, Business Intelligent Data Modeler, AmTrust Financial Services, Inc., and PNW Alumni
  • Matt Williams, PNW graduate student

Free Lunch

  • Noon to 1 p.m.


  • 1 to 2 p.m.

Resume Building

Elevator Pitch

Technical Job Interview

Behavioral Job Interview

PNW Career Center

Round Table Activities

  • 2 to 3 p.m.

Resume Building Practice

Elevator Pitch Practice

Technical Job Interview Practice

Behavioral Job Interview Practice

Job Hunting Experience Q&A

How to Secure an Internship Q&A

Diverse Career Paths Discussion


  • 3:30 p.m.

To request a disability-related accommodation, please contact the Office of Institutional Equity at oie@pnw.edu or (219) 989-2163 five days prior to the event.