E- Week Schedule
DAY 1: Tuesday, Feb. 23rd
Graduate School Series - The Basics
The first of a 3-part series covering initial questions about grad school: Where do I start? What is grad school? Why consider it? What is the purpose of it? And much more...
Hosted by: CCPA (ELizabeth Atilano and Hector Cuevas)
Graduate School Series - Applying
The second of a 3-part series discussing how to apply to grad school, common questions, and applying to UC Merced's programs. And much more...
Hosted by: Graduate Division and School of Engineering Graduate Division
Alumni Panel and Networking Event hosted by Student Alumni Association
Alumni Career Chat Employment Success Series (ACCESS): S.T.E.A.M.
As part of UC Merced’s Engineers Week (E-Week), the Student Alumni Association (SAA) is hosting the Alumni Career Chat Employment Success Series (A.C.C.E.S.S.): Engineering featuring a panel of UC Merced alumni in various engineering careers and industries.
Join us for conversations with our alumni panel and learn about their journey from undergraduate/graduate student to career professionals. How did UC Merced shape their journey? How did they prepare for the Engineer-in-Training (EIT) certification? What classes/activities are recommended to help you succeed? Ask these questions and more to learn how you can best leverage your education and resources.
Register today and submit your questions!
Time: 6:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
Register for Zoom Link: RSVP: http://engage.ucmerced.edu/eng-2021
Hosted by: Student Alumni Association
DAY 2: Wednesday, Feb. 24th
Graduate School Series - Continuing the Conversation
This session will provide a space for students to discuss and ask follow-up questions after attending the previous sessions. After a brief general presentation in the main room, participants will access breakout rooms covering topics where staff will discuss tips, tricks, and hidden information to help you navigate the next steps in the application process. Breakout room topics will include funding graduate school, faculty (connections and selecting grad advisor), admissions information, and research experience.
Times: 11:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Hosted By: UROC and Graduate Divsion
DAY 3: Thursday, Feb. 25th
Workshops hosted by Center for Career & Professional Advancement
Participate in a Resume Writing Workshop then receive 1:1 and small group assistance on perfecting your own resume. Make sure you have a Career -Ready Resume and be prepared to attend the Spring 2021 All Majors Virtual Career and Internship Fair on March 9th and the Virtual STEM Career and Internship Fair on March 11th.
Times: 11:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Handshake Info Session
Come learn how to navigate Handshake and apply to upcoming events
Time: 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Day 4: Friday, Feb. 26th
Participants will learn about the NRDCC and will discuss with leading NRDC experts the current state of the environment, how environmental advocacy is a tool for social progress, and learn about environmental policy careers.
Participants will participate in small group discussions with leading environmental policy experts and attend presentations on critical issues including the importance of centering equity in environmental advocacy.
Register to participate in the event at: https://ucmerced.joinhandshake.com/events/684353
Times: 12:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.
Student Competition: T-Shirt Design Contest Selection
Calling Bobcats! Start getting your creative juices flowing. A t-shirt design competition is on! We are looking for the next School of Engineering shirt design. Represent your Bobcat Engineer pride!
There will be prizes!
Only open to UC Merced undergraduate students.
Upload your design to: https://forms.gle/8jNRSru4dXfEKLhb7