Thanks to all who contributed to the success of TechConnect 2014 Spring. Stay tuned for information on the Fall TechConnect event.

TechConnect Agenda
January 21, 2014

5:00 PM Employer Registration
6:00 PM Panel Discussion
7:00 PM Student-Industry Networking
9:30 PM Adjourn

Location

On the Duke University campus, in Gross Hall, which is at the corner of Towerview and Science Drives. Parking will be available in the Bryan Center Garage (Parking Garage IV) on Science Drive.

Contact

The contact person for this event is Kirsten Shaw.

Photos

See a photo slideshow of TechConnect events.

Student Registration

No registration is required. All Computer Science and Pratt students are invited and encouraged to attend: BS, MEMP, MEng, MS, PhD. See TechConnect FAQs for answers to common questions.

Questions?

What should I wear? What should I bring? See TechConnect FAQs for answers to common employer and student questions.

Participating Employers

See the list of companies that are participating.

Employer Registration

Registration is now closed. If you are interested in attending TechConnect, please contact Kirsten Shaw at koshaw@duke.edu directly.

TechConnect, an event hosted by the Duke University Department of Computer Science, Pratt School of Engineering, and Career Center, brings students and employers together for networking and education.

Each year, a panel of employers is selected to provide advice to students seeking internships and full-time jobs. Through this panel presentation, students get a good understanding of characteristics employers seek as well as a realistic view of the job market and career paths for students interested in engineering and technical careers.

The panel discussion is followed by a vibrant networking event. Students from all classes are welcome to visit with employer representatives, many of whom are Duke alumni. This venue provides a less formal environment than the traditional career fair which takes place on January 23rd in the Wilson Gym.

Our format of providing company-specific chat areas and signage for each company offers students and employers an easy way to connect with engineering and CS students.

University-Industry Partner Day
January 22, 2014

On Wednesday, January 22, 2014 join us for University-Industry Partner Day, a great opportunity to continue to brand your organization on campus and connect with engineering and technology students, faculty and programs right on the E-Quad!

  • Conduct mock interviews*
  • Offer resume reviews/critiques*
  • Open office hours for Q&A*
  • Host breakfast or lunch for a student group*
  • Set up an equipment or product demo*
  • Take a faculty member to lunch
  • Connect with programs or student organizations at Duke:
    Fuqua, Engineering Management, The SmartHome, PhD programs, Pratt Fellows, Grand Challenge Scholars, C-SURF, PPROPS, ACM, ACM-W, ASCE, ASME, BMES, IEEE, NSBE, SHPE, SWE

We will assist you in coordinating rooms and marketing for your events. There are a limited number of rooms available for the starred* events, so these opportunities will be on a first register, first confirmed basis. Please be sure to indicate which you are interested in on the registration page. Kirsten Shaw is the contact for more details or questions about these events.

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