Originally posted on Penn State News Jennifer Cifelli WASHINGTON, D.C. — While the field of computer science has been growing exponentially, companies and universities are eagerly searching for women to fill these crucial roles. To help meet this demand, nine graduate students from the College of Information Sciences and Technology (IST) recently gathered in Washington, […]
CRA-WP Grad Cohort 2017
This session will discuss some of the benefits, and drawbacks of pursuing entrepreneurial opportunities. It will describe what skills are critical for such ventures and how to identify entrepreneurial opportunities.
This session will address the dos and don’ts of building a professional image. Topics will include web presence (personal pages and social media), dissemination of technical contributions, and professional ethics.
This deck focuses on the difference in research positions and opportunities in industry and academia. It describes the expectations and challenges in both and considerations in choosing between the two, including opportunities for moving from one to the other.
The CRA-W Grad Cohort program, initiated in 2004, is generously funded by sponsors from industry, ACM, CRA, academia, the National Science Foundation, and the computing community. Grad Cohort aims to increase the ranks of senior women in computing-related studies and research by building and mentoring nationwide communities of women through their graduate studies.