Extraordinary Pursuits: Exploring Careers in Social Science

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Dean of Students

Extraordinary Pursuits: Exploring Careers in Social Science
Friday, June 6, 2014 from 8:30 AM to 1:30 PM
Hall for Economics, Room 021, 5757 S University Ave, Chicago, IL 60637
Space is limited; RSVP by 6/4/14 at http://extraordinarypursuits.eventbrite.com
Join us for the final Emerging Leaders event of the year, the Division of the Social Sciences' annual conference focusing on non-academic careers in the social sciences.

8:30-9:00am: Coffee and pastries

9:00-10:15am: Hiring panel including the following speakers:
•Rebecca Frausel (Moderator), PhD student in Comparative Human Development
•Matthew Christian, Associate Provost and Chief of Staff in the Office of the Provost and former Associate Dean, Division of the Social Sciences
•Margaret Mueller AM '97 (MAPSS), Managing Director, Pharmaceutical & Healthcare Group, Shapiro
•Devon Ritter, Assistant Chief Manuscript Editor, University of Chicago Press

10:30-11:00am: Professional Development and Career resources including:
•Patrick Houlihan (Career Advancement), Dan Gould (Alumni Relations and Development), and William Weaver (Graduate Student Affairs)

11:15am-12:30pm: Alumni panel including the following speakers:
•Monica Mercado (Moderator), PhD Student in History
•Richard Kurin AM '74 PhD '81 (Anthropology), Undersecretary for History, Art, and Culture, Smithsonian
•Sara Ray Stoelinga AB '95 AM '01 PhD '04 (Sociology), Senior Director, University of Chicago Urban Education Institute, and Associate Clinical Professor, University of Chicago Committee on Education
•Stephanie Whitlock PhD '01 (History), Program Officer, Graham Foundation for Advanced Studies in the Fine Arts

12:30-1:30pm: Lunch in Room 112

If you have questions, please contact Kelly Therese Pollock at kpollock@uchicago.edu.