Engineering Graduate & Scholarly Talks

Engineering Graduate & Scholarly Talks are a series of academic, professional, and technical training workshops open to all graduate and postdoctoral engineering students at the Jacobs School of Engineering. ALL talks are on Fridays, 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm.

Grad Talks are FREE and require students to RSVP* ahead of time. Registration opens 1 week prior to the date of each talk, and will close once we reach full capacity.

Check out our Grad Talks playlist for recordings of past Grad Talks and subscribe to our YouTube channel to get new video updates! 

*During Remote Grad Talks, RSVPs are available at the beginning of the quarter.


UPCOMING WORKSHOPS

 


Please Register for the Grad Talk Session you would like to attend!

4/15 Women in STEM: Mentorship and Career Growth Opportunities Registration Link
4/22 Finding a Job in Academia (In-Person) RSVP Link
4/29 Finding a Job in Industry Registration Link
5/13 Life after PhD: Applying to Post Doctoral Positions Registration Link
5/20 Student Led Session on Mental Health (In-Person) RSVP Link
6/3 Establishing Your Online Presence to Network and Land a Job Registration Link

Spring 2022 Presentation Slides

Dr. Debika Datta

Date Recorded: May 13th, 2022

 

Intuit

Date Recorded: April 15th, 2022

 

Panel with CAP Partners

Date Recorded: April 29th, 2022

 

 


Fall 2021 Presentation Slides

Ke'La Kimble (NSF Fellow), Carlos Guzman (Ford Fellow)

Date Recorded: October 8th, 2021

 

Veronica Abreu and Chelsea Richardson

Date Recorded: October 15th, 2021

 

Madison Edwards

Date Recorded: November 5th, 2021

 

 

Dr. Jesse Jokerst, Dr. Padmini Rangamani, Dr. Darren Lipomi

Date Recorded: December 3rd, 2021

 

Spring 2021 Presentation Slides

Prof. James Friend and William Connacher

Date Recorded: April 9, 2021

ProductivityPlanner-7up.pdf

ProductivityPlanner-day.pdf

ProductivityPlanner-week.pdf

 

Dr. Thomas Bussey

Date Recorded: April 16, 2021

 

CAP - Corporate Affiliates Program

Date Recorded: April 23, 2021

 

Wendy Groves, Sharon Franks

Date Recorded: April 30, 2021

 

Writing Hub - Erica Bender

Date Recorded: May 7, 2021

 

UCSD Alumni - Sean R.B. Bearden, Ph.D.

Date Recorded: May 21, 2021

 

Engineering and DPS Faculty

Date Recorded: May 28, 2021

Unsolicited Advice for Job Applicants

 


Winter 2021 Presentation Slides

Prof. Adam Burgasser

Presentation Slides

Recorded: January 8, 2021

 

Industry Panel

Recorded 1/22/2021 

*Due to an interruption during the session, the panel was cut abruptly

 

Presented by CAPS Industry Panel

 

Presented by the Career Center 

 

Presented by CAPS Industry Panel

 

Presented by Dr Christine Alvarado

Associate Dean of Student Affairs, Jacobs School

Powerpoint

This session was not recorded. 

 

 


Fall 2020 Presentation Slides

Dr. Chris Theissen 

Recorded: October 16, 2020

Sample Ford Documents

 

 

Michelle Liu

Women's Center Grad Intern 

Recorded: October 30, 2020

 

Giulia Hoffmann, Ph.D.

Associate Director, Graduate Career Development 

Career Center  

Recorded: November 6, 2020

 

Heather Dillon

Office of Postdoctoral and Research

Recorded: November 13, 2020

Post Doc Handout

 

Prof. Adam Burgasser

 

No recording will be posted for this session.

Growth Mindset Powerpoint.pdf

 

 


Summer 2020 Presentation Slides

Colonialism 101 & STEM

 

 

Allyship

 

 

Faculty Panel: Teaching Students of Color in STEM

 

 

 


Spring 2020 Presentation Slides

Understanding the Publication Process

Presentation Recording

Zheng Chen
May 29

 

Negotiating Job Offers

Presentation Recording

Brandon Lob
April 24

 

How To Network: Making Industry Connections

Presentation Recording

Tod Pascal and Zheng Chen
April 17

 

How to Give Good Presentations

Presentation Recording

Tod Pascal and Zheng Chen
April 10

 

What Industry Cares About: Hard vs Soft Skills

Tod Pascal and Zheng Chen
May 1