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U.S. Future Leaders Career Readiness Seminar on Technology and Entrepreneurship

08jan11:00 am6:45 pmU.S. Future Leaders Career Readiness Seminar on Technology and Entrepreneurship

Event Details

This one-day virtual seminar will bring together at least 50 Gilman alumni to advance their leadership skills and position them for careers in the field of Technology and/or Entrepreneurship. The seminar is intended for Gilman alumni who are current undergraduates, recent graduates (within the past two years), or new to the field of Technology and/or Entrepreneurship. Attendees will engage with industry leaders and fellow alumni during seminar sessions, break out groups, and a virtual networking reception.

To apply to attend this virtual seminar, please complete this application by 5:00 p.m. Eastern Time on December 21, 2020. By submitting this form, you are confirming your availability and intention to virtually attend the entire seminar (including the networking reception) if you are accepted.

We anticipate a high level of interest in this opportunity and your confirmation for this event means other alumni will not be able to participate in this virtual opportunity. Accepted alumni who are no longer able to attend the seminar should alert IIE immediately by sending an email to gilmanscholars@iie.org. Accepted alumni who do not attend the seminar and do not give IIE advance notice of at least one week will not be invited to future Gilman alumni activities. The only exceptions are in the event of extenuating circumstances, including, but not limited to, medical reasons.

This U.S. Future Leaders Career Readiness Seminar focuses on foundational career skills and guidance for future or current entry-level professionals in the field of Technology and/or Entrepreneurship. This virtual seminar will help you:

  • Gain skills needed to start effective careers in the Technology and/or Entrepreneurship career fields (i.e., interviewing, leveraging international experiences for career success, networking, and resume building);
  • Learn practical tips and strategies for gaining employment or strengthening your professional trajectory in areas related to the Technology and/or Entrepreneurship career fields;
  • Increase your knowledge of other opportunities to study and work abroad, including but not limited to U.S. government programs such as the Critical Language Scholarship Program and the Fulbright Program;
  • Develop a career action plan with short-, medium-, and long-term goals; and
  • Strengthen your Gilman identity by networking with fellow alumni in substantive ways.



January 8, 2021 11:00 am - 6:45 pm(GMT-04:00)