STEM panel discussions

UW Bothell School of STEM and Career Services brought employees, from various STEM fields, to virtually speak with students about their experiences and share insights. These 90-minute interactive webinars were hosted in May and June of 2020, 3:30-5pm. Recordings have been made available below.

Sell your strengths

When industry experts are asked, “What could be improved in the STEM workforce?” the answer is almost always "soft skills".  Whether you graduate as a scientist, engineer, mathematician or technology expert, the ability to communicate is essential to professional success.

Featured Speakers:

  • Ben Ivers, Boeing
  • Lizzie Jones, Hey Lizzie Ann
  • Heba Ramzy, Avanade

Opportunities in biotech

Some of the most exciting and innovative work in technology is happening in Biotech. What are the emerging trends and needs in the biotech industry? How can today’s learners better fill these future roles? Whether you graduate as a scientist, engineer, mathematician or technology expert, there could be a place for you in this growing multi-disciplinary industry.

Featured Speakers:

  • Chad Lundberg, Altius Institute
  • Mark Robinson, Amazon
  • Jeremy Shaver, Just – Evotec Biologics

Work in a post-COVID world

The COVID-19 pandemic is rapidly changing our world. The way we approach work and careers is changing, as well. What type of impacts is the pandemic having on our products, marketing and sales strategies, supply chain, IT infrastructure and tools, employees, recruiting, etc.? How are business models changing? What are the opportunities? We get answers to these questions when speaking with professionals in the field.

Featured Speakers:

  • Holly Gion: Alaska Air
  • Glenn Hoogerwerf: Altran
  • Vivekanand Kirabanandan: Facebook
  • Steve Wood: AirNote LLC