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Pathways Conference

Through a joint collaboration between the Graduate School and the Center for Career and Professional Success (CCPS), this first-ever virtual event brings together doctoral alumni and current doctoral students to explore the diverse career pathways available to those with doctoral degrees.

The event features panels of doctoral alumni focused on the following: non-profits/foundations, the federal government, biotech/pharma, international/world issues, data science, postdoctoral careers, education, communications/marketing, policy/advocacy, research careers (Social Sciences), research careers (STEM), start-ups/entrepreneurship, academia, health and consulting.

Howard University Doctoral Career Pathways Conference 2022 Video

How to Prepare for Alumni Career Panels                                         

  1. Create or update your LinkedIn (see best practices here).
  2. Register for the Career Fair and networking portion of the conference on Howard University’s Handshake site.
  3. Read this document to take full advantage of career panels.
  4. Get to know the panelists (most are on LinkedIn).

Schedule for April 1, 2022

10:45 - 11:45 A.M. - Session 1 (concurrent panels)

11:45 A.M. - 12:00 P.M. -Break

12:00 P.M. - 1:00 P.M. - Session 2 (concurrent panels)


Read about the Panelists


Thank you to the following colleagues - without you this event would not have happened!Alveta Addison, Betty Goodwin, Glenn Griffin, Nicole Johnson, Melissa Knight, Jimisha Relerford, Dr. Dana Williams and all of the amazing doctoral alumni.