ESCAPE: Early Student Career Planning Expo

ESCAPE is a career workshop for CNAS undergraduate students to explore careers in the sciences. This is an opportunity for students to engage with UCR alumni about careers in biotech, government, academia, health professions, and beyond!

The 2022 ESCAPE career expo is Saturday, March 5, 2022. The event starts at 9:30 a.m. with optional networking with UCR alumni between 12:45 p.m. - 1:45 p.m.

Explore career paths for science majors, such as biotech, government, academia and the health professions. During ESCAPE you will connect with CNAS alumni and career center mentors — and so much more. Planning for your future starts now! 

This year's ESCAPE event will be live, virtual, interactive, and open to all STEM students.





9:30 a.m. Welcome Remarks

  • Dr. Connie Nugent, CNAS Divisional Dean, Student Academic Affairs
  • Dr. Kathryn Uhrich, CNAS Dean

9:45 a.m. Industry & Research Panel with Q&A

  • Lisa Dong '19, Enterprise Support Analyst, Esri
  • Sean Gallagher Ph.D. '85, Vice-President and CTO UV Products, Analytik-Jena
  • Connor Richards '16, M.S., Machine Learning Engineer, SpineZone
  • Carlos Torres '15, M.S., Senior Manager, Regulatory Affairs Advertising and Promotion at AbbVie

10:40 a.m. Government & Academia Panel with Q&A

  • Michelle Brown '07, Ph.D. '11, District Manager, West Valley Mosquito and Vector Control District/Executive Director SOVE
  • Sonia Diaz '02, M.S. '05, Ph.D. '12, Associate Professor of Biology, Chaffey College
  • John T. Perchorowicz '73, Ph.D., USDA & Triage Masters
ESCAPE 2022 Swag Bag Raffle Items
10 lucky ESCAPE participants will win a swag bag filled with UCR gear

11:30 a.m. Break

11:35 a.m. Zoom Room Mentoring Hop

12:40 p.m. Closing Remarks & Raffle

12:45 p.m. Optional Networking with UCR Alumni

Please check back for event updates including alumni speakers and the event schedule


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