BROWN BAG SEMINARS
Brown Bag Seminars (Environment 240, 1 unit, S/U grade) will bring trainees together weekly to conduct program advising and to coordinate program activities (e.g., social media production and outreach planning). Additionally, the seminars will include Career Development and Business and Entrepreneurship sessions. Trainees will discuss issues of science, technology, policy, economics, and laws in FEWS with local or traveling visitors from industry, academia, and government. All industry partners and both internal and external committee members will be invited to these seminars to make personal contact with our trainees and to discuss internships and career opportunities.
What will Trainees get out of these seminars?
Holistic approach to graduate STEM education
Continual program advising and networking opportunities
Building career development skills and focusing their career goals so that coursework, projects, internships, etc. will be aligned with their goals
Knowledge of sustainability at UCLA and outreach opportunities in the community
Introduction to campus resources
Introduction to personal financial literacy training
Introduction to, development and increasing knowledge of Business and Entrepreneurship principles: Intellectual Property, Contract Negotiations, Business Development, Fundraising, Conflict Resolution, Professional Etiquette, and Team Building
Diversity Training - Addressing Equity and Inclusion
Understanding of policy and sustainability in the real world
California NanoSystems Institute at UCLA (CNSI) Education
Center for Education Innovation & Learning in the Sciences at UCLA (CEILS)
International Network for the Science of Team Science
Los Angeles Cleantech Incubator (LACI)
UCLA Bruin Resource Center - Intergroup Relations
UCLA Career Center Graduate Student Services
UCLA Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS)
UCLA Facilities Management
UCLA Financial Wellness Program
UCLA Institute of the Environment and Sustainability -Leaders in Sustainability (LIS) Certificate
UCLA Science and Engineering Library
UCLA Technology Development Group (TDG)
Veterans’ Garden at the Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System West Los Angeles Veterans Administration
interested in being a speaker?
Contact the Program Manager at firstname.lastname@example.org.