in the Time of Covid-19
At the three-day Women in Science and Health Innovation seminar, college women from across the U.S. considering a career in health or STEM policy will learn the importance of the legislative and political processes in times of a pandemic, explore hot-button issues related to covid-19 on Capitol Hill, and expand their professional networks in Washington, DC and beyond.
The program will offer many of the same components of our regular seminars, but will take into consideration how students should approach these careers in a virtual environment. Costs associated are listed below!
Seminar: July 22-24, 2020
Scholarship: June 26, 2020
Registration: July 10, 2020
VIRTUAL SEMINAR HIGHLIGHTS
Build your professional network by learning how to effectively maintain professional relationships while connecting with women leaders in Washington, DC and in your seminar cohort.
Learn directly from women leaders about their recipes for success and return to campus with a better knowledge of available career paths to empower other women on your campus.
Contextualize the knowledge you're gaining in the university classroom, and learn how you can use it in a wide variety of meaningful policy careers after you graduate.
Establish your professional network in DC by attending our interactive Networking 101 workshop and practicing your new skills with PLEN mentors at the seminar networking reception.
Learn why it's imperative for you to negotiate your first (and every) salary, and receive tactical skills in order walking into a salary negotiation feeling prepared and empowered.
Work one-on-one with PLEN mentors to learn how to perfect your resume and make sure it always makes it to the top of the pile. You will also receive advice on creating an effective LinkedIn profile.