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8th Annual PhD Career Conference

Saturday, May 14, 2016 | 12:00 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.

Price Center, Ballroom East

Keynote Speaker: Andrew Chamberlain, Chief Economist & Senior Director at Glassdoor

Dr. Andrew Chamberlain is chief economist at Glassdoor. He oversees the economic research program at Glassdoor, providing research, analysis and commentary on trends in today’s labor market. He is an applied microeconomist who has written widely on labor markets and public policy. His work has been published in academic journals, cited in U.S. congressional testimony, OECD working papers, and has been featured in the Wall Street Journal, the New York Times, the Washington Post, NPR and many others. He is a regular guest on a variety of live television and radio programs. Previously Andrew served as an economist in Washington, D.C. at the Tax Foundation and the Cato Institute, and as chief economist at Columbia Economics, L.L.C. Andrew received his Ph.D. in economics from the University of California, San Diego, and bachelor’s degrees in economics (cum laude) and business administration (magna cum laude) from the University of Washington in Seattle.


Here is what last year’s participants said about the conference:


"The most useful thing for me was learning about the many different options available career-wise. This will help me prepare for the future and start thinking in advance of the skill sets I want and need to work on in order to open up options outside of academia."


"It was helpful seeing the diversity of opportunities available for PhDs and talking to fellow PhDs who are thinking about careers."


"Roundtable networking was actually really fun!"


"I enjoyed the keynote and appreciated the general idea of all of it."
 


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