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Career Events for College of Sciences: March (Career) Madness Begins Today!

March (Career) Madness is Here!

Each Tuesday in March at 5:30pm, there will be a career event targeting undergraduate and graduate students in the College of Sciences. You can register for any (or all) of the March (Career) Madness events here.


3/2 – Bench to Business TODAY! (for undergrads & grads)

  • Starting to think about exploring career paths outside of academia and/or teaching?
  • Want to learn about moving from being a sciences student to business professional?
  • Come hear from a panel of 3 NC State alumni discuss how they transitioned from sciences to corporate (2 alumni are Ph.D.s in chemistry, 1 has a BS in math).
  • Zoom link for Bench to Business (please still register so we may track attendance); Meeting ID: 934 3374 3616, Passcode: 371564


3/9 – Law School for Sciences (for undergrads & grads)

  • Law schools and firms are targeting STEM students for a wide range of reasons, especially because there is a big need in IP and patent law.
  • Come listen to deans & senior directors from UNC Law, NCCU Law, Michigan State Law, and Georgia State Law schools discuss their unique programs for STEM students.
  • Ask questions and learn about a potential career path you might have not explored!


3/16 – Pi Day (for undergrads & grads)

  • This is the 4th scheduled Pi Day event! (Last year’s was canceled due to COVID)
  • Not interested in research or teaching and not certain what you can do with your math, stats, and/or physics degree(s)?
  • Speak with employers to learn about career paths with their organizations for math, stats, and physics undergrads & grads!


3/23 – Chem & Bio Industry Networking Night (for undergrads & grads)

  • This is an opportunity for chemistry, biology, microbiology, genetics, zoology, IPN, & MCD students to speak directly with employers and learn more about potential career paths.


3/30 – How to Grad School (for undergrads)

  • Curious about grad school? Know you want to go to grad school but want to hear from program coordinators and current grad students?
  • This event is an opportunity to learn about grad school from the staff & faculty that run graduate programs in addition to the students currently enrolled.
  • Learn about applying, managing your time & expectations, and what it’s really like.


Please reach out to the career counselor for the College of Sciences, Wes Wade at Also, each March (Career) Madness event can be found in ePACK under Events > Workshops > search for “madness” (Pi Day + Chem & Bio Networking Night are under Events > Career Fairs).