Not Your average symposium...
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Not Your Average Symposium...
With more than 200 students, mentors, and researchers, Virginia Sea Grant Graduate Symposium 2020 will be unlike any other you’ve attended.
The symposium introduces students to the world of science-related careers, research, and graduate-level educational programs. Participants will have the opportunity to present, listen to guest speakers, participate in professional development workshops, and network.
Graduate Symposium 2020 is a regional conference occurring every two years. It has something to offer participants of all levels, including undergraduate and graduate students, professors, researchers, and industry professionals.
The Top Three Reasons to Attend
— The Networking
Graduate school programs and professional organizations attend the symposium to recruit, providing a great platform for networking. Learn about their programs and make sure your research interests are a good fit. Take the next step on your path to success!
— The Presentations and Workshops
Present your work and receive feedback—show off your research to representatives from our partner universities, industry professionals, and other students. Our two-day workshop program will help you gain insights into multiple areas of research, career paths inside and outside of academia, and science communication.
— The Sense of Community
Virginia Sea Grant creates a sense of community for students—a community you can be a part of throughout your career. Come be a part of the Virginia Sea Grant family!