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Dining and Dialogue

dininganddialogueThe Office of Alumni Affairs and Development and the Center for Career Development have partnered to bring you the opportunity to dine and network with alumni professionals working in STEM research at Oak Ridge National Lab (ORNL). The event takes place at the Tyson Alumni House Conference Room on October 4, 11 a.m.–noon. Lunch is provided, but pre-registration is required! There are limited spots so register soon on Hire-A-VOL. Get more information at the Center for Career Development Events calendar.

Students will have the chance to gain inside information about a career field or industry from UTK alumni who are working in a specific industry. This series will be networking with alum in the field of RESEARCH at Oak Ridge National Lab (ORNL). Learn how you can utilize your degree in the world of work. Practice your informational interviewing and networking skills. Ask work-related questions to professionals who are doing the jobs you want!

Register for Dining and Dialogue on the Hire-A-VOL system (login to MyUTK and look in the My Services column); After completing a Profile, go to Events to register.

Here’s how to get the most out of your experience:

  • Prepare informational interview questions that you want to ask
  • Use the Quintessential Career Guide to Informational Interviewing to prepare
  • Arrive promptly at the Tyson Alumni House
  • Enjoy lunch and conversation
  • Obtain contact information from alumni and follow up with a thank you