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Careers in Mind

Psychology Career Symposium

April 21, 2018, UC San Diego Career Center

 

Mark your calendar for the Psychology Department's first ever Career Symposium, Careers in Mind!  Meet Psychology alums and community members working in fields relevant to you!  Hear their stories, get advice, ask questions, and network!

Event check-in begins at 1:30 pm, followed by a Keynote address and panels in the following areas:

  • Working with Children
  • Counseling and Clinical Psychology Careers
  • Exploring Business Psychology
  • Beyond Psychology

There will also be presentations by Career Center and Academic Internship Program staff and opportunities to meet in small group settings with panelists.

The event concludes with a catered mixer with panelists from 5-6 pm.

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Schedule

  • 1:30 pm - Check-In
  • 2:00 pm - Event Begins
                    Keynote by Wil Dyer (Horizon Room)
                    Director of the Corporate Affiliates Program, UC San Diego Jacobs School of Engineering
  • 2:30 pm - Panel 1: Working with Children (Horizon Room)
                    Translating Transferable Skills (Round Room)
                    Alumni Perspectives / Small Group Advising (Library)
                    Long Distance Alumni Perspective / Digital Analytics (Room 205)
  • 3:10 pm - Panel 2: Clinical and Counseling Careers (Horizon Room)
                    Is Graduate School Right for You? (Round Room)
                    Alumni Perspectives / Small Group Advising (Library)
                    Long Distance Alumni Perspective / Digital Analytics (Room 205)
  • 3:50 pm - Panel 3: Exploring Business Psychology (Horizon Room)
                    Translating Transferable Skills (Round Room)
                    Alumni Perspectives / Small Group Advising (Library)
  • 4:30 pm - Panel 4: Beyond Psychology (Horizon Room)
                    Is Graduate School Right for You? (Round Room)
                    Alumni Perspectives / Small Group Advising (Library)
  • 5:00 pm - Networking Reception with Panelists (Patio)

Keynote Speaker

Keynote Speaker Will Dyer, Director of the Corporate Affiliates Program, UC San Diego Jacobs School of EngineeringWil Dyer

Director of the Corporate Affiliates Program, UC San Diego Jacobs School of Engineering

Wil Dyer is a higher education leader with expertise in connecting student talent with industry. Currently, Wil is the Director of the Corporate Affiliates Program at UC San Diego’s Jacobs School of Engineering, where he leads industry relations strategies to drive partnership in support of significant talent, research and education initiatives. He strives to build mutually beneficial partnerships in the interest of bridging the gap between industry and higher education, working with top companies like Google, Facebook, Amazon, Apple and others to hire thousands of students from UC San Diego.

A proud UC San Diego alumnus, Wil graduated with a degree in Psychology from Thurgood Marshall College, and has remained with the campus for the majority of his career. He sits on the Economic Development Committee of the San Diego Regional Economic Development Corporation, focused on keeping business and talent in San Diego. In his spare time, Wil enjoys sports and spending time with his wife and daughter.

Panel 1: Working with Children

  • Jennifer Ahn, PsyD
    Clinical Psychologist, The Children's Institute
  • Michael Genhart, PhD
    Clinical Psychologist in private practice and children's book author
  • Gabriel Gutierrez, PhD
    School Psychologist, San Diego City Schools
  • Allison Jobin, PhD
    Autism Researcher, UCSD School of Medicine
  • Molly Sandoval
    Child Advocate, Center for Community Solutions

Panel 2: Clinical and Counseling Careers

  • Taylor Andrews
    Research Associate, Defense and Veterans Brain Injury Center (DVBIC)
  • Rachel Foster, PsyD
    Clinical Psychologist (Department of Veteran Affairs-CalVet/Veteran Home of California)
  • Michele Freeman, LCSW
    Licensed Clinical Social Worker, UC San Diego Health
  • Urmi Patel, PsyD
    Program Manager of Integrated Care (Sutter Health System Mental Health Services)

Panel 3: Exploring Business Psychology

  • Arya Marvazy, MS
    Managing Director, JQ International
  • Randy Tran, PhD
    Senior Applied Cognitive Scientist, Pacific Science & Engineering
  • Josh Wortman, MSc
    Data Scientist CEO, General Forensics

And joining us via Google Hangouts:

  • Kelsey Seabolt, MS
    Consulting Associate, Gallup

Panel 4: Beyond Psychology

  • Gina Bello
    Inpatient Occupational Therapist, UC San Diego Health
  • Benjamin Eastman
    Tourism Director, San Diego Tourism Authority
  • Fiona Leung
    Senior Event Manager, San Diego Magazine
  • Stacey Uy
    Visual Design Manager, Classy

Careers in Mind Videos

Below are videos from the 2018 event.  They include:

Keynote address:

 

Panel 1: Working with Children

 

Panel 2: Clinical and Counseling Psychology

 

Panel 3: Business Psychology

 

Panel 4: Beyond Psychology