SWE’s Annual Professional Development Night

The Society of Women Engineer’s (SWE) Annual Professional Development Night is coming Thursday, September 26th from 5-8pm, and we’d love to see you there! Sign up to attend workshops led by companies (choose from several, they’ll be geared towards either under or upperclassmen), participate in mock interviews, and network with reps from Google, JPL, Microsoft, and more! Check out our Facebook event for more details. The night will end with a networking dinner with useful tips on resume building, doing well on interviews and impressing recruiters.

New this year, we also have the privilege of hosting CEO Stephanie Young (details below) to come talk about negotiations and gender pay equality! She’s the co-founder of Riva, which uses ML and automation to help people negotiate their job offers’ earnings by 10-30% more.

Please RSVP here: https://forms.gle/icfgfevw5ighsar5A

Be sure to submit your deposit in RTH Lobby before Tuesday, September 24th. The earlier you submit your deposit, the higher the chances of getting your top mock interview choice.

INSTRUCTIONS FOR DEPOSIT:
$20 CASH deposits will be collected at the RTH Lobby from Tuesday, September 17th to Tuesday, September 24th from 11:00 am – 2:00 pm. Deposits will be returned at the end of the networking dinner.


Stephanie Young’s Bio

Stephanie has four degrees from Stanford including a computer science MS and an MBA from the GSB. She previously worked at Google where she was part of the Ads and YouTube teams and spent brief periods of time at McKinsey and an early stage VC firm in Singapore. She is passionate about social impact work. She’s currently the CEO and co-founder of Riva, which uses ML and automation to help people negotiate their job offer earnings up 10-30% more.

Here’s what she’ll be covering:

  • Do’s and don’ts of negotiations including common mistakes people make
  • How to answer tricky recruiter questions
  • How to interview so that you’re most likely to get the job & get the best offer after the job
  • How to think about job title and other “intangibles” that aren’t money but are important
  • One session will focus on negotiation as a woman & gender pay gap

 

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