SEED 2017


WHEN Dec. 9 2017 12 pm
WHERE Vienna, VA KSEA Headquarters

If you are eager to know the answers to these questions, participating in the upcoming Scientists’ and Engineers’ Early Career Development (SEED) workshop can be a life changing experience for you. SEED is unlike any other early career development workshop. SEED is provided by experts and mentors from academia and industry who truly understand the needs and challenges facing young Korean-American scientists and engineers.

The 5th SEED workshop sponsored by the 46th administration of KSEA will be held at the KSEA Headquarters on December 9-10, 2017. The goal of the workshop is to provide professional career development advices to junior Korean-American scientists and engineers including graduating PhD students, postdoctoral researchers, and junior level/tenure-track professionals. The SEED workshop will provide unique and effective mentoring on skills that job seekers and early career professionals need, such as the ability to self-promote, the ability to give effective presentations, and learning how to build self-confidence. The workshop will offer critical and detailed information for having thriving careers, be they academic or industry positions, and it will also serve as a great networking opportunity. Your decision to participate in the workshop will be an important first step for gaining knowledge and confidence that can lead you to great success in your future career.

Qualifications for Application:
• PhD Students who are expected to graduate by June 30, 2018
• Postdoctoral Researchers
• Early Career Professionals in Industry
• Tenure Track Faculty in Academia (including national lab employees)

Travel support:

Airfare up to $200 (east coast), $250 (central), and $300 (west coast), or driving mileage ($0.50/mile) up to $150

Hotel accommodation:

One night (Saturday, Dec. 9) or two nights (for qualified travelers from west coast) shared by two participants.


Lunch and dinner on Saturday, Dec. 9, and breakfast and lunch on Sunday, Dec. 10

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Accommodation: Tysons Corner Marriott
8028 Leesburg Pike, Tysons, Virginia 22182

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