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Spring 2021 Accelerate to Industry (A2i) Program

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A2i Spring Workshops 2021

Graduate Students looking to participate in upcoming A2i workshops should look for emails from the Graduate School inviting them to participate as workshops are scheduled throughout the term.



Date, Time

Company and Workshop Title


Workshop #1:

When: February 11, 2021 3:00PM-4:00PM EST

Entrepreneurship: A Career Goal for Today’s Graduate Students

Photography of the definition of Entrepreneur in a dictionary.

Keenan Center for Entrepreneurship

PowerPoint Slides


Workshop #2: 

When: February 18, 2021 3:00PM-4:00PM EST

Recruitment 101 – Do’s and Don’ts

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Ernest & Young/ Amy Keighley

Selected PowerPoint Slides


Workshop #3: 

When: March 22, 2021 2:30PM-4:00PM EST

Have you ever considered working in the pharmaceutical industry or how your terminal degree could be used in industry?

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Mandy Hosford,PhD
Regional Liaison Director
Leandro Boer, MD, PhD
Vice President, US Medical, Cardiovascular and Metabolic Disease (CVMD) 
Kwame Mensah, PhD
JD Senior Director, Patents
Rachele Berria Friend, MD, PhD
Vice President US Medical Head
Katherine Haeusel, MS/MSA,
Lead HR Business Partner 
For more information contact
Karin Jordan,