Humanities & Sciences at Work:

Connecting Meaning & Opportunity

Humanities & Sciences at Work is a 2-day conference aimed at helping H&S students connect to meaningful work and opportunities. The conference features speakers, lightning talks, workshops and a career fair all created just for you. Please see the schedule below and click the links to RSVP for programs you would like to attend.

Conference Schedule

Tuesday, February 9th

5:15pm - 6:15pm How to Find Meaningful Work

Adam Smiley Poswolsky

Keynote Speaker & Dinner

RSVP required

6:30pm - 7:30pm Come Alive in your 9-5: Building a Purpose Driven Career

Adam Smiley Poswolsky

Interactive Program

RSVP required

Wednesday, February 10th

12:00- 1:00pm Lunch and Lounge: Meaningful Work Video Presentation -Cypress Room

Bring your lunch and relax while exploring meaningful work with companies like Zappos, Wikihow and more.....

12:00pm - 4:00pm Liberal Arts Career Fair

Meet employers with available opportunities for H&S students


12:30pm - 2:15pm Lightning Talks by Employers

Quick Tips to Boost your Career -Sequoia Room


12:30 -12:50: Contributing to Meaningful Work

Marissa Garfield MBA - Google

1:00 - 1:20: Creating Meaningful Connections at Work

Angie Wang - Bitglass

1:30 - 1:50: Your Roadmap to Meaningful Work

Carly Shelar & Katie Williams- High Tech Connect

1:30pm - 2:30pm Identify your Skills and Talents to Explore Career Options

Interactive program to identify your key skills and understand how you can use them to explore meaningful work.


3:00pm - 4:00pm Showcasing Meaning on Your LinkedIn Profile

Hear directly from the pros at LinkedIn as they share how to make meaningful connections with professionals and employers.


6:00pm - 7:00pm Handshakes, Eye Contact, and Small Talk

Naledi Saul

How to Network as a Student

RSVP Required

7:00pm - 8:30pm Alumni Networking Event

Put your new skills to practice and meet Stanford Alumni

RSVP Required

Tresidder Memorial Union

Tuesday, Feb. 9th, 5:15pm to Wednesday, Feb. 10th, 8:30pm

459 Lagunita Drive

Stanford, CA

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Sponsored by BEAM, Stanford Career Education and School of Humanities & Sciences