Workshops and Events

Astronomy Department Career Events

Throughout the academic year the Astronomy Department holds the following major and career events. Some event dates occasionally change, please check this page for the latest updates.

  • Astronomy Major Welcome Party: Sept. 20, 2016, 5:00 PM
  • L&S Majors Fair: Tuesday, October 18, 3:30-6:00pm, Varsity Hall, Union South
  • Astronomy Open House: Oct. 25, 2016 - for prospective astronomy undergraduate students. Chat with faculty and students about the program and astronomy careers
  • REU and Graduate School Applications: Nov. 23, 2016 - Application and Interview Sratigies for Applying to Graduate School or REU (Research Experiences for Undergraduates) Summer Research Programs
  • Stellar Careers Workshop: Spring 2017 - Career Paths and Strategies for Astronomy Physics Undergraduate Majorrs.  Often held around the time of the L&S STEM Career Fair
  • Senior Send-Off Pizza Celebration: May 2017

E-mail Anna Williams to connect and speak with graduate students about the graduate and REU experience.

Contact person for event information: Sheri Pittman

In addition to these workshops, be sure to take advantage of Department Opportunities To Expand Your Skills and Interests.

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