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Work group at HZO

Jul 21, 2020

From the Lab to Leadership

Jim Fahey, Ph.D., CEO of HZO discusses his career path from graduate student to business leader and shares his insights on career transitions. 

A2i meeting

May 2, 2020

Join Us for the Industry Job Search Strategies (JSS) Online

From understanding what career options are available to you to creating resumes, the industry job search can bring a lot of questions and challenges. To help our gradpack, The Graduate School’s professional development team is offering an online summer session of Industry Job Search Strategies (JSS). 

A2i participants

Feb 13, 2020

Graduate Students Gain a Competitive Edge

NC State’s Graduate School provides students with a solid educational foundation for pursuing future opportunities through the Accelerate to Industry program. In February, graduate education leaders from across the country will come to NC State to learn more about the program and how to implement it on their campuses. 

Dane Grismer working in his KBI lab

Dec 2, 2019

Job Search Tips with NC State Alum Dane Grismer

According to NC State undergraduate (BS, Chemical Engineering; BS, Paper Science and Engineering, 2009) and postdoctoral alum, Dane Grismer, Ph.D., it is never too early to begin your job search. Grismer describes his process of career exploration, his insights from serving on job searches with his current employer (KBI Biopharma), and offers advice on being prepared and strategic in a new role. 

A2i students

Sep 9, 2019

NSF Grant Will Help Grow Industry Program

The Graduate School has been awarded NC State University’s first-ever Innovations in Graduate Education grant, $400,000 from the National Science Foundation. 

Jul 31, 2019

A2i Immersion Week Introduces PhD Students to Industry

More than 40 Ph.D. students and postdoctoral scholars from NC State are learning what it’s like to work in industry during the Graduate School’s third annual Industry Immersion Week, part of the Accelerate to Industry (A2i) program. 

Hunt Library in evening

Jun 11, 2019

Accelerate to Industry Hosts Partner Universities

This week, 15 North American universities are attending the Graduate School's A2i Summer Institute to learn how to introduce graduate students to industry careers on their own campuses. 

Two students sitting at table

Apr 29, 2019

MedPharm Joins A2i as Summer Program Sponsor

The deadline for applying for this summer's Accelerate to Industry Immersion Week has been extended through May 17. The program introduces participants to career options in industry. 

two people interacting

Jan 13, 2019

Accelerate to Industry in the News

The Graduate School’s new Accelerate to Industry program has been in the news recently. Read more about the new program in WRAL's TechWire and Triangle Business Journal. 

A2i students

Jul 30, 2018

A2i Week Participants Explore Industry Careers

Sixty Ph.D. students and postdoctoral scholars from NC State and other institutions will get a taste of what it’s like to work for industry during the Graduate School’s second annual Industry Immersion Week, as part of the Accelerate to Industry (A2i) program.