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Lab Embedded Entrepreneurship Program and Lab Career Fair

October 16 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

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LEEP AND NATIONAL LAB CAREER DAY 2What is the Lab Embedded Entrepreneurship Program’s Mission?

New innovations, derived from investments in basic and applied energy research at universities and national labs, are critical to building the future energy economy. The program’s mission is to enable the most promising tech entrepreneurs to develop game-changing technologies for the future.

National Lab Day at the University of Wyoming featuring the Lab-Embedded Entrepreneurship Program (LEEP) followed by a Lab career fair

October 16, 2023

Location: Union Ballroom

LEEP Information Sessions

9:00-9:15 am Keynote

  • President Ed Seidel
  • Senator Chris Rothfuss

9:15-10:30 am Introduction to Lab-Embedded Entrepreneurship Program (LEEP)

  • Innovation Crossroads, ORNL – Dan Miller
  • Cyclotron Road, LBNL – Todd Pray
  • West Gate, NREL – Shelly Curtiss
  • Chain Reaction Innovations, ANL – Dick Co

10:30-11:15 am LEEP Panel Discussion

  • Panelists: Dan Miller, Todd Pray, Shelley Curtiss, Dick Co

11:15-11:30 am Audience Q&A

11:30-12:00 pm Faculty & Student Breakout Sessions

  1. How to put together a compelling LEEP application – technical areas,
    what LEEP is looking for in an innovator, etc.
  2. Activities at the national labs related to innovation and
  3. Innovation ecosystems around national labs
  4. INL Reps and UW Career Services discussion on recruiting UW students

12:00-12:30 pm Final Q&A

  • Closing Remarks

National Lab Day Career Fair to Follow 12:00-5:00 pm

12:30-1:30 pm Networking lunch

1:30-2:00 pm Presentation & Discussion

  • Internship and career opportunities at National Labs

2:00-2:30 pm Presentation & Discussion

  • What working at a National Lab was like from Wyoming students

2:30 pm Explore the Fair!

  • Time to explore booths from various labs, talk with lab scientists, meet with UW Career Services

3:30-4:00 pm Career Services Breakout

  • How UW Career Services can help you apply for internships and jobs at National Labs.

5:00 pm Career Fair Closes

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October 16
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Yellowstone Ballroom at UW Main Campus