VIP Professional Development – Mitigating Implicit Bias

Marquez Hall 1600 Arapahoe St., Golden, CO

This three-part interactive workshop unpacks implicit/unconscious bias, invites participants to consider their own biases and the ways biases manifest in an organization. Specific strategies and skill-building are offered for minimizing them on both personal and organizational levels. The workshop is facilitated by Mines DI&A Ambassadors and sponsored by the Vallejo Irvine Program for Professional Development. This […]

Free

VIP Presents: Cross-Industry Communication: Lessons from Leading a City’s First Mixed Income Housing Development

Brown Hall 1610 Illinois St., Golden, CO

It’s not easy to bring people from different industries together.  It’s even more challenging to get people with very different opinions—real estate developers, environmentalists, local residents, government officials, and engineers—to work together.  Meg O’Connell has first-hand experience uniting diverse stakeholders around a common project.  Learn how she’s led diverse teams to build the first mixed […]

Free

VIP Presents: The Power of Feedback w/ Kerry Siggins

Starzer Welcome Center 1812 Illinois St., Golden, CO

Want to learn how a CEO handles challenging conversations? Join Kerry Siggins, Mines alumna and CEO of global manufacturer StoneAge Tools, for a practical session on giving and receiving feedback. You’ll learn how […]

Free

VIP Presents: Design Your Career w/Dr. Sid Saleh

Brown Hall 1610 Illinois St., Golden, CO

Dr. Sid Saleh of the McNeil Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation joins us to discuss how you can chart a fulfilling career path and stand out to potential employers now and in the future.  This workshop will tie a variety of concepts including your personal brand, team communication, collaboration, networking, and storytelling to showcase how […]

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VIP Professional Development Symposium

Green Center 924 16th Street, Golden, CO

The Mines VIP Professional Development program will be hosting our first annual VIP symposium on March 31, 2022 to celebrate and advance professional development efforts at Mines.  New York Times best-selling author and keynote speaker Lindsey Pollak will be joining us to talk about navigating your career in today’s rapidly evolving employment and work landscape, […]

Free

VIP Presents: Intern Launch Workshop

Ben H. Parker Student Center 1200 16th St., Golden, CO

Want to learn how to maximize your success in an internship? Join us to learn more about how to stand out to prospective employers, tips on transitioning into the role and managing work projects and relationships. Hear from a Mines student panel on ways to stand out, their own internship experiences and useful advice.  Co-hosted […]

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