Navigating Career Changes & Professional Pivots


Oct. 8, 2021, 12pm to 1pm

Office/Remote Location



Career changes have long been considered a taboo professional move and misassociated to indecisiveness. However, career changes are more common than presumed. As professionals evolve, so do their interests and capabilities. As graduate students, some of you may have only begun thinking about your career options, while others may be going back to school with the intention of changing your career. Whatever your current situation is, it is beneficial to learn how to successfully navigate a professional pivot. By participating in this workshop you will:

  • Understand what career pivot really is
  • Identify your career strengths and gaps
  • Learn how to create a career pivot launch plan (with Metrics)
  • Learn how to update your career materials to highlight transferable skills

The Grad Academy Pillars: Career Prep

The Grad Academy Program: PGCPP

Learning Experience: Lecture

Time Commitment: < 2 hours

Lifecycle Stage: Early-Mid-Late Master’s, Early-Mid-Late Doctoral


  • Chris West, Group CEO, Acadia Healthcare
  • Marti Winer, Vice President, MGM Event Productions
  • Cass Palmer, Director of Neighborhood and Leisure Services, City of North Las Vegas
  • Eddie Rivera, Goals Coach, US Bank

Admission Information

This workshop is open to graduate students. Please log in to your Grad Rebel Gateway account and click on The Grad Academy tab to RSVP for this workshop.

Contact Information

Nevena Cvijetic
Graduate College

External Sponsor

Graduate College