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O’Brien Center for Career Development

URIC Symposium


URIC Symposium

Friday, September 13, 2013
Murray Lounge, Merrimack College

Event Schedule:
12:00 pm-1:00 pm Employer Lunch
12:45 pm-1:15 pm Poster Browse (Murray Lounge)
1:15 pm-2:30 pm Introductions and Pitch Contest (Murray Lounge)
2:30 pm-3:00 pm Winners announced and Closing
The URIC Symposium accumulates in a final symposium wherein each student presents their science to the Merrimack Community and prospective employers. Students have the opportunity to network with companies interested in their work during lunch prior to the event. The symposium consists of a poster session display, followed by a five-minute ‘pitch’ contest where students are given the stage to present the work they were involved in at their internship or their research project and outcomes to the larger group. Pitch contest judging is open to the audience and guest employers, and prizes are awarded to the top three projects.
The URIC Symposium provides valuable practice and preparation for presentations and poster sessions at regional and/or national conferences.

Registration Links:

Employer Registration

Faculty Registration

Student Registration - You may register as a participant or attendee.  If you intend to register as a student participant, please see the pitch contest criteria here.

If you have any questions regarding the URIC Symposium, please contact Laura Guarino at