SSCS/EDS Joint YP and WiC

mentoring and networking event


IEEE 51st European Solid-State Device Research Conference


IEEE 47th European Solid-State Circuits Conference


SSCS/EDS Joint YP and WiC mentoring and networking event

Thursday September 16, 2021 | 17:00-18:00 (CEST)



The IEEE Solid-State Circuits Society (SSCS) Women in Circuits and Young Professionals and the IEEE Electron Devices Society (EDS) are happy to host a virtual mentoring session in conjunction with ESSCIRC ESSDERC 2021.  After a short kickoff from a renowned engineer in our field, you can choose to join a breakout room with mentors who will speak on a variety of topics. Topics include: Mentoring and Networking in a virtual world, a career in industry/startups, becoming a professor, leading a technical team to success, the how-to for virtual job search, and more.



17:00 - 17:10- Introduction from SSCS and EDS 

17:10 - 17:55 - Mentoring Roundtables

18:00 - Conclude 


Breakout Room Topics: 

  • Senior Member/IEEE Fellow Elevation Tips 

  • Mentoring and Networking in the Virtual World

  • The New Work/Life Balance

  • Career/Self-development

  • The How-to for Virtual Job Search

  • A career in Industry/ Startups

  • Becoming a Professor

  • On the way to tenure

  • Leading a Technical Team to Success


During the event, you will have the opportunity to choose which breakout room you'd like to join. You can also move around from breakout room to breakout room throughout the session. 

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