Chris Lipp, MA

Networking Workshop

Job Title: Lecturer

Current Employer: Rice University, School of Engineering


  • B.S. in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science at the University of California, Berkeley, CA

  • M.A. in Social Psychology: Consumer Behavior and Motivation at San Francisco State University, CA

Networking workshop description:

Landing a job is about networking. If you don’t connect well, you lose out on major opportunities. This workshop is designed to help you network successfully. You will learn to position yourself as a great fit for competitive positions. Previous students have used these skills to land jobs at institutions such as NASA and Facebook.


I co-founded Stanford Leaders in Communication, a program dedicated to supporting post-doctoral scholars at Stanford University. I am author of two books on pitching and persuasion, and currently lecture at Rice University in the Engineering School.

Most useful skill sets acquired from/for your field:

  • Communication

  • Project Management

  • Diplomacy

What I love most about my job:

Happiness at work is most correlated to relationships with people in the office. I enjoy engaging my team, who make the daily experience of being at work real and rewarding.

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