The 2020 Industry Networking Night will take place on Thursday, February 20th. 

Industry Networking Night is a professional mixer for undergraduate chemistry students and representatives from local companies. Students may use this career development event as an opportunity to learn more about possible career paths and gain insight into the professional world from successful professionals in the industry. The event gives students the opportunity to learn about various career paths available post-graduation.  It also offers employers exposure to the next generation of professionals who are actively seeking internships and entry-level jobs in the field.



Tentative Schedule of Events

5:00pm: Check-in & Appetizer Reception

5:30pm: Networking Session 1

5:50pm: Networking Session 2

6:10pm: Networking Session 3

6:30pm: Closing Remarks

Each of the company attendees will be stationed at a cocktail table for the duration of the event. Students will have an opportunity to visit three different company tables throughout the night, rotating every 15 minutes at the sound of a chime.



Campus Parking

All vehicles parked on the campus are required to display a valid parking permit. Parking permits have been reserved for all industry professionals and can be picked up at the Mesa Parking Structure, you will need to visit the attended kiosk on the lower entrance (adjacent to Lot 14A). Please view the interactive campus map for directions. Once you have picked up your permit we recommend parking in Lot 12A, Natural Sciences II is building 402 on the UC Irvine map.

Please note most navigation systems will not direct you to the correct UCI building. If you would like to use a navigation system, please use Google Maps with the following addresses:

  • Parking Permit Pick-Up: Mesa Parking Structure, Irvine, CA 92617
  • Recommended parking lot:  Lot 12A, Irvine, CA 92617

Student Registration

Students must RSVP by filling out the registration form

Employer Registration

Please contact Tatum Power at for more information.

Dress Code

Students are asked to dress in business professional attire. This means a suit jacket, dress shirt/blouse, matching suit pant or knee-length skirt, and polished, low heel, close-toed shoes.

Company Attendees

The following companies registered to attend the 2019 Industry Networking Night:



Dunn Edwards Paints

eFFECTOR Therapeutics

Glidewell Laboratories

Great Minds in STEM

Honeywell UOP

Janssen Research & Development, L.L.C.

Orange County Water District (OCWD)


PhageTech, Inc.

South Coast Air Quality Management District (AQMD)

Vertex Pharmaceuticals 

UCI Chemistry would like to give a very special thanks to our sponsor!