Thrive This Summer: Virtual Skill-Building Events from the Career Center

Open to all WashU Students! Please join the Career Center for these online skill-building events this summer:

Quick Advising with Vice Chancellor & Dean of Career Services and Executive Director
Wednesday, July 22, 1 p.m.
All students are welcome! Drop into the Zoom meeting for quick advising with Mark Smith, Vice Chancellor & Dean of Career Service and Aimee Wittman, Executive Director, Career Center. Come and go as you need; stay as long or as little as you like.

Thrive This Summer: Interviewing in a Virtual World
Thursday, July 23, 1 p.m.

In the short-term, interviewing may remain virtual. We’ll walk you through how to prepare for phone or Zoom interviews.

More career-focused events can be found on CAREERlink.

Missed these events? Find the recordings below…

 

Virtual Healthcare Professionals Speakers Series: Spotlight on Physical Therapy
Tuesday, June 9, 12 p.m. See the recording of this program here.
Come hear from a panel of physical therapy professionals as they talk about their career paths, educational requirements for the field, day-to-day work responsibilities, and factors to consider when deciding if this is the right profession for you.

Career Conversations: Advice & Support During the Pandemic
Tuesday, June 16, 1 p.m. See the recording of this program here.
You are invited to join us for a session designed to help you imagine productive ways to grow- whether you’re interning remotely, rebounding from shifted plans, nervous about networking, or unsure what you should be doing with your time.

Virtual Healthcare Professionals Speakers Series: Spotlight on Nursing (clinical and nonclinical)
Wednesday, June 17, 12 p.m. See the recording of this program here.
Come hear from Tracy Shinell, RN, MSN, who is nurse with both clinical and non-clinical experience as she talks about her career path, educational requirements for the field, day-to-day work experiences, and factors to consider when deciding if this is the right profession for you.

Quick Advising with Vice Chancellor & Dean of Career Services and Executive Director
Wednesday, June 17, 1 p.m.
All students are welcome! Drop into the Zoom meeting for quick advising with Mark Smith, Vice Chancellor & Dean of Career Service and Aimee Wittman, Executive Director, Career Center. Come and go as you need; stay as long or as little as you like.

Zoom Conversation with Jim McKelvey
Wednesday, June 17, 4 p.m.
During this fireside chat, serial entrepreneur, inventor, philanthropist, artist, author, and WashU alumnus Jim McKelvey (EN’ 87) will discuss his new book, The Innovation Stack: Building an Unbeatable Business One Crazy Idea at a Time, with Skandalaris Center Managing Director, II Luscri.

Thrive This Summer: Searching for Opportunities during the Pandemic
Thursday, June 18, 1 p.m.

Your plans may have changed, but you can re-tool to build a meaningful summer. The new normal is virtual!  We’ll help you seek internships, jobs, or volunteer experiences to help you grow your skills and knowledge, and evolve your overall direction.

Virtual Healthcare Professionals Speakers Series: Spotlight on Occupational Therapy
Monday, June 22, 12 p.m. See the recording of this program here.
Come hear from Kathy Kniepmann OTD, MPH, EdM, CHES, OTR/L, who is an Associate Professor of Occupational Therapy & Neurology at Washington University and few current Occupational Therapy students. They will talk about their career paths, educational requirements for the field, what it’s like to attend OT school, day-to-day work experiences, and factors to consider when deciding if this is the right profession for you.

Career Conversations: Advice & Support During the Pandemic
Tuesday, June 23, 1 p.m.
You are invited to join us for a session designed to help you imagine productive ways to grow- whether you’re interning remotely, rebounding from shifted plans, nervous about networking, or unsure what you should be doing with your time.

Thrive This Summer: Leverage your virtual brand through LinkedIn
Thursday, June 25, 1 p.m.

As we’ve moved more into the virtual world, it’s more important than ever to leverage your online brand. LinkedIn is the #1 tool used by recruiters. We’ll discuss how to build out your online resume, establish connections, and use LinkedIn to unearth possibilities.

Virtual Healthcare Professionals Speakers Series: Spotlight on Physician – Scientist MD PHD
Thursday, July 2, 11 a.m.
Come hear from Patrick Jay, MD PhD, who is the Medical Director at Alnylam Pharmaceuticals and a Pediatric Cardiologist. He will talk about his career path, educational requirements/what it’s like to pursue these degrees, day-to-day work experiences, and factors to consider when deciding if this is the right profession for you.

Career Conversations: Advice & Support During the Pandemic
Tuesday, July 7, 1 p.m.
You are invited to join us for a session designed to help you imagine productive ways to grow- whether you’re interning remotely, rebounding from shifted plans, nervous about networking, or unsure what you should be doing with your time.

Quick Advising with Vice Chancellor & Dean of Career Services and Executive Director
Wednesday, July 8, 1 p.m.
All students are welcome! Drop into the Zoom meeting for quick advising with Mark Smith, Vice Chancellor & Dean of Career Service and Aimee Wittman, Executive Director, Career Center. Come and go as you need; stay as long or as little as you like.

Virtual Healthcare Professionals Speakers Series: Spotlight on Dentistry
Wednesday, July 8, 1 p.m. See the recording of this program here.
Come hear from Adam Bree who is a Dentist at Premier Dental Partners and a Washington University alumnus. He will talk about his career path, educational requirements for this field, day-to-day work experiences, and factors to consider when deciding if this is the right profession for you.

Thrive This Summer: Building New Relationships in a Virtual World
Thursday, July 9, 1 p.m.

Now more than ever it’s important to build your network. We’ll give you a few quick tips to help you grow and build relationships to help you along in your career journey.

Virtual Healthcare Professionals Speakers Series: Spotlight on Nurse Practitioner
Wed, July 15, 2 p.m. See the recording of this program here.

Come hear from Kathleen Jay MS, RN, PNP. Her experience includes working as a nurse practitioner, assistant and adjunct professor of nursing and a staff nurse. Her clinical experience has been within inpatient and outpatient settings in cardiac medical/surgical and primary care units as well in a Down Syndrome Clinic. Kathleen has also been involved in clinic research co-authoring two original research papers and two textbook chapters. She will talk about her career path, educational requirements for this field, day-to-day work experiences, factors to consider when deciding if this is the right profession for you, etc.

Career Conversations: Advice & Support During the Pandemic
Tuesday, July 21, 1 p.m.
You are invited to join us for a session designed to help you imagine productive ways to grow- whether you’re interning remotely, rebounding from shifted plans, nervous about networking, or unsure what you should be doing with your time.