Health & Science Newsletter
August 30, 2023 – Upcoming Events, Opportunities & Resources
FROM THE ADVISOR:
The Annual Career Fair (new window) is just over a week away, taking place on Friday, September 8, 1-4pm. Employers in the health and science industry that have registered include AARP, Ally Behavior Center, BD, Berkley Research Group, CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield, Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services, Charles River Associates, Coho Climate Advisors, Deloitte, Epic, FTI Consulting, LAYC, Mary’s Center, Peace Corps, United Health Group, and Vanda Pharmaceuticals.
So, how do you get prepared? Here are some resources to help you.
- Attend a drop-in to ask a question or practice your elevator pitch! Drop-ins are open and available for all class years. Hours are Monday-Thursday, 1-3pm, in person. On Friday, drop-ins are virtual from 10-12pm
- Read my favorite article on career fairs, What Recruiters Wish You Knew About Career Fairs (new window).
- Are you feeling uncertain about what to ask recruiters after you give your 30-second elevator pitch? The article below offers a great sampling of questions to consider.
Try to enjoy the experience. Best of luck!
P.S. Appointments are available for sophomores through seniors, and first year students will have access Monday, Oct 2. Go to the “Career Center” in Handshake to schedule an appointment.
All the best,
Jodi Schneiderman | email@example.com (new window)
Assistant Director, Employer Relations and Industry Advising | Health, Science, and Technology
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Please note that this is a sampling of jobs and internships with approaching application deadlines. Go to Handshake to see the complete list
7 Kinds of Questions to Ask at a Career Fair to Make a Great First Impression
Source: The Muse
At a career fair, your goal is to get the information you need to decide if a company or role is a good fit for you, while also leaving a good impression that could help you get one step closer to nabbing that job. Read more (new window) for questions you can ask to help you learn more about the role, the hiring process, the person’s experience, growth and development, company culture, and/or the organizations, products, services, or recent news.
Drop-ins are MTThF, 1-3pm, in person at Cawley, One Leavey, and virtual 1-3pm on Wednesday, and 6:30-7:30pm on Tuesday and Thursday.
Appointments: Virtual and in-person appointments are available via Handshake. Sign up under ‘Career Center,’ then ‘Appointments’, then ‘Industry Advising,” then ‘Health, Science, and Technology’.