Health & Sciences: Career Fairs Are Coming!
February 3, 2021 – Upcoming Events, Opportunities & Resources
LETTER FROM THE ADVISOR:
We have quite a few career fairs coming up; therefore, this letter is dedicated to helping you prep for these upcoming career fairs. As you can see below, the next fair coming up is the Government, Nonprofit, and Education Career Fair on Friday, Feb 19, 10-3pm. Here are a list of organizations in the health and science industry – many of them work in public health, health policy, and/or research.
AARP | Augustinian Volunteers | Americorps | CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield | Carter Center | Catholic Charities | Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services | Food & Drug Administration | FoodCorps | Gándara Center | Global Autoimmune Institute | Jesuit Volunteer Corps | L’Arche Greater Washington DC | Library of Congress | MAP International, Inc. | MAXIMUS | MDRC (social policy research) | New England Center for Children, The | NYC Dept of Health and Mental Hygiene | Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education | PATH | Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute | Peace Corps | Sheppard Pratt Health System | UNICEF | Wilderness Society
So, how do you get prepared? Here are some resources to help you.
- Attend the 20-minute session, How to Navigate Virtual Career Fairs, on Tuesday, Feb 16, 3:30pm.
- Watch this how-to video guide (new window) on virtual career fair registration and read Handshake’s Top 10 Tips (new window)to help prepare.
- Read my favorite article on career fairs, What Recruiters Wish You Knew About Career Fairs. While this article was written prior to virtual fairs, most of the advice translates to a virtual setting.
Also, be sure to check out the Black Engineer of the Year STEM Career Fair (new window) and Maryland Biosciences Life Sciences Virtual Fair if you are interested in life science industry.
All the best,
Assistant Director, Employer Relations and Industry Advising | Health, Science, and Technology
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Career Center Resources
Drop-ins are Monday-Friday between 1-3 pm via georgetown.zoom.us/j/417727789. Get connected with an advisor for a 15-minute meeting on a first-come, first-serve basis.
Appointments: Virtual appointments are available via Handshake. Sign up under ‘Career Center,’ then ‘Appointments’, then ‘Industry Advising,” then ‘Health, Science, and Technology’.