Health & Sciences: Lots of H&S Employers at the Career Fair!
September 15, 2021 – Upcoming Events, Opportunities & Resources
LETTER FROM THE ADVISOR:
The Annual Career Fair is just 2 days away, taking place on Friday, Sept 17, 10am-3pm! Here is a list of employers in the health and science industry include AARP, Ambra Health, AstraZeneca, Cardno ChemRisk, CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, Guidepoint, Hyattsville Volunteer Fire Dept, International Rescue Committee, Jesuit Volunteer Corps, JBS International, Jill’s House, Kx Advisors, Malk Partners, National Air and Space Museum, Naval Research Laboratory, Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute, Peace Corps, Sheppard Pratt Health System, and Vanda Pharmaceuticals.
So, how do you get prepared? Here are some resources to help you.
- 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 (new window). While this article was written prior to virtual fairs, much of the advice translates to a virtual setting.
- 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!
All the best,
Jodi Schneiderman | firstname.lastname@example.org
Assistant Director, Employer Relations and Industry Advising | Health, Science, and Technology
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Article of the Week
7 Kinds of Questions to Ask at a Career Fair to Make a Great 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.
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’.