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Workshops

Students and alumni are invited to attend our workshops to learn more about exploring careers, job search and interview strategies, and a number of other important career planning topics.

  • Grad Co-op: Job Search Workshop

    Thursday, February 23, 2017

    1:30 PM-2:30 PM

    Steinbright Career Development Center, 3201 Arch Street, Suite 222

    • Graduate Students

    Graduate co-op students will learn the strategies for job searching utilizing professional associations, networking with LinkedIn and databases to develop an effective job search plan.

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  • International Co-op Overview

    Monday, February 27, 2017

    1:00 PM-2:00 PM

    Steinbright Career Development Center Conference Room – Suite 250 3201 Arch Street

    • Undergraduate Students

    China, Australia, Germany… co-op students have you considered working abroad but were unsure how to get started?  The Steinbright Career Development Center will host an International Co-op Overview, an opportunity to learn more about international co-op opportunities.  Available programs, funding your trip, financial awards, and the application process are among the topics to be discussed.

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  • Writing personal statements for medical or dental school applications

    Tuesday, February 28, 2017

    4:00 PM-5:00 PM

    Steinbright Career Development Center Suite 250 3201 Arch Street Philadelphia, PA 19104

    • Undergraduate Students
    • Graduate Students
    • Alumni

    The personal statement is your opportunity to introduce yourself to admissions committees and to demonstrate an informed and mature perspective on your motivation and passion for a career in medicine or dentistry. The task of “telling your story” in one single-spaced page of text can be daunting at first, but this workshop will provide tips on choosing topics for and getting started on the personal statement. The AMCAS, AACOMAS, TMDSAS, and AADSAS applications also include sections to describe work, volunteer, and extracurricular activities; thus, the relationship between these sections of the applications and the personal statement will be also be discussed.

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  • Senior Series: Power Half Hour – Cover Letters That Work

    Thursday, March 2, 2017

    12:30 PM-1:00 PM

    Steinbright Career Development Center,3201 Arch Street, Suite 250 Conference Room

    • Undergraduate Students
    • Senior Class

    Learn the best strategies for writing the most effective cover letters in an information-packed half hour.

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  • Introduction to Postbaccalaureate (Postbac) Prehealth Programs

    Thursday, March 2, 2017

    6:00 PM-7:00 PM

    Steinbright Career Development Center Suite 250 3201 Arch Street Philadelphia, PA 19104

    • Undergraduate Students
    • Graduate Students
    • Alumni

    Postbac programs are programs of study at the undergraduate or graduate level for individuals who have already earned a bachelor’s degree and who are either career changers seeking to take science courses for the first time or students seeking to improve the competitiveness of their application for admission to medical or other health professional schools. This workshop will focus primarily on postbac programs directed to academic record enhancement and will provide an overview of academic, professional, and financial considerations to explore in choosing where to apply to postbac programs.

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  • Senior Series: H1-B Visa Workshop Presented by ISSS

    Monday, March 6, 2017

    10:00 AM-11:00 AM

    Steinbright Career Development Center,3201 Arch Street, Suite 222 Multipurpose Room

    • Undergraduate Students
    • Senior Class

    An in-depth presentation on OPT and the H1-B visa process for international students.

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  • Creating Effective Cover Letters

    Monday, March 6, 2017

    3:00 PM-4:00 PM

    Steinbright Career Development Center Conference Room – Suite 250 3201 Arch Street

    • Undergraduate Students
    • Graduate Students

    The Steinbright Career Development Center will host a presentation on Creating Effective Cover Letters.  Presenting skills, experience and individuality to an employer are essential to a good cover letter. Attendees will learn techniques for constructing a solid, concise, effective cover letter. Matching qualifications to job descriptions will also be explored. 

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  • Developing Your Curriculum Vitae

    Monday, March 6, 2017

    4:00 PM-5:00 PM

    Steinbright Career Development Center Conference Room – Suite 250 3201 Arch Street

    • Undergraduate Students
    • Graduate Students

    Many situations require curriculum vitae (CV): international and research co-ops, graduate school admission and study abroad applications to name a few. The Steinbright Career Development Center will present a workshop designed for students just beginning to develop their CVs. The differences between resumes and CVs and the essential sections of a CV are among the topics to be discussed.

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  • Senior Series: LinkedIn Strategies

    Tuesday, March 7, 2017

    3:00 PM-4:00 PM

    Steinbright Career Development Center,3201 Arch Street, Suite 250 Conference Room

    • Undergraduate Students
    • Senior Class

    If most people get a job through someone they know, what do you do if you don’t know anyone? This workshop will kick start your use of LinkedIn (a valuable job search tool) and help you learn basic networking techniques.

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  • Senior Series – Salary Negotiation

    Monday, March 13, 2017

    3:00 PM-4:00 PM

    Steinbright Career Development Center,3201 Arch Street, Suite 250 Conference Room

    • Undergraduate Students
    • Senior Class

    Most people are uncomfortable or don’t know how to negotiate their salary once they receive an offer. Attend this workshop to find out how.

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