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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.

  • Career Fair Prep Workshop

    Tuesday, October 4, 2016

    4:00 PM-5:00 PM

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

    • Undergraduate Students
    • Graduate Students
    • Senior Class

    Students should attend a Career Fair Prep Workshop to learn how to research employers, impress recruiters and take full advantage of this opportunity in front of over 280 companies. 

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  • Writing personal statements for medical or dental school applications

    Thursday, October 6, 2016

    5:30 PM-6:30 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, 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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  • International Co-op Overview

    Tuesday, October 11, 2016

    4:00 PM-5:00 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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  • Senior Series - Cover Letter that Work, Power Half Hour

    Wednesday, October 12, 2016

    3:30 PM-4:00 PM

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

    • Undergraduate Students
    • Graduate Students
    • Senior Class

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

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  • Info Session - St. Georges University School of Medicine, Grenada

    Wednesday, October 12, 2016

    5:30 PM-6:30 PM

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

    • Undergraduate Students
    • Graduate Students
    • Alumni

    Erin O’Brien, Assistant Director of Admission, St. George’s University, which is located on the island of Grenada in the Caribbean, will be presenting an info session on educational opportunities and admission to SGU. Note that there are many serious issues and professional/financial risk factors to assess when considering whether to apply to a foreign medical school. At the start of the info session the Drexel Prehealth Advisor Mary Beth Davis will briefly review some of these issues and provide some specific information on factors to evaluate when researching foreign medical schools.

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  • Health Professional Careers in the U.S. Navy

    Thursday, October 13, 2016

    4:00 PM-5:00 PM

    Papadakis Integrated Sciences Building Room 107 33rd and Chestnut Streets Philadelphia, PA 19104

    • Undergraduate Students
    • Graduate Students
    • Alumni

    Interested in learning more about careers in military medicine? The vast health care networks in the United States military include a diverse range of clinical care professions (physician, dentist, nursing, optometry, pharmacy, clinical psychology, podiatry, physician assistant, etc.) as well as health care administration and research science. Representatives from the U.S. Navy will present an overview of career options in Navy Health Care and the range of financial incentive programs for students enrolled in designated health care professions to complete degree/certification requirements and obtain a commission in the Medical Service Corps (MSC). Information will also be available about the Health Professions Scholarship Program for medical and dental school.

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  • How to Get a Job with Infineum

    Friday, October 14, 2016

    5:00 PM-6:00 PM

    Steinbright Career Development Center, 3201 Arch Street, Suite 222

    • Undergraduate Students
    • Graduate Students
    • Senior Class

    Info session with Infineum for Chemical Engineering and Mechanical Engineering students.

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  • Senior Series-Acing a Job Interview Presented by Vanguard

    Tuesday, October 18, 2016

    12:00 PM-1:00 PM

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

    • Undergraduate Students
    • Graduate Students
    • Senior Class

    Come learn how to be successful during the interview process for your next job opportunity. This session will prepare you for the typical interview process including behavioral based interviews and how to craft the most successful responses. At the completion of this session, you will take away the tips and tools to ace your next interview. Food will be provided. Please RSPV to pvp38@drexel.edu by October 17th.

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  • U.S. Army Scholarships for Medical and Dental School

    Tuesday, October 18, 2016

    3:00 PM-4:00 PM

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

    • Undergraduate Students
    • Graduate Students
    • Alumni

    Interested in learning more about careers in military medicine? Recruiters from the U.S. Army will discuss career opportunities in Army Medicine, and they will present information on the Health Professions Scholarship Program for medical and dental school.

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  • Financing Medical School Workshop

    Wednesday, October 19, 2016

    5:30 PM-6:30 PM

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

    • Undergraduate Students
    • Graduate Students
    • Alumni

    This workshop is directed to students and alumni who are currently applying to medical school for 2017 matriculation or who will be applying next summer for 2018 matriculation. The presentation will provide an overview of the costs incurred in the medical school application process and the costs of attending medical school (i.e. tuition, fees, living expenses, etc.). Other topics to be discussed include exploring resources for financing medical school through Federal loans, loan repayment programs, and service obligation scholarships.

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