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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.

  • Information Session on the Early Assurance Program with the Drexel University College of Medicine

    Friday, April 20, 2018

    3:30 PM-4:30 PM

    3201 Arch, Steinbright Career Development Center, Suite 250

    • Undergraduate Students
    • Graduate Students
    • Senior Class
    • Alumni

    This program is for freshmen and sophomores who are interested in attending the Drexel University College of Medicine (DUCOM) and are considering applying to DUCOM through the Early Assurance Program (EAP).  Students who wish to be considered for the EAP need to submit an application to the University Health Professions Committee in October of their junior year.

    Topics to be covered include:
    •    developing a competitive application, both for the EAP and for the general medical school application process
    •    factors to consider in making the commitment to this provisional early acceptance program
    •    overviews of the EAP application process and the general medical school application process

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  • Senior Series: Take Control and Get a Job

    Wednesday, April 25, 2018

    10:00 AM-11:00 AM

    3201 Arch, Steinbright Career Development Center, Suite 250

    • Undergraduate Students
    • Senior Class

    Take control of your job search and identify strategies for finding full-time employment upon graduation. You don’t have to just apply online and wait for employers to call.  You can increase your chances!

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  • Careers in Navy Medicine – U.S. Navy Scholarships for Medical and Dental School

    Wednesday, April 25, 2018

    12:00 PM-1:00 PM

    Hagerty Library L33 Learning Lab

    • Undergraduate Students
    • Graduate Students
    • Senior Class
    • Alumni

    Interested in learning more about careers in military medicine?  Representatives from the U.S. Navy will present an overview of career options in Navy Health Care and information about the Navy Health Professions Scholarship Program for medical and dental school.

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  • Freshman Series: Open Resume Reviews

    Thursday, April 26, 2018

    2:00 PM-5:00 PM

    3201 Arch, Steinbright Career Development Center, Suite 250

    • Undergraduate Students

    Stop by the SCDC for a 15-minute resume review during this open drop-in session. If you are currently in Co-op 101 this is a great way to get some final suggestions before submitting a resume for your assignment. Check “resume” off your to-do list!

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  • Freshman Series: Open Resume Reviews

    Monday, April 30, 2018

    9:00 AM-1:00 PM

    3201 Arch, Steinbright Career Development Center, Suite 250

    • Undergraduate Students

    Stop by the SCDC for a 15-minute resume review during this open drop-in session. If you are currently in Co-op 101 this is a great way to get some final suggestions before submitting a resume for your assignment. Check “resume” off your to-do list!

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  • Writing personal statements for medical or dental school applications

    Tuesday, May 1, 2018

    12:00 PM-1:00 PM

    Hagerty Library L33 Learning Lab

    • Undergraduate Students
    • Graduate Students
    • Senior Class
    • 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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  • Writing personal statements for medical or dental school applications

    Wednesday, May 2, 2018

    5:30 PM-6:30 PM

    3201 Arch, Steinbright Career Development Center, Suite 222

    • Undergraduate Students
    • Graduate Students
    • Senior Class
    • 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: Optimizing the Effectiveness of LinkedIn for Your Job Search

    Monday and Tuesday, May 7 & 8, 2018

    1:00 PM-2:00 PM

    3201 Arch, Steinbright Career Development Center, Suite 250

    • Undergraduate Students
    • Senior Class

    Learn effective ways to make connections that may lead to a job and the right way to identify and connect with recruiters.

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  • Freshman Series: Network to Get Work: Professional Communication

    Tuesday, May 8, 2018

    12:00 PM-1:00 PM

    Hagerty Library Room 33

    • Undergraduate Students

    Learn how to reach out to professionals using LinkedIn, draft impactful emails that will get a response, and the etiquette of when to reach out, how to reach out, and when to follow up.

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  • Senior Series: Job Search Strategies for International Students

    Tuesday, May 8, 2018

    1:00 PM-2:00 PM

    3201 Arch, Steinbright Career Development Center, Suite 250

    • Undergraduate Students
    • Senior Class

    Explore all your employment options and expand your search to land a job after graduation.

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