September 1st, 2020

Funded Internship Information Session

Funded Internship Information Session

Learn how and when to apply for fundingfrom Southwestern to support your internship experience. In order to be eligible to apply for internship funding, you must attend an info session once in your time at Southwestern. You do not yet have to have secured an internship to attend a session - we highly recommend attending a session before you even begin your internship search. Fall funding application deadline: August 28!

Location

Virtual (sign up for link)

Date & Time

September 1 - 10:00am - 11:00am

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Academic Internships Information Session

Academic Internships Information Session

SU students can earn academic credit for many internship experiences. Learn about the process to apply for credit (must be done before doing the internship and within the registration window for the intended term). Ask any questions you have about the academic internship process.

Location

Virtual (sign up for link)

Date & Time

September 1 - 5:00pm - 6:00pm

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September 15th, 2020

New Pirate Welcome!

New Pirate Welcome!

All new students are invited to this interactive session to learn about the Center for Career & Professional Development. Get a t-shirt, win door prizes, meet our crew and your fellow new Pirates, and get started on your professional development. We’re here to help you figure out what you want to do and how to get there - majors, internships, grad school, careers, etc.

Location

Virtual (sign up for link)

Date & Time

September 15 - 6:00pm - 7:00pm

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September 17th, 2020

Pre-Health Preview

Pre-Health Preview

First-year students (and other students new to the pre-health track) in ALL MAJORS should join us for our pre-health kick-off event of the year.  Even if you think you know how to get there, be sure you’re aware of the timeline and milestones that will be important and learn of numerous resources and events to help you apply to health professions schools and explore a career in health (e.g. medicine, dentistry, veterinary medicine, nursing, etc.).

Location

Virtual (sign up for link)

Date & Time

September 17 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm

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Pirate2Pro: Resumes & Cover Letters

Pirate2Pro: Resumes & Cover Letters

There are core career management skills you need to transition from Pirate to Pro(fessional). In this series, we invite you to meet virtually in small groups to learn the basics. This session focuses on developing powerful, targeted resumes and cover letters to market yourself to prospective employers.

Location

Virtual (sign up for link)

Date & Time

September 17 - 5:00pm - 6:00pm

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September 22nd, 2020

Pirate2Pro: TypeFocus Self-Assessment

Pirate2Pro: TypeFocus Self-Assessment

There are core career management skills you need to transition from Pirate to Pro(fessional). In this series, we invite you to meet virtually in small groups to learn the basics. This session focuses on exploring your strengths, interests, personality, and values as they relate to possible career options and articulating your strengths in the job search process. *NOTE: You must sign up by one week prior to the event, and you must use the online self-assessment two days prior to the event in order to participate. 

Location

Virtual (sign up for link)

Date & Time

September 22 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm

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GRE Strategy Session by Princeton Review

GRE Strategy Session by Princeton Review

If you’re applying to Master’s or PhD programs in the future, you’ll probably need to take the Graduate Record Exam (GRE). Learn strategies for preparing for and succeeding on the exam and understand test structure, content, and scoring during this live online session.

Location

Virtual (sign up for link)

Date & Time

September 22 - 5:00pm - 6:30pm

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September 23rd, 2020

Getting into Graduate School

Getting into Graduate School

Learn how to select a school, when to apply, preparing for entrance exams, getting recommendation letters, and funding issues.  Get general advice about preparing for and applying to grad school from faculty and the Center for Career & Professional Development. (Note: See separate sessions about law school and medical school.)

Location

Virtual (sign up for link)

Date & Time

September 23 - 12:30pm - 1:30pm

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September 25th, 2020

Curious Conversations: Nick Sivon ’15, Business Analyst, UBS

Curious Conversations: Nick Sivon ’15, Business Analyst, UBS

Explore career opportunities in a diverse array of Career Communities through these informal Q&A sessions with alumni and other professionals. Hear about what they do, how they got there, and what advice they’d offer you to do something similar. This semester we’re leveraging our current virtual world to highlight alumni working away from Central Texas and in careers that are not as common in our local area. This session features Nick Sivon, Business Analyst with UBS in New York, NY.

Location

Virtual (sign up for link)

Date & Time

September 25 - 12:30pm - 1:30pm

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September 26th, 2020

Practice GRE by Princeton Review

Practice GRE by Princeton Review

Try out the graduate school entrance exam, the GRE, in a free, full-length, live online setting, courtesy of test-prep provider Princeton Review. Results available online after the exam (directions provided at event). Sign up by Friday, Sept. 18, at 3 p.m.

Location

Virtual (sign up for link)

Date & Time

September 26 - 9:00am - 1:00pm

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September 29th, 2020

Curious Conversations: Shawn Pipkin-West ’94, Director, Directors Guild of America

Curious Conversations: Shawn Pipkin-West ’94, Director, Directors Guild of America

Explore career opportunities in a diverse array of Career Communities through these informal Q&A sessions with alumni and other professionals. Hear about what they do, how they got there, and what advice they’d offer you to do something similar. This semester we’re leveraging our current virtual world to highlight alumni working away from Central Texas and in careers that are not as common in our local area. This session features Shawn Pipkin-West, Director/First Assistant Director, Directors Guild of America, Los Angeles, CA.

Location

Virtual (sign up for link)

Date & Time

September 29 - 5:30pm - 6:30pm

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September 30th, 2020

Exploring Majors Fair

Exploring Majors Fair

Visit virtually with faculty from each major as you explore options before registration begins. Learn about the relationship between majors and careers, and access self-assessment tools to help you identify possibilities. Sophomores, first-years, and new transfer students may find this event especially helpful.

Location

Virtual (sign up for link)

Date & Time

September 30 - 12:30pm - 1:30pm

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Pirate2Pro: PirateConnect & LinkedIn

Pirate2Pro: PirateConnect & LinkedIn

There are core career management skills you need to transition from Pirate to Pro(fessional). In this series, we invite you to meet virtually in small groups to learn the basics. This session focuses on the most powerful job search strategy - networking - and how to leverage social networks on PirateConnect and LinkedIn.

Location

Virtual (sign up for link)

Date & Time

September 30 - 4:00pm - 5:00pm

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October 1st, 2020

LSAT Strategy Session by Princeton Review

LSAT Strategy Session by Princeton Review

If you’re applying to law school in the future, you’ll need to take the LSAT. Learn strategies for preparing for and succeeding on the exam and understand test structure, content, and scoring during this live online session.

Location

Virtual (sign up for link)

Date & Time

October 1 - 5:00pm - 6:30pm

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October 2nd, 2020

Curious Conversations: Jamie Hamlin ’05, Director of Global Themed Entertainment, Warner Media,

Curious Conversations: Jamie Hamlin ’05, Director of Global Themed Entertainment, Warner Media,

Explore career opportunities in a diverse array of Career Communities through these informal Q&A sessions with alumni and other professionals. Hear about what they do, how they got there, and what advice they’d offer you to do something similar. This semester we’re leveraging our current virtual world to highlight alumni working away from Central Texas and in careers that are not as common in our local area. This session features Jamie Hamlin, Director, Global Themed Entertainment with Warner Media - Warner Bros Consumer Products in Burbank, CA.

Location

Virtual (sign up for link)

Date & Time

October 2 - 12:30pm - 1:30pm

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October 3rd, 2020

Practice LSAT by Princeton Review

Practice LSAT by Princeton Review

Try out the law school entrance exam, the LSAT, in a free, full-length, live online setting, courtesy of test-prep provider Princeton Review. Results available online after the exam (directions provided at event). Sign up by Friday, Sept. 25, at 3 p.m.

Location

Virtual (sign up for link)

Date & Time

October 3 - 9:00am - 3:00pm

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October 6th, 2020

Curious Conversations: Clara McMichael ’17, Journalist, ABC/Freelance, New York, NY

Curious Conversations: Clara McMichael ’17, Journalist, ABC/Freelance, New York, NY

Explore career opportunities in a diverse array of Career Communities through these informal Q&A sessions with alumni and other professionals. Hear about what they do, how they got there, and what advice they’d offer you to do something similar. This semester we’re leveraging our current virtual world to highlight alumni working away from Central Texas and in careers that are not as common in our local area. This session features Clara McMichael, journalist, formerly at ABC World News Tonight and now freelancing in New York, NY.

Location

Virtual (sign up for link)

Date & Time

October 6 - 5:30pm - 6:30pm

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Curious Conversations: Kevin Hutzler ’13, Senior Research Manager, Amazon Studios

Curious Conversations: Kevin Hutzler ’13, Senior Research Manager, Amazon Studios

Explore career opportunities in a diverse array of Career Communities through these informal Q&A sessions with alumni and other professionals. Hear about what they do, how they got there, and what advice they’d offer you to do something similar. This semester we’re leveraging our current virtual world to highlight alumni working away from Central Texas and in careers that are not as common in our local area. This session features Kevin Hutzler, Senior Research Manager at Amazon Studios in California.

Location

Virtual (sign up for link)

Date & Time

October 6 - 5:30pm - 6:30pm

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October 7th, 2020

2021 Medical/Dental/Veterinary School Applicant Information Session

2021 Medical/Dental/Veterinary School Applicant Information Session

All students applying to medical or dental school in 2021 for admission in Fall 2022 should attend this session. Hear from faculty pre-health advisor Dr. Maria Cuevas about working with the campus Pre-Med Committee to acquire important letters of recommendation. Additional updates and data about the 2021 application process will also be shared. Co-sponsored by the CCPD and the Pre-Med Committee.

Location

Virtual (sign up for link)

Date & Time

October 7 - 12:30pm - 2:00pm

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October 8th, 2020

Pirate2Pro: Interviewing

Pirate2Pro: Interviewing

There are core career management skills you need to transition from Pirate to Pro(fessional). In this series, we invite you to meet virtually in small groups to learn the basics. This session focuses on sharpening your interview skills - from “Tell me about yourself” to “Give me an example of a time when…”, and much more.

Location

Virtual (sign up for event)

Date & Time

October 8 - 5:00pm - 6:00pm

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October 9th, 2020

Curious Conversations: Jessica Olson ’14, Senior Climate Lead, Sierra Club, Oakland, CA

Curious Conversations: Jessica Olson ’14, Senior Climate Lead, Sierra Club, Oakland, CA

Explore career opportunities in a diverse array of Career Communities through these informal Q&A sessions with alumni and other professionals. Hear about what they do, how they got there, and what advice they’d offer you to do something similar. This semester we’re leveraging our current virtual world to highlight alumni working away from Central Texas and in careers that are not as common in our local area. This session features Jessica Olson ’14, Senior Climate Lead, Gender Equity & Environment, Sierra Club, Oakland, CA.

Location

Virtual (sign up for link)

Date & Time

October 9 - 12:30pm - 1:30pm

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Curious Conversations: Allison Ragland ’08, Global Talent Acquisition, Tiffany & Co.

Curious Conversations: Allison Ragland ’08, Global Talent Acquisition, Tiffany & Co.

Explore career opportunities in a diverse array of Career Communities through these informal Q&A sessions with alumni and other professionals. Hear about what they do, how they got there, and what advice they’d offer you to do something similar. This semester we’re leveraging our current virtual world to highlight alumni working away from Central Texas and in careers that are not as common in our local area. This session features Allison Ragland, Global Talent Acquisition Lead - Recruitment Marketing and Sourcing, Tiffany & Co., in Seattle, WA.

Location

Virtual (sign up for link)

Date & Time

October 9 - 12:30pm - 1:30pm

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October 13th, 2020

Curious Conversations: Rosalie Bonner ’12, Account Director, Droga5

Curious Conversations: Rosalie Bonner ’12, Account Director, Droga5

Explore career opportunities in a diverse array of Career Communities through these informal Q&A sessions with alumni and other professionals. Hear about what they do, how they got there, and what advice they’d offer you to do something similar. This semester we’re leveraging our current virtual world to highlight alumni working away from Central Texas and in careers that are not as common in our local area. This session features Rosalie Bonner, Account Director at advertising agency Droga5 in New York, NY.

Location

Virtual (sign up for link)

Date & Time

October 13 - 5:30pm - 6:30pm

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October 14th, 2020

Medical School Insider: The Application

Medical School Insider: The Application

Learn about the medical school application process from SU alumna Dr. Jennifer Peel and her colleague pediatrician Dr. Bob Nolan of UT Health San Antonio.

Location

Virtual (sign up for link)

Date & Time

October 14 - 12:30pm - 1:30pm

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Pirate2Pro: Resumes & Cover Letters

Pirate2Pro: Resumes & Cover Letters

There are core career management skills you need to transition from Pirate to Pro(fessional). In this series, we invite you to meet virtually in small groups to learn the basics. This session focuses on developing powerful, targeted resumes and cover letters to market yourself to prospective employers.

Location

Virtual (sign up for link)

Date & Time

October 14 - 4:00pm - 5:00pm

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October 16th, 2020

You Hit Submit!

You Hit Submit!

Take a deep breath, BYO donuts (darn social distancing!) and join your fellow fellowship applicants for a few moments of celebration and reflection after completing the fellowship application process. If you’re submitting soon, you’re still welcome.

Location

Virtual (sign up for login)

Date & Time

October 16 - 10:00am - 11:00am

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Curious Conversations: Ty Ragland ’06, Sr. Employee Relations Manager, Microsoft

Curious Conversations: Ty Ragland ’06, Sr. Employee Relations Manager, Microsoft

Explore career opportunities in a diverse array of Career Communities through these informal Q&A sessions with alumni and other professionals. Hear about what they do, how they got there, and what advice they’d offer you to do something similar. This semester we’re leveraging our current virtual world to highlight alumni working away from Central Texas and in careers that are not as common in our local area. This session features Ty Ragland, Sr. Employee Relations Manager at Microsoft in Redmond, WA.

Location

Virtual (sign up for link)

Date & Time

October 16 - 12:30pm - 1:30pm

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Curious Conversations: Lori Higginbotham ’09, Senior Editor, ESPN

Curious Conversations: Lori Higginbotham ’09, Senior Editor, ESPN

Explore career opportunities in a diverse array of Career Communities through these informal Q&A sessions with alumni and other professionals. Hear about what they do, how they got there, and what advice they’d offer you to do something similar. This semester we’re leveraging our current virtual world to highlight alumni working away from Central Texas and in careers that are not as common in our local area. This session features Lori Higginbotham, Project Manager/Senior Editor at ESPN in Bristol, CT.

Location

Virtual (sign up for link)

Date & Time

October 16 - 12:30pm - 1:30pm

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October 17th, 2020

Practice MCAT by Princeton Review

Practice MCAT by Princeton Review

Try out the graduate school entrance exam, the GRE, in a free, full-length, live online setting, courtesy of test-prep provider Princeton Review. Results available online after the exam (directions provided at event). Sign up by Friday, Oct. 9, at 3 p.m.

Location

Virtual (sign up for link)

Date & Time

October 17 - 9:00am - 5:00pm

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October 20th, 2020

Pirate2Pro: PirateConnect & LinkedIn

Pirate2Pro: PirateConnect & LinkedIn

There are core career management skills you need to transition from Pirate to Pro(fessional). In this series, we invite you to meet virtually in small groups to learn the basics. This session focuses on the most powerful job search strategy - networking - and how to leverage social networks on PirateConnect and LinkedIn.

Location

Virtual (sign up for link)

Date & Time

October 20 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm

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Curious Conversations: Markell Henderson ’19, Bond Portfolio Manager, Northern Trust

Curious Conversations: Markell Henderson ’19, Bond Portfolio Manager, Northern Trust

Explore career opportunities in a diverse array of Career Communities through these informal Q&A sessions with alumni and other professionals. Hear about what they do, how they got there, and what advice they’d offer you to do something similar. This semester we’re leveraging our current virtual world to highlight alumni working away from Central Texas and in careers that are not as common in our local area. This session features Markell Henderson, Bond Portfolio Manager (Asset Management), at Northern Trust in Chicago, IL.

Location

Virtual (sign up for link)

Date & Time

October 20 - 5:30pm - 6:30pm

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October 22nd, 2020

Law School Confidential

Law School Confidential

Representatives from Baylor College of Law and SMU Dedman School of Law will share advice about the law school admission process.

Location

Virtual (sign up for link)

Date & Time

October 22 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm

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October 23rd, 2020

Curious Conversations: Robert Frost ’13, Freelance Musician and Voice Educator

Curious Conversations: Robert Frost ’13, Freelance Musician and Voice Educator

Explore career opportunities in a diverse array of Career Communities through these informal Q&A sessions with alumni and other professionals. Hear about what they do, how they got there, and what advice they’d offer you to do something similar. This semester we’re leveraging our current virtual world to highlight alumni working away from Central Texas and in careers that are not as common in our local area. This session features Robert Frost, Freelance Musician and Educator in New York, NY.

Location

Virtual (sign up for link)

Date & Time

October 23 - 12:30pm - 1:30pm

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October 27th, 2020

Curious Conversations: Kristin Starodub ’99, Principal, Deloitte

Curious Conversations: Kristin Starodub ’99, Principal, Deloitte

Explore career opportunities in a diverse array of Career Communities through these informal Q&A sessions with alumni and other professionals. Hear about what they do, how they got there, and what advice they’d offer you to do something similar. This semester we’re leveraging our current virtual world to highlight alumni working away from Central Texas and in careers that are not as common in our local area. This session features Kristin Starodub, Principal at Deloitte Consulting in Houston, TX.

Location

Virtual (sign up for link)

Date & Time

October 27 - 5:30pm - 6:30pm

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October 28th, 2020

Fall 2020 Internship & Career Fair

Fall 2020 Internship & Career Fair

Meet employers seeking to fill internship and full-time positions in a variety of industries during this virtual fair. You must submit a resume to participate.

Location

Virtual (sign up for link)

Date & Time

October 28 - 11:30am - 1:30pm

October 29th, 2020

Pirate2Pro: TypeFocus Self-Assessment

Pirate2Pro: TypeFocus Self-Assessment

There are core career management skills you need to transition from Pirate to Pro(fessional). In this series, we invite you to meet virtually in small groups to learn the basics. This session focuses on exploring your strengths, interests, personality, and values as they relate to possible career options and articulating your strengths in the job search process. *NOTE: You must sign up by one week prior to the event, and you must use the online self-assessment two days prior to the event in order to participate. 

Location

Video (sign up for link)

Date & Time

October 29 - 5:00pm - 6:00pm

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October 30th, 2020

Curious Conversations: Maddie Robertson ’09, Senior Account Director, We Are Alexander

Curious Conversations: Maddie Robertson ’09, Senior Account Director, We Are Alexander

Explore career opportunities in a diverse array of Career Communities through these informal Q&A sessions with alumni and other professionals. Hear about what they do, how they got there, and what advice they’d offer you to do something similar. This semester we’re leveraging our current virtual world to highlight alumni working away from Central Texas and in careers that are not as common in our local area. This session features Maddie Robertson, Senior Account Director at marketing agency We Are Alexander in New York, NY.

Location

Virtual (sign up for link)

Date & Time

October 30 - 12:30pm - 1:30pm

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November 3rd, 2020

Curious Conversations: Michael Maine ’07, Creative Director/Owner, Menrva Labs

Curious Conversations: Michael Maine ’07, Creative Director/Owner, Menrva Labs

Explore career opportunities in a diverse array of Career Communities through these informal Q&A sessions with alumni and other professionals. Hear about what they do, how they got there, and what advice they’d offer you to do something similar. This semester we’re leveraging our current virtual world to highlight alumni working away from Central Texas and in careers that are not as common in our local area. This session features Michael Maine, Owner/Creative Director, Menrva Labs, LLC in Seattle, WA.

Location

Virtual (sign up for link)

Date & Time

November 3 - 5:30pm - 6:30pm

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November 4th, 2020

Fellowships 101

Fellowships 101

Nationally competitive fellowships and scholarships are significant monetary awards and professionally developing experiences usually awarded on the basis of merit - a high record of achievement - rather than financial need. They support a range of purposeful domestic and international activities, including undergraduate research, language study/other study abroad, self-designed projects, teaching and service, graduate or professional study, or even internships and professional experience. Learn what options may be available to you!

Location

Virtual (sign up for link)

Date & Time

November 4 - 12:30pm - 1:30pm

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Pirate2Pro: Interviewing

Pirate2Pro: Interviewing

There are core career management skills you need to transition from Pirate to Pro(fessional). In this series, we invite you to meet virtually in small groups to learn the basics. This session focuses on sharpening your interview skills - from “Tell me about yourself” to “Give me an example of a time when…”, and much more.

Location

Virtual (sign up for link)

Date & Time

November 4 - 4:00pm - 5:00pm

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November 5th, 2020

Pre-Health “Check-Up” for Sophomores

Pre-Health “Check-Up” for Sophomores

Faculty pre-health advisor Dr. Maria Cuevas will review important information and milestones for sophomores considering health professions graduate programs and careers. 

Location

Virtual (sign up for link)

Date & Time

November 5 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm

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November 6th, 2020

Curious Conversations: Jessica Hager ’08, Director of Healthcare Partnerships & Nutrition, Feeding America

Curious Conversations: Jessica Hager ’08, Director of Healthcare Partnerships & Nutrition, Feeding America

Explore career opportunities in a diverse array of Career Communities through these informal Q&A sessions with alumni and other professionals. Hear about what they do, how they got there, and what advice they’d offer you to do something similar. This semester we’re leveraging our current virtual world to highlight alumni working away from Central Texas and in careers that are not as common in our local area. This session features Jessica Hager, Director, Healthcare Partnerships and Nutrition, at Feeding America in Chicago, IL.

Location

Virtual (sign up for link)

Date & Time

November 6 - 12:30pm - 1:30pm

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November 10th, 2020

Curious Conversations: Mandy Koohi ’15, International Intelligence Analyst, Booz Allen Hamilton

Curious Conversations: Mandy Koohi ’15, International Intelligence Analyst, Booz Allen Hamilton

Explore career opportunities in a diverse array of Career Communities through these informal Q&A sessions with alumni and other professionals. Hear about what they do, how they got there, and what advice they’d offer you to do something similar. This semester we’re leveraging our current virtual world to highlight alumni working away from Central Texas and in careers that are not as common in our local area. This session features Mandy Koohi, International Intelligence Analyst at Booz Allen Hamilton in Arlington, VA.

Location

Virtual (sign up for link)

Date & Time

November 10 - 5:30pm - 6:30pm

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November 11th, 2020

Southwestern Stars Internship Showcase

Southwestern Stars Internship Showcase

Hear from current students as they share their internship experiences from this past year and their tips/advice for you.

Location

Virtual (sign up for link)

Date & Time

November 11 - 5:00pm - 6:00pm

November 12th, 2020

MCAT Strategy Session by Princeton Review

MCAT Strategy Session by Princeton Review

Are you planning to apply to medical school and need to take the MCAT? Take advantage of this FREE workshop offered by Princeton Review in collaboration with the Center for Career & Professional Development. Learn the latest on this important exam.

Location

Virtual (sign up for link)

Date & Time

November 12 - 5:00pm - 6:30pm

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November 13th, 2020

Curious Conversations: Colin Berr ’13, Founder & CEO, MentorLane

Curious Conversations: Colin Berr ’13, Founder & CEO, MentorLane

Explore career opportunities in a diverse array of Career Communities through these informal Q&A sessions with alumni and other professionals. Hear about what they do, how they got there, and what advice they’d offer you to do something similar. This semester we’re leveraging our current virtual world to highlight alumni working away from Central Texas and in careers that are not as common in our local area. This session features Colin Berr, Founder and CEO of Mentor Lane in Frankfurt, Germany.

Location

Virtual (sign up for link)

Date & Time

November 13 - 12:30pm - 1:30pm

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November 17th, 2020

Pirate2Pro: Resumes & Cover Letters

Pirate2Pro: Resumes & Cover Letters

There are core career management skills you need to transition from Pirate to Pro(fessional). In this series, we invite you to meet virtually in small groups to learn the basics. This session focuses on developing powerful, targeted resumes and cover letters to market yourself to prospective employers.

Location

Virtual (sign up for link)

Date & Time

November 17 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm

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November 20th, 2020

Curious Conversations: Susan Slagle Rogers ’83, Producer, Gaumont Animation USA

Curious Conversations: Susan Slagle Rogers ’83, Producer, Gaumont Animation USA

Explore career opportunities in a diverse array of Career Communities through these informal Q&A sessions with alumni and other professionals. Hear about what they do, how they got there, and what advice they’d offer you to do something similar. This semester we’re leveraging our current virtual world to highlight alumni working away from Central Texas and in careers that are not as common in our local area. This session features Susan Slagle Rogers, Producer at Gaumont Animation USA in Los Angeles, CA.

Location

Virtual (sign up for link)

Date & Time

November 20 - 12:30pm - 1:30pm

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November 24th, 2020

Pirate2Pro: Interviewing

Pirate2Pro: Interviewing

There are core career management skills you need to transition from Pirate to Pro(fessional). In this series, we invite you to meet virtually in small groups to learn the basics. This session focuses on sharpening your interview skills - from “Tell me about yourself” to “Give me an example of a time when…”, and much more.

Location

Virtual (sign up for link)

Date & Time

November 24 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm

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December 3rd, 2020

Pirate2Pro: PirateConnect & LinkedIn

Pirate2Pro: PirateConnect & LinkedIn

There are core career management skills you need to transition from Pirate to Pro(fessional). In this series, we invite you to meet virtually in small groups to learn the basics. This session focuses on the most powerful job search strategy - networking - and how to leverage social networks on PirateConnect and LinkedIn.

Location

Virtual (sign up for link)

Date & Time

December 3 - 5:00pm - 6:00pm

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December 4th, 2020

Curious Conversations: Charlie Stern ’04, Analyst in Natural Resources Policy, Congressional Research Service

Curious Conversations: Charlie Stern ’04, Analyst in Natural Resources Policy, Congressional Research Service

Explore career opportunities in a diverse array of Career Communities through these informal Q&A sessions with alumni and other professionals. Hear about what they do, how they got there, and what advice they’d offer you to do something similar. This semester we’re leveraging our current virtual world to highlight alumni working away from Central Texas and in careers that are not as common in our local area. This session features Charlie Stern, Analyst in Natural Resources Policy at the Congressional Research Service in Washington, DC.

Location

Virtual (sign up for link)

Date & Time

December 4 - 12:30pm - 1:30pm

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December 9th, 2020

Pirate2Pro: TypeFocus Self-Assessment

Pirate2Pro: TypeFocus Self-Assessment

There are core career management skills you need to transition from Pirate to Pro(fessional). In this series, we invite you to meet virtually in small groups to learn the basics. This session focuses on exploring your strengths, interests, personality, and values as they relate to possible career options and articulating your strengths in the job search process. *NOTE: You must sign up by one week prior to the event, and you must use the online self-assessment two days prior to the event in order to participate. 

Location

Virtual (sign up for link)

Date & Time

December 9 - 4:00pm - 5:00pm

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