Center for Career & Professional Development

Events

Connect with employers, alumni, and other professionals for advice and opportunities. Develop important career management skills. Join us for these upcoming events.

January 27th, 2021

Curious Conversations: Pre-Health Alumni Series feat. Physicians

Curious Conversations: Pre-Health Alumni Series feat. Physicians

As part of our career exploration series featuring “Curious Conversations” – informal Q&A sessions with alumni – the Pre-Health Alumni Series focuses specifically on the healthcare industry. Join faculty pre-health advisor Dr. Maria Cuevas and Pirate healthcare alumni to hear about what they do, how they got there, and what advice they’d offer you to do something similar. This session features alumni working as physicians.

Location

Virtual (sign up for link)

Date & Time

January 27 - 6:00pm - 7:00pm

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February 1st, 2021

Funded Internship Information Session

Funded Internship Information Session

Learn how and when to apply for funding from 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.

Location

Virtual (sign up for link)

Date & Time

February 1 - 5:00pm - 6:00pm

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February 3rd, 2021

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

February 3 - 12:30pm - 1:30pm

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February 4th, 2021

Identities in the Workplace

Identities in the Workplace

Join us for a virtual panel discussion featuring four SU alumni talking about expressions of identity in the workplace and how to navigate the workplace as a member of a marginalized community. In this session, we look at professional attire and identity, such as hair style, religious attire, and gender expression.

Location

Virtual (sign up for link)

Date & Time

February 4 - 6:00pm - 7:00pm

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February 5th, 2021

Curious Conversations: Jimmy Stanton ’96, Sr. Assoc. Athletic Director, University of Oregon

Curious Conversations: Jimmy Stanton ’96, Sr. Assoc. Athletic Director, University of Oregon

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 session features Jimmy Stanton ’96, MS,  Senior Associate Athletic Director (Communications), University of Oregon.

Location

Virtual (sign up for link)

Date & Time

February 5 - 12:30pm - 1:30pm

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