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.

September 21st, 2021

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. *Sign up by Tuesday, Sept. 14, at 3 p.m.

Location

Virtual (sign up for link)

Date & Time

September 21 - 4:00pm - 5:30pm

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September 22nd, 2021

2022 Medical/Dental/Veterinary School Applicant Information Session

2022 Medical/Dental/Veterinary School Applicant Information Session

All students applying to medical, dental, or vet school in 2022 for admission in Fall 2023 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 2022 application process will also be shared. Co-sponsored by the CCPD and the Pre-Med Committee.

Location

Fondren Jones 402

Date & Time

September 22 - 12:30pm - 1:30pm

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September 23rd, 2021

Pirate2Pro: LinkedIn & PirateConnect

Pirate2Pro: LinkedIn & PirateConnect

There are core career management skills you need to transition from Pirate to Pro(fessional). In this series, we invite you to meet 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

Prothro Center for Lifelong Learning, Ste. 140 (Career Cafe)

Date & Time

September 23 - 11:00am - 12:00pm

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September 24th, 2021

Curious Conversations: Sarah Meek ’04, Director of Government Affairs, CareFirst

Curious Conversations: Sarah Meek ’04, Director of Government Affairs, CareFirst

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 Sarah Meek ’04, Director of Government Affairs, CareFirst, in Washington, DC.

Location

Virtual (sign up for link)

Date & Time

September 24 - 12:30pm - 1:30pm

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September 25th, 2021

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. 17, at 3 p.m.

Location

Virtual (sign up for link)

Date & Time

September 25 - 9:00am - 1:00pm

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