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September 2019

Fall Career Days at University Park

September 17 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 11:00 am, repeating until September 19, 2019

Bryce Jordan Center – Penn State University Park, 127 Bryce Jordan Center
University Park, PA 16802 United States
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As part of Fall Career Days at Penn State University Park, several employers will be recruiting biomedical/life science and public health students and graduates for full-time and internship opportunities. Sept. 17, 2019: Non-technical full-time recruiting day Sept. 18, 2019: Internship and co-op recruiting day Sept. 19, 2019: Technical full-time recruiting day See details and a list of participating employers.

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Fall Career Days at University Park

September 18 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 11:00 am, repeating until September 19, 2019

Bryce Jordan Center – Penn State University Park, 127 Bryce Jordan Center
University Park, PA 16802 United States
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As part of Fall Career Days at Penn State University Park, several employers will be recruiting biomedical/life science and public health students and graduates for full-time and internship opportunities. Sept. 17, 2019: Non-technical full-time recruiting day Sept. 18, 2019: Internship and co-op recruiting day Sept. 19, 2019: Technical full-time recruiting day See details and a list of participating employers.

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Fall Career Days at University Park

September 19 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 11:00 am, repeating until September 19, 2019

Bryce Jordan Center – Penn State University Park, 127 Bryce Jordan Center
University Park, PA 16802 United States
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As part of Fall Career Days at Penn State University Park, several employers will be recruiting biomedical/life science and public health students and graduates for full-time and internship opportunities. Sept. 17, 2019: Non-technical full-time recruiting day Sept. 18, 2019: Internship and co-op recruiting day Sept. 19, 2019: Technical full-time recruiting day See details and a list of participating employers.

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October 2019

Workshop: Telling Your Science Story

October 3 @ 9:30 am - 2:00 pm
University Conference Center, 30 Conference Drive
Hershey, PA 17033 United States
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This workshop will be presented by Language ConnectEd and is co-hosted by Career Services and the Office of Postdoctoral Affairs. The four-hour intensive workshop is designed to assist participants in communicating their science to broad audiences. Participants will analyze example components of effective storytelling about scientific research, frame their ideas to tell their own story, practice telling their story to peers and give/receive feedback on their story. Best practices and strategies for networking will also be discussed. Lunch and refreshments…

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Federal hiring and USAJobs workshop

October 10 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Room C1832 – Penn State College of Medicine, 700 HMC Crescent Road
Hershey, PA 17033 United States
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In this workshop, presented by the Office of Personnel Management (the hiring arm of federal government), Karlos DelToro, Senior Federal Recruitment Adviser, will discuss the federal hiring process, USAJobs and opportunities available for advanced degree candidates.

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Networking and informational interviewing

October 14 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Room C1832 – Penn State College of Medicine, 700 HMC Crescent Road
Hershey, PA 17033 United States
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In this session, participants will learn how to make connections and build rapport while increasing their professional network. This is important because up to 80 percent of jobs are found through networking. Participants will learn how to craft an "elevator speech," enhance their networking skills and manage follow-up through conducting informational interviews.

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Graduate Education Etiquette Dinner

October 18 @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
University Conference Center, 30 Conference Drive
Hershey, PA 17033 United States
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$20

As part of the Graduate and Postdoctoral Career Day event, Career Services at Penn State College of Medicine is hosting an etiquette dinner. The etiquette dinner is an interactive and dynamic event featuring a facilitated dining and networking experience. Graduate students and postdoctoral scholars will have the chance to meet and network with alumni and other professionals while enjoying a formal, three-course meal. Graduate students and postdocs: The dinner is free, however, a refundable deposit of $20 is required with registration.…

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10th Biennial Graduate and Postdoctoral Career Day

October 19 @ 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Penn State College of Medicine, 700 HMC Crescent Road
Hershey, PA 17033 United States
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Career Day is a day-long educational and networking event for graduate students and postdoctoral fellows to learn about a wide range of career options and experiences available to those with advanced degrees in the biomedical sciences and public health. The day will be divided into four career tracks: business, research, alternative and public health, with approximately 14-16 different panels. Online registration will become available in August 2019.

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Create Your Career: A seminar featuring Mel Billingsley, PhD

October 25 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
Room C1845 A/B – Penn State College of Medicine, 700 HMC Crescent Road
Hershey, PA 17033 United States
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Mel Billingsley, PhD, professor of pharmacology at George Washington University, is president and CEO of the Life Science Greenhouse of Central Pennsylvania; professor of pharmacology at Penn State College of Medicine; and professor of biotechnology and entrepreneurship at Penn State Harrisburg. He will present on his career path as a research scientist, educator, consultant and investor. Dr. Billingsley will highlight how he successfully made each career transition and offer tips for students and postdocs. Lunch will be provided starting at…

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November 2019

Webinar: Certified in Public Health credentialing

November 7 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

This webinar, presented by the National Board of Public Health Examiners, will provide information for students interested in earning the Certified in Public Health (CPH) credential.

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Lunch and Learn: Building Positive Work Relationships

November 15 @ 12:15 pm - 1:15 pm
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One event on November 22, 2019 at 12:00 pm

Various Locations, 500 University Drive
Hershey, PA 17033 United States
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In this event, co-hosted by Career Services and the Office of Student Mental Health and Counseling, students and postdocs who participate can increase awareness of themselves and different personalities through a two-part guided, interactive workshop.

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Negotiating Offers

November 19 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Room C1804 – Penn State College of Medicine, 700 HMC Crescent Road
Hershey, PA 17033 United States
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This workshop will teach student participants to negotiate job offers effectively by learning how to handle the initial offer, understanding which items to negotiate as well as academic and non-academic considerations, doing research, employing effective negotiation strategies and preparing for the conversation. Best practices and resources will help students negotiate a compensation package with confidence and poise.

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Lunch and Learn: Building Positive Work Relationships

November 22 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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One event on November 22, 2019 at 12:00 pm

Various Locations, 500 University Drive
Hershey, PA 17033 United States
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In this event, co-hosted by Career Services and the Office of Student Mental Health and Counseling, students and postdocs who participate can increase awareness of themselves and different personalities through a two-part guided, interactive workshop.

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December 2019

LinkedIn and Cocoa Café

December 4 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Room C5602 – Penn State College of Medicine, 700 HMC Crescent Road
Hershey, PA 17033 United States
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As the fall semester comes to a close, Career Services invites students to unwind with a treat from the hot cocoa bar (with toppings!) and decorate some festive ornaments. Career information will be available, as well as the opportunity to have a LinkedIn profile picture taken.

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