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Career & Professional Development Events for Science Majors

Resume-writing workshops, career and internship fairs, career panels, and many similar events are open to School of Science students.

Industrial Roundtable

Tuesday, 16 September 2014 - 9:30am - Wednesday, 17 September 2014 - 4:30pm
The Industrial Roundtable career fair is a job fair for engineering, science, technology and management students at Purdue University, organized by the Purdue Engineering Student Council. It is Purdue's largest job fair and one of the largest of its kind in the nation. Company seminars are held in the Stewart Center on Monday, Sept. 15th. The career fair is held outside on Memorial Mall (weather permitting) the following Tuesday and...

The Career Connection

Thursday, 25 September 2014 - 11:00am - 3:00pm
Brought to you by the Purdue Engineering and Technology Student Council and the Informatics Student Government, the Career Connection is designed for those companies specifically targeting students and alumni majoring in Engineering, Technology, and Informatics disciplines.  The Career Connection is perfect for employers who wish to meet and recruit candidates from a diverse array of technical backgrounds for internship, co-op, and...

Career Fair Success Strategies

Tuesday, 7 October 2014 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Do your hands get clammy when it’s time to “network” with employers?Do you fumble over your words and wonder what’s appropriate to say for “small talk” or an “elevator speech”?Do you wonder if that white leather jacket or that cute skirt are appropriate for landing that internship or job?If you answered yes to any of these questions, then this event is for you! Come out and learn some sure fire strategies for presenting yourself and your...

Resumania! On-the-Spot Resume Review

Wednesday, 8 October 2014 - 1:00pm - 3:00pm
 Swing by the SL/LD Lobby for a quick resume review. No appointment necessary!

Resumania! On-the-Spot Resume Review

Thursday, 9 October 2014 - 1:00pm - 3:00pm
 Swing by the SL/LD Lobby for a quick resume review. No appointment necessary!

Pre-Professional Orientation: The Path to Success

Friday, 10 October 2014 - 12:00pm - 2:00pm
Are you planning for a career in Medicine, Dentistry or Pharmacy? If so, you will not want to miss this important event to help ensure you are on the right path to success in your future career. Admissions Representatives from Medical, Dental, and Pharmacy Schools will discuss what they look for in the ideal candidate and how students can demonstrate those traits. Medical, Dental, Pharmacy students will discuss what they did during their...

Life Health Sciences Career Fair

Tuesday, 14 October 2014 - 10:00am - 3:00pm
Tuesday, October 14, 201410:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.Campus Center 450Brought to you by the School of Science Office of Pre-Professional & Career Preparation, the Life Health Sciences Career Fair is a perfect opportunity for employers to meet and recruit candidates from a diverse array of life-health science backgrounds for internships, research opportunities, and full- and part-time positions. Use the links below to learn more:Employers...

Make Your Involvement Work for YOU!

Thursday, 16 October 2014 - 2:00pm - 3:00pm
This session will be led by staff from PREPs, LHSI, and the Honors College to help students talk about the significance of their co-curricular achievements in a way that is meaningful to potential employers; students will learn how to best put their involvement (student organization memberships, officer positions, etc.) on a resume to make them stand out to employers.Visit ScienceLink to register!

MD/PhD Student Panel

Friday, 24 October 2014 - 12:00pm - 1:15pm
If you have ever thought about a career in both clinical medicine and research, come check out this event! Current students in the Medical Scientist Training Program will discuss tips for entering the program and success while in the MD/PhD program.Visit ScienceLink to register!

How Successful Pre-Professional Students Utilize their School Breaks

Tuesday, 4 November 2014 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Between major requirements and prerequisites, your semesters are jam-packed. But applying to professional school requires you to go above and beyond your course load. Learn how successful students maximize their time during school breaks to gain valuable experience and ultimately enhance their professional school application. Visit ScienceLink to register!