OMA&D Academic Counseling Services

 

DATE WORKSHOP TIME / LOCATION
Thursday, January 16th Statement of Purpose 7:00PM | MGH 238
Monday, January 20th Statement of Purpose 6:00PM | MGH 254
Tuesday, January 28th Resumes/Cover Letters 6:00PM | MGH 254
Wednesday, February 12th Resumes/Cover Letters 6:00PM | MGH
Sunday, February 23rd Resumes/Cover Letters 6:00PM | MGH
Thursday, February 27th Self-Editing 6:00PM | MGH
Monday, March 10th English 131 Outcomes Workshop 5:00PM | MGH
Tuesday, March 11th English 131 Outcomes Workshop 5:00PM |Poplar Hall 106
Wednesday, March 12th English 131 Outcomes Workshop 5:00PM |McCarty Hall 334
Thursday, March 13th English 131 Outcomes Workshop 5:00PM | MGH

 

Saturday ~ February 22, 2014

D209 Health Sciences Bldg

10:00 a.m. ~ Noon

 Are you interested in a future in dentistry?

Do you have questions about?

How to apply to dental school

When to apply to dental school

What pre-requisite courses to take

How to prepare your personal statement or who to ask for references

 Join us for a discussion with admissions staff & current dental students

 To register for this event

please send an email with your Full name and Contact information to:

idds@uw.edu

 

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Career (Re)Launch Workshop

Whether you’re looking to land your first job or transition to a new role after being in the workforce for several years, the UW Career Center can help guide you through your next move. The Career (Re)Launch Workshop combines three key job search workshops for alumni:

LinkedIn or Left Out?
How to build or improve an existing LinkedIn profile and use it effectively to network and gather career information.

Job Search Strategies
Learn about the most successful job search strategies, how to use them and tips for finding a job in a recovering economy.

Successful Interviewing
Practical information and tips to help you ace any interview by exploring popular questions and how to answer them, interview preparation techniques and more.

Coffee and light refreshments provided by Starbucks.

When: Thursday, Feb. 27
5:30–8:30 p.m.
Where: Mary Gates Hall, Room 134
UW Career Center, Seattle Campus
Cost: Free; advance registration encouraged.

 Register Here

 

OMA&D EOP and Career Services Presents: “How to Make a Powerful First Impression”  Career Workshop

GOAL: Be Prepared to start 2014 STRONG, EMPOWERED & READY for opportunities.

  • Learn How to Tell Your Story – Develop an effective “Elevator Speech”
  • Career Networking Tips – Be prepared for upcoming Career and Internship Fairs and other exciting opportunities
  • Building Professional Relationships – Learn how to meet and connect with Faculty & Professionals
  • Connect with UW Career Counselor, Tina Wang – Take advantage of great Career Resources

tina wangCheck out Tina Wang’s biography on the Career Center website  

DATE:   Wed. January 22, 2014

TIME:  3PM-4:30PM PLACE: Ethnic Cultural Center (ECC) Unity Room – (3931 Brooklyn Ave & NE 40th)

Workshop Facilitators: Tina Wang, UW Career Counselor and Linda Ando, EOP Academic Adviser

WHO:  OMA&D Students (EOP/SSS/CAMP/Champions/Diversity & Costco Scholars)

RSVP: Sign Up EARLY, Deadline Date: Monday, January 20th – Enrollment 30 Students

**Send your FULL NAME, Student ID #, Major Interests ** to riziki@uw.edu (Linda/EOP)   Any questions, contact Linda Ando, EOP Adviser at riziki@uw.edu or 206-221-2836

It’s that time of year again!!!!
The University of Washington Minority Association of Pre-Health Students (MAPS) and Chicanos/Latinos for Community Medicine (CCM) chapters bring to you THE Annual Pre-Health Conference!!!

Every year this conference helps to cultivate, educate and inspire the next generation of culturally competent health professionals!!

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THEME: Diversifying Health Though Education

When: Saturday, February 8th 9AM- 6PM (on-site registration starting at 8:15 AM)

Where: Johnson Hall, University of Washington (NE Grant Lane & W Stevens Way NE, Seattle, WA, 98105)

Who: Open to public – ANY student interested in ANY discipline of health sciences (pre-med, pre-dent, pre-nursing, pre-pharm, social work, public health, etc)

What: Renowned key note speakers, sessions on health disparities, current health issues, professional development, hands on workshops, and professional student panels.

REGISTER & PURCHASE TICKETS:

http://uwprehealthconference.bpt.me/

EARLY REGISTRATION: General: $10|| High School Students: free
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***THROUGHOUT THE DAY***

–> 3 RENOWNED Key Note Speakers

–>LIVE MCAT/DAT AUCTION

–>MOCK INTERVIEWS offered by UW Medical & Dental Students!!!

–>HEADSHOT PHOTOS

***WORKSHOPS****

9:40-10:40AM
Introduction to the Social Determinants of Health:
–>Immigrant/undocumented health disparities
–>LGBTQ Health & Health Disparities
–>Global Health Disparities
–>”Invisible Population” Health Disparities

10:50-11:50AM
Exploring Health Careers
–> Interdisciplinary Panel
–> Visual (acupunture/chiropractor)
–> DO. vs. MD. vs. Naturopath
–> Public Health & Social Work

1:50-2:50 PM
Session #3:
–> Personal Statement
–> MCAT Changes for 2015 & test-taking strategies
–> Research
–> Stress management “Study smarter, not harder”
–> Conducting yourself as a professional
–> College Admission Workshop

3:00-4:30 PM
Hands on Workshops:
–>Dental Simulations
–>Vitals
–>Suturing

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EARLY REGISTRATION: Undergraduates Students: $10|| High School Students: free

AT DOOR: Undergraduates Students: $15|| High School Students: free
(School ID required for discount at the door)

***Breakfast and lunch included with registration!***

Raffle & prizes throughout event!!

Please contact Jessica Sachara (MAPS President) with any further questions at jsachara523@gmail.com

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TEMPLATE_CENTERFall 2013 Scholarship Workshops

 Freshman Scholarship 101 – Getting Started in the Search for Scholarships – MGH 171

  • Wednesday, Oct. 16, 2013, 3:30-4:20
  • Tuesday, Oct. 29, 2013, 2:30-3:20
  • Tuesday, Nov. 19, 2013, 4:30-5:20

 Scholarship 201 – The Search for Undergraduate Scholarships and Graduate Fellowships – MGH 171

  • Tues., Oct. 22, 2013, 3:30-4:20
  • Tues., Nov. 5, 2013, 2:30-3:20
  • Thurs., Nov. 21, 2013, 4:30-5:20

 Personal Statement Writing – MGH 171

  • Thursday, Oct. 18, 2013, 2:30-3:20
  • Tuesday, Oct. 24, 2013, 3:30-4:20
  • Monday, Nov. 4, 2013, 2:30-3:20

 Curriculum Vitae or Scholarship Resume Writing – MGH 171

  • Monday, Oct. 28, 2013, 3:30-4:20
  • Tuesday, Nov. 19, 2013, 2:30-3:20
  • Wednesday, Dec. 5, 2013, 3:30-4:20

 Getting Great Recommendation Letters – MGH 171

  • Thursday, Oct. 17, 2013, 2:30-3:20
  • Thursday, Nov. 14, 2013, 3:30-4:20
  • Wednesday, Nov. 20, 2013, 1:30-2:20

http://expd.washington.edu/scholarships/upcoming-information-sessions-workshops.ht

Students are invited to meet with a member of our Admissions team for a brief discussion of the profession of social work, our BASW curriculum and admissions application process, followed by Q&A.

Students should register for an upcoming information session by visiting the School of Social Work admissions web page at http://socialwork.uw.edu/admissions.

Friday, November 15, 2013, 4 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.

Thursday, December 12, 2013, 12:30 p.m. – 2 p.m.

All sessions will be held in the UW Husky Union Building (HUB), Room 307.

Thomas R. Pickering Undergraduate & Graduate Foreign Affairs Fellowships Information Session:

October 10th  12:30-1:20pm

MGH 171E (inside suite 171)

Join Ambassador Gadsden for information about the Thomas R. Pickering Foreign Affairs Fellowship Programs, which provide funding to participants as they are prepared academically and professionally to enter the United States Department of State Foreign Service. The Pickering Foreign Affairs Fellowship Programs seek to recruit talented students in academic programs relevant to international affairs, political and economic analysis, administration, management, and science policy. The goal is to attract outstanding students from all ethnic, racial, and social backgrounds who have an interest in pursuing a Foreign Service career in the U.S. Department of State. Women, members of minority groups historically underrepresented in the Foreign Service, and students with financial need are especially encouraged to attend. All are welcome.

 Careers in the U.S. Department of State Foreign Service Information Session:

October 10th 3:30-4:20pm

MGH 173R (inside suite 171)

Join Ambassador Gadsden for information about career opportunities within the United States Department of State Foreign Service, options available, preparation to become a competitive candidate, etc.

RSVP to attend either or both sessions at https://expo.uw.edu/expo/rsvp/event/384. These sessions are being offered as part of the Undergraduate Scholarship & Fellowship Fair on Oct. 10, 10am-2pm. For complete Fair details, please visit http://expd.washington.edu/scholarshipfair.

 

Join us for a fun time of fellowship and free food.  Creating community is an awesome time to connect with other BEOP students.  Mary Tillotson  and June Hairston, EOP Advisors, will be in attendance.  So, put this fun event on your calendar, October 14th, at 3:30 – 7:00.

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Co-hosted by ABBS, ALPFA, NABA

-          Welcoming our BEOP students

-          Celebrating & Reconnecting our UDS Pipeline Alumni: YEOC, ALVA, B2

-          Getting Involved with ABBS, ALPFA, NABA – membership recruitment

-          Building community at Foster

-          Games & Karoake

-          FREE FOOD and Foster Swag

In addition – our autumn quarter BEOP Information sessions are scheduled the following dates:

Thursday, October 24, 3:00-4:00 p.m., Deloitte Commons

BEOP Application Readiness Workshop

Geared toward students planning to apply to Foster in spring and planning to take the WSA Workshop in winter

Thursday, November 14, 3:00-4:00 p.m., Deloitte Commons

BEOP Registration Workshop

Geared toward freshmen planning to apply to Foster in the future

Thursday, January 23, 3:00-4:00pm, Deloitte Commons

BEOP Application Workshop

Geared toward students applying to Foster for autumn 2013 admission (April 2013)

Thursday, February 20th, 3:00-4:00pm, Deloitte Commons

BEOP Registration Workshop

Geared toward freshmen planning to apply to Foster in the future

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