Career Week

Career Week

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The College of Pharmacy Career Week is for students, spearheaded by students—the Career Services Representatives.

Career Week offers professional development and career exploration events based on ideas generated by students like you, plus virtual "walk-in" hours for some one-on-one guidance by Career Services.

Take a look at the week's events below (BSPS or PharmD) and click the button to register for what you want to attend.

Each event links to the Zoom — to be accessed at the time of the event.

BSPS events

Monday, March 15

Career Services Virtual Walk-In Hour
3:30-4:30 p.m.
Meeting ID: 920 1906 0885; Password: 341346

Job Opportunities for BSPS Students
Looking for a job to gain experience during your time as a BSPS student? This event is for you! Learn from a panel of students with various occupations including but not limited to pharmacy technicians, medical scribes, undergraduate researchers and much more.
5-6 p.m.
Meeting ID: 918 6309 7420; Password: 528164

Tuesday, March 16

Career Services Virtual Walk-In Hour 
8-9 a.m.
Meeting ID: 919 4278 5698; Password: 382565

So You Want to go to Medical School?
Preparing and applying to medical school can be an overwhelming process. Join our panel of medical students to learn about their experiences, gain valuable tips on improving your application, and let them answer your most burning questions!
4:30-5:30 p.m.
Meeting ID: 986 5823 1959; Password: 871886

Wednesday, March 17

Career Services Virtual Walk-In Hour
2-3 p.m.
Meeting ID: 912 0186 4626; Password: 334911

Non-traditional BSPS Career Pathways 
We invite you to learn about the pathways that are possible with your BSPS degree as a steppingstone from a helpful panel of professionals. These non-traditional career pathways are unique but still offer a strong healthcare association.
5-6 p.m.
Meeting ID: 968 1872 2233; Password: 770929

Thursday, March 18

Career Services Virtual Walk-In Hour 
11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
Meeting ID: 987 3662 9863; Password: 582625

Friday, March 19

What a Year: How to Describe Your Virtual Experience in an Interview 
The last 12 months have been an unexpected and trying experience. Have you taken the time to reflect on all you have learned throughout this time? Do you now possess strengths you may not have had in March 2020? This workshop will focus on how you can verbalize your experience throughout the pandemic when you are asked in an interview, at a networking event, or a future conference.
11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
Meeting ID: 997 7154 5505; Password: 208367

PharmD events

All one-hour events are eligible for co-curricular credit.

Monday, March 15

Career Services Virtual Walk-In Hour
3:30-4:30 p.m.
Meeting ID: 920 1906 0885; Password: 341346

What a Year: How to Describe Your Virtual Experience in an Interview 
The last 12 months have been an unexpected and trying experience. Have you taken the time to reflect on all you have learned throughout this time? Do you now possess strengths you may not have had in March 2020? This workshop will focus on how you can verbalize your experience throughout the pandemic when you are asked in an interview, at a networking event or a future conference. This can count as a self-awareness or career co-curricular.
5-6 p.m.
Meeting ID: 961 2595 0641; Password: 110778

Tuesday, March 16

Career Services Virtual Walk-In Hour 
8-9 a.m.
Meeting ID: 919 4278 5698; Password: 382565

How to Get Hired 101 
Do interviews make you nervous? Do you feel unprepared for post-grad career decisions? Has your CV been neglected since P1 year? Don’t worry! A diverse panel of professionals will represent the many areas of pharmacy and share their own interview experiences, the hiring process, as well as how candidates can stand out. The workshop will focus on how to navigate the “next step” of your PharmD or graduate career. This can count as a professionalism or career co-curricular.
6-7 p.m.
Meeting ID: 921 2246 6623; Password: 732923

Wednesday, March 17

CVS Information Session 
You will have the opportunity to learn about internship and rotation offerings from District Leaders, Alison McDermott and Dave Fuller, who will share an overview of CVS Health, their internships opportunities and more! Register here »
12-12:30 p.m.
Meeting ID: 960 0397 1543; Password: 689047

Career Services Virtual Walk-In Hour
2-3 p.m.
Meeting ID: 912 0186 4626; Password: 334911

Improv Tools for PharmDs 
Join Barbara Allen, higher education professional and improv teacher, to learn improvisation tools to support your classmates through this current, challenging time, and to think more like an entrepreneur to develop possibilities for your future career. Barbara has previously worked on improv with the Columbus Blue Jackets, The Olive Tree Foundation for Girls, the State of Ohio Training Association, and more. This can count as an entrepreneurship and innovation co-curricular.
6-7 p.m.
Meeting ID: 974 0074 1849; Password: 981095

Thursday, March 18

Career Services Virtual Walk-In Hour 
11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
Meeting ID: 987 3662 9863; Password: 582625

Options for Entering the Workforce After Graduation 
Wondering about the opportunities after graduation beyond pursuing a residency or fellowship? Join us in learning from professionals who have pursued non-traditional or industry careers! They will be speaking about their unique experiences and will be answering questions from students. This can count as a professionalism or career co-curricular.
5-6 p.m.
Meeting ID: 936 6324 4197; Password: 684084

Friday, March 19

ASHP Residency Match Day Support (P4 students)
Please see the email from Dr. Matthews and future emails from Dr. McAuley and Student Affairs for information about support on Match Day.
All-day

If you require accommodation such as live captioning or interpretation to participate in Career Week, please contact Natalie Pfahler.47@osu.edu. Requests made by March 10, 2021, will generally allow us to provide seamless access, but the university will make every effort to meet requests made after this date. No participant will be turned away or denied access to the event due to an accommodation request.