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Further Education Boot Camp

Winter 2017 Further Education BootCamp
Saturday, March 25, 2017
William M. Tatham Centre (TC)

 
  TC 2218
10:00-11:30 Volunteer for Your Career?
11:30-1:00 Thinking About a Health-Related Career?
1:00-2:30 Thinking About Rehab Sciences?
2:30-4:00 Thinking About Optometry?
4:00-5:30 Thinking About Pharmacy?
5:30-9:30 Thinking About Med School?

Please register at http://uwaterloo.ca/career-action/appointments-workshops

Volunteer for Your Career

Learn how to find unique volunteer opportunities that provide you with hands-on career-related experience, and how to market these experiences effectively on your grad/professional school applications.

Thinking About a Health-Related Career?

Career advisors will provide information and options for health-related careers, as well as tips on assessing your career fit within this broad field. A rep from The Michener Institute of Education at UHN will talk about programs and admission requirements.

Thinking About Rehab Sciences?

Erin Gaiger BSc, MSc OT; Robyn Ibey, BSc, MSc PT; and Jennifer Phillips, BASC, MHSc SLP, will talk about the professions of occupational therapy, physical therapy and speech-language pathology. A career advisor will provide information on what to consider if interested in audiology, and general admission information.

Thinking About Optometry?

Matt Iley, OD, will talk about his experience as an optometrist, and operating a private practice. A career advisor will provide general admission requirements and application resources. 

Thinking About Pharmacy?

Ken Potvin, BScPhm, MScEpi (Pharm), will talk about his experience as a pharmacist, and the ideal attributes of competitive candidates for admission to pharmacy programs.  A career advisor will provide general admission requirements and application resources.

Thinking About Med School?

Dr. Rob Moreland, MD, BSc, BA, will explore tactics for strengthening your med school applications, plus give you insights into whether a career in medicine is right for you.