Health Careers Conference

Health Careers Conference 2019

Take the next steps on your path to a health career. Hear from health professionals about their career journeys, get tips on how to become a better candidate for further education, network over lunch, and connect with volunteer opportunities in the health care field.

Save the date! The 2019 Health Careers Conference is Saturday, September 28, 2019.

Registration opens soon, check back again. 
 


Health Careers Conference 2019 - Saturday, September 28 | Mike & Ophelia Lazaridis Quantum-Nano Centre (QNC)
9:00-9:30 a.m. Registration
9:30-10:30 a.m. Medical School 101 - Part 1 Planning for a Health Career
10:30 a.m.-12:00 p.m. Health Professions Panel #1
12:00-1:00 p.m. Volunteer Showcase & Networking Lunch
1:00-2:30 p.m. Medical School 101 - Part 2 Health Professions Panel #2
2:30 - 3:00 p.m. Break
3:00-3:30 p.m. Further Education Career Advisors Open Session
3:30-4:30 p.m. Managing Your Health

Medical School 101 - Part 1 & 2

Discover if medical school is right for you. Join this session for information on the applicaiton process, how to succeed in medicine, and an open quaestion and answer period. Medical School 101 - Part 2 is a continuation of Part 1.

Planning for a Health Career

Are you planning for a health-related career but not sure where to start? In this session you will hear top tips from a Further Education Career Advisor and make plans for your next steps.

Health Professions Panel #1

Hear from current health professionals, inlcuding a pharmacist, a physician's assistant, a nurse practitioner and a health coach about their own personal journeys to work in the healthcare industry and what their experience applying to and completing further educaiton was like.

Volunteer Showcase & Networking Lunch

Building your volunteer experience is a great way to showcase your interest in and learn relevant skills for a health career. Meet with organizations who have volunteer opporutnities thast fit with your interests. Health professions will be available for conversation.

Health Professions Panel #2

Hear from current health professionals, inlcuding a chiropractor, an audiologist, and a pedorthist about their own personal journeys to work in the healthcare industry and what their experience applying to and completing further education was like.

Further Education Career Advisors Open Session

Questions about the next steps in your journey to a career in healthcare? Ask your Further Education Career Advisors in this open discussion session.

Managing Your Health

When you are focused on the health of everyone else, how do you take care of yourself? Hear from a panel of Waterloo alumni and aspiring medical professionals about their own experiences in self-care and emotional well-being.