Fall Career Focus Week 10/14-10/29: Careers in Healthcare & Mental Health

Careers in School Psychology
Oct. 14 | 6:00pm – 7:00pm CST
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Are you considering School Psychology as a career? Do you like the idea of helping promote positive mental health, academic success, and overall well-being in youth in a school setting? Do you want to learn more about what you should be doing now to improve your chances of admission and test out the field? This session will cover what a career in School Psychology looks like, the difference between a PhD and EdS, prerequisite coursework, recommended coursework, and experiences you should be working towards now. Whether you know this is the field you want to enter or are just considering it, this session will provide you with a lot of helpful information.

Interprofessional Team Based Care: An Interaction Workshop
Oct. 21 4:00 – 5:00pm CST
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Learn from representatives from genetic counseling, medicine, nursing, pharmacy, and physical therapy programs to discover how different members of a healthcare team work together at this interactive, virtual workshop. This workshop is hosted by the UW Center for Interprofessional Practice and Education (CIPE). A link to join the session will be emailed to all who register.

Careers in Mental Health
Oct. 22 4:30-5:30pm CST
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Find out about different graduate school/career options and start thinking about which direction fits you best. This session will provide information on what it is like to study in these graduate programs and what you can do with these degrees. Graduate programs represented will include Clinical Psychology, PsyD, Rehabilitation Psychology, Social Work, and Counselor Education.

Exploring Careers in Healthcare
Oct. 26 4:00 – 5:00pm CST – RSVP
Oct. 29 12:00 – 1:00pm CST – RSVP

Curious about health careers and wondering how to explore during uncertain times? Or, do you have a career in mind, but want to learn more about members of the healthcare team? Attend this workshop to discover helpful exploration resources and chat with advisors from the Career Exploration Center, the Center for Pre-Health Advising, and SuccessWorks to get your questions answered.

This post was authored by Academic Affairs on 10/08/2020.