Dear parents and families, First, we hope that you and your family are safe and healthy during this time. On behalf of our entire team at the Career Center we are sending you our best wishes and good thoughts. We want you to know that the Career Center Team remains committed to supporting your student’s […]
Bringing your student to campus is an exciting time. While you’re in St. Louis, you may need a recommendation for a restaurant or family activity. Here are a few of my favorite places, all within walking or 10-20 minute driving distance. Dining Options $15+ Bar Les Freres (French) 7637 Wydown Blvd, Clayton, MO 63105 314-725-8880 […]
Volunteering at a local organization or shadowing a professional in a career of interest is a great way for students to gain additional value from a summer. Such endeavors will allow students to learn more about potential fields of interest, help their communities through volunteerism, and increase the size of their professional networks. Here are […]
Developing an independent project is a great way for students to maximize their time away from school while pursuing their unique interests. Whether students are spending their time working in a lab, volunteering at a non-profit, or taking classes near home, independent research projects can be a way for students to integrate their knowledge, experience, […]
Whether your student is studying abroad this summer, working at a summer internship, or still unsure of what may come, they can still be improving professionally in order to be a competitive applicant for their next summer position or post-graduate job. Summer is the best time to step back from academic work and focus wholeheartedly […]
While there are many enriching, engaging and relevant activities in which pre-medical students can spend their extracurricular time during the school year, the summers are also a terrific time for robust career exploration that can benefit patients, your community, and you, as a future applicant to professional schools. In the past, it was commonplace to […]
The holidays are a great time for your student to recharge. It can also be a great time to begin looking ahead to summer and post-graduate opportunities. Consider this list of four things your student can do to make the most of his or her winter break.
While landing a summer opportunity is an accomplishment in itself, it is just the beginning. Make sure your student does his or her homework and is prepared for the internship start-day by following these 5 tips.
Here are a few career-related tips and reminders for students interested in making some career headway in the coming months: Remember: there’s still time to find a great opportunity. Once students get past the stress of midterms and papers, they still have time to find a summer internship or post-graduate position. Many organizations hire in […]