Science and Health: Career Exploration Week

Join us during Science and Health Career Exploration Week, from October 28 to November 1, to learn about careers and employment opportunities in the science and health fields. Science and Health Career Exploration Week will draw from on-campus and off-campus experts, including local employers and alumni, to help students identify and learn about career paths available in their fields, as well as provide tips on how to identify and secure opportunities. All events are open to students who have an interest in pursuing a career in a science or health field. Attend one or all of the programs offered during this week.

Calendar of Events :

October 28:

OCTOBER 29:

OCTOBER 30:

OCTOBER 31:

NOVEMBER 1:

Science & Health Career Exploration week is being co-sponsored by the Binghamton University Center for Career and Professional Development, Office of Academic Advising in Harpur College of Arts & Sciences, Decker School of Nursing, and Watson School of Engineering.


 

CEW Resources :

  •  What does a career in a specific field "look" like? Check out these videos from the Dept. of Labor.
  • Interested in careers related to Health?
  • Joining professional and industry-specific organizations has many benefits: opportunities for professional development such as internship and job postings; professional networking and mentoring; financial assistance such as grants and scholarships, to name a few. Check out organizations in your field of interest.

 

Careers in Science
Monday, October 28 from Noon-1:00 p.m. in UUW 324

Come to this informative program to learn about careers related to science, how, and where to research possible careers in the science field.

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Careers in Health
Monday, October 28 from 3:30-4:30 p.m. in UUW 324

Come to this informative program to learn about careers related to health and healthcare, how, and where to research possible careers related to the health field.

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Health Careers Panel I
Monday, October 28 from 6:00-7:00 p.m.in LH 13

Hear from professionals in the field of healthcare about their careers to see if this may be the career path for you!

The panelists have graciously offered to be contacted for further questions and networking purposes. Please refer to our Networking and Informational Interviewing guide or visit the Center for Career and Professional Development for tips on how to contact professionals appropriately.
Panelists include -

  • Dr. Mary John '96 - Dentist
    maryjohn57@gmail.com at Lalor Family Dental, Website
  • Dr. Stephen Holowinski '78 - Veterinarian
    (607)766-7387- office at Johnson City Veterinary Hospital, Website 
  • Dr. Dan Kirchheimer '06 - Optometrist
    dkirchheimer@gmail.com Sacco Eye Group, Website
  • Dr. Dan Fluegel '83 - Chiropractor
    drdan@vestalchiro.com at Vestal Chiropractic Center, Website

Couldn't make it to the Health I panel discussion?  View the recording here or the Audio-only version here 

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Science Careers Panel
Tuesday, October 29 from 6:00-7:00 p.m. in LH 13

Hear from professionals in the field of science about their careers to see if this may be the career path for you!

The panelists have graciously offered to be contacted for further questions and networking purposes. Please refer to our Networking and Informational Interviewing guide or visit the Center for Career and Professional Development for tips on how to contact professionals appropriately.
Panelists include -

  • Dr. Bruce White '90
    Assoc. Professor - Physics, Applied Physics and Astronomy at Binghamton University - bwhite@binghamton.edu - Website
  • Dylan Horvath MS '03 - Steward
    naturepr@binghamton.edu - Binghamton University Nature Preserve - Website
  • Bret Pearsall - Hazardous Waste Manager, for the Department of Environmental Health and Safety at Binghamton University. pearsall@binghamton.edu - Website
  • Sarah Walker MA/MS '08
    HUD Lead Hazard Control Program Coordinator, Grant Writer at Broome County Health Department - sarahwalker145@hotmail.com - Website
  • Stephanie Radzik '11 - Zookeeper at Ross Park Zoo
    sradzik1@gmail.com - Website

Couldn't make it to the Science Careers panel discussion? View the recording here or the Audio-only version here 

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Study Abroad in Psychology, Psychobiology, the Natural and Physical Sciences, Environmental Studies and Math!

Tuesday, October 29 from 3:00-4:00 p.m. in UU202

Yes! You can study abroad and earn credit toward a major in the sciences, math, and psychology. Binghamton and other SUNYs have many high-quality exchange and study abroad programs available – many taught in English -- as well as short-term faculty led programs to many fascinating destinations around the world. Program types available include semester, summer, winter and other short-term programs, internships and service-learning programs. Co-sponsored by Office of International Programs and the Center for Career and Professional Development

Information Session Handouts:

  1. SA-Psyc,Sciences, Math Info Session Handout.pdf
  2. Albany - Programs for Psychology Students Oct-2013.pdf

For more information on Study Abroad opportunities, please check out the Office of International Programs Website

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Health Careers Panel II
Wednesday, October 30 from 6:00-7:00 p.m.in LH 11

Hear from professionals in the field of allied healthcare, who serve in health related professions, about their careers to see if this may be the career path for you!

The panelists have graciously offered to be contacted for further questions and networking purposes. Please refer to our Networking and Informational Interviewing guide or visit the Center for Career and Professional Development for tips on how to contact professionals appropriately.

Panelists include -

  • Dr. Susan Blue '77
    (607) 754-1101 Oakdale Psychology - Website
  • Ms. Barbara Kane, RN, MSN, President, Corporate Care Management
    barbara@corporatecaremgmt.com - Website
  • Mrs. Rose A. Dillenbeck '95, Nurse
    rdillenbeck@co.broome.ny.us Broome County CASA - Website
  • Mr. Brian Tableman, - Physical Therapist
    tableman@binghamton.edu Binghamton University Adjunct Lecturer - Website
  • Ms. Camille Lepre '80 - Speech & Language Pathologist
    clepre54@earthlink.net Broome Developmental Center - Website
  • Mr. Vyron Tayag, Intraoperative Neurophysiologist
    vyrontayag@biotronic.com Biotronic NeuroNetwork - Website

Couldn't make it to the Health II panel discussion? View the recording here or the Audio-only version here

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The Binghamton Mood Disorders Institute: Laboratory Visit
Thursday, October 31 from 1:00-1:45 p.m. or 1:30-2:15 p.m. in Clearview Hall

Tour The Binghamton Mood Disorders Institute right here on campus (Clearview Hall) to get a behind-the-scenes look at what it's like to work in a research lab.

To Register:
Login to eRecruiting from the front page of the CCPD Website, scroll down to One-Click Searches and click on CEW-Career Exploration Week. Choose the site and time you are interested in participating and apply.

Please read and follow the application directions carefully.

  • You must submit your resume BY October 23 for consideration.
  • You will be notified by email on October 25 if you have been chosen to participate in this tour.
  • If you are chosen there will be a mandatory orientation on SUNDAY October 27 4:00-4:30pm in LNG 307

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UHS Wilson Hospital Site Visit
Friday, November 1 from 8:30-Noon

* Pre-registration required through eRecruiting, transportation will be provided leaving from campus
Experience a behind-the-scenes tour of UHS Wilson Hospital to see how their Radiology, Nursing, ICU, Pharmacy, PT/OT/Speech and Medical Lab function in a hospital setting. This visit is limited to 20 students. Transportation will be provided and leaving from campus. Pre-registration is required through eRecruiting.

To Register:
Login to eRecruiting from the front page of the CCPD Website, scroll down to One-Click Searches and click on CEW-Career Exploration Week. Choose UHS Wilson Hospital Site Visit - 11/1 and apply. Please read and follow the application directions carefully.

  • YOU MUST BE ABLE TO COMMIT TO FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 1 from 8:30am-11:50am.
  • YOU MUST BE AT THE UNIVERSITY UNION BUS STOP BY 8:30 am. Transportation will be provided.
  • You must submit your resume below BY October 23 for consideration.
  • You will be notified by email on October 25 if you have been chosen to participate in this tour.
  • If you are chosen there will be a mandatory orientation on SUNDAY October 27 4:00-4:30pm in LNG 307

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Networking Event: Science and Health Professionals
Friday, November 1 from 4:30-6:00 p.m. in the Undergrounds Coffeehouse, UUB32, University Union
Join faculty, staff, students and professionals in the science and health related fields at this networking event, and get a step closer to your ideal career. Refreshments will be served. Business casual dress recommended.

Networking is one of the best ways to learn about a career field, gain referrals to professionals, and leads to potential internships and job opportunities. Check out this guide to learn more about networking! 

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Research Connections

Friday, November 1 from 4:30-6:00 p.m. in the Undergrounds Coffeehouse, UUB32, University Union

Interested in getting involved with Undergraduate Research in the Sciences?
Come chat with current undergraduate and graduate students conducting research on campus, and ask how you could get involved too! Visit us at our table in the Undergrounds Coffeehouse during the Networking event.
Sponsored by Evolutionary Studies Student Group

Last Updated: 3/24/14