Looking to learn more about career opportunities in healthcare? Join us to hear from alums and other leaders at top healthcare companies (startups to multinationals) and learn about the many opportunities and make connections. Appetizers and drinks included. Bring business cards.
What to expect?
Get ready for a “speed dating” format where you will learn about each individual company and the career
opportunities they possess. Come ready to eat, drink, and discover the possibilities in organizations of all
shapes and sizes. The parties involved range from start-ups to multinational companies and even nonprofits.
Why are networking events important?
Build meaningful relationships
Stay up-to-date on trends in the healthcare field
Meet the movers and shakers of the industry
Find a potential employer or mentor
Learn about the skills that companies find significant
Gain a sense of inspiration and motivation
Make sure you are prepared to present the best you possible. This means dressing the part and having your
elevator pitch prepared. It may also benefit you to bring copies of your resume as well as having a few
business cards on hand. UChicago students have many resources available to them such as discounted
business cards which are fast and easy to obtain. (You can order UChicago business cards through UChicagoGRAD here.)
5:30 - 6:00 pm - Check-in: eat, drink, socialize
6:00 - 6:15 pm - Welcome remarks from John Flavin, Zoe Hoeppler, Sam Volchenboum, and John Collins
6:15 - 7:30 pm - Speed dating with the companies: Each company will have a table at which they will present a brief summary to a small group of students. Students will rotate in order to hear from all participating organizations
7:30 - 8:00 pm - Networking
**Register for the event here: www.eventbrite.com/e/uchicago-health...networking-event-tickets-40876711344
This event is sponsored by the Booth Healthcare Group, the UChicago Biomedical Informatics Program, and the Polsky Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation.
The Booth Healthcare Group is a student group that connects Booth students, alumni, and healthcare professionals. Our members are interested in the current issues facing healthcare and are passionate about applying their business training to the industry. We organize events throughout the school year to facilitate learning, networking, and recruiting in the healthcare industry. Learn more at groups.chicagobooth.edu/fthealthcare/home/.
UChicago Master’s of Science in Biomedical Informatics Program is a part-time or full-time program that can be completed in 12-48 months. The Program is geared towards people looking to gain skills or deepen their capabilities in the intersection between Healthcare and Data. With the rapid growth of clinical information systems, networked healthcare platforms, high-throughput genomic technologies, and consumer and public health informatics, the demand for professionals with an understanding of Healthcare Informatics is growing exponentially. Learn more at UChicago MSc in Biomedical Informatics.
Thursday, March 1, 2018 at 5:30pm to 8:00pm
Polsky Exchange 1452 E 53rd St Chicago, IL 60615
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