Backpack-to-Briefcase (B2B) Series: Careers in the Medical Fields

Date and Time: 
Wednesday, March 5, 2014 - 6:45pm
Location: 
Dezember Alumni House
Event Description: 

Backpack to Briefcase (B2B) workshops present students with the opportunity to connect with successful and seasoned alumni to receive mentorship, learn and develop practical career skills, and explore stories of traditional and not-so-traditional career paths. Discussions at each workshop center around diverse career options and paths in a variety of professional fields, and broach topics such as:

-How to choose a "relevant" major
-Critical professional skills development to find and secure that first job
-The true benefits of internship/work experience during your undergraduate years


Join us on Wednesday, March 5 as we explore "Careers in the Medical Fields." Alumni panelists will include:

MARY JEAN CHRISTIAN ’77, MA, MBA, RD
Current Position: Diabetes Program Coordinator, Patient Education/Ambulatory Administration
UC Irvine Health

EMILY CONSIGLIERI ’03
Current Position: Clinical RN II
UCLA Medical Center

LENORE MORRISSEY ’93, MPT, OCS
Current Position: Owner/Physical Therapist
Peak Performance Physical Therapy & Sports Rehab

DAVID PHUNG ’97, MBA
Current Position: Neuroscience Account Manager
Otsuka Pharmaceutical Companies

PATRICK TURLEY ’71, D.D.S.
Current Position: Orthodontic Specialist for Adults & Children

Event begins at 6:45p.m. with a networking reception, with the workshop program beginning promptly at 7p.m.

Contact: 
Office of Alumni Relations - alumni@whittier.edu
Sponsoring Department: 
Office of Alumni Relations