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Getting Started with Career & Professional Development


  • Career & Professional Development: Intro & Overview
  • Start NOW ~ Planning for Success
  • Choosing a Major
  • Assessments (FOCUS/TypeFocus/myIDP)
  • Informational Interviewing/Job Shadowing



Getting Experience

  • Why & How to Get Experience
  • Getting the Most from Your Experience
  • Translating Your Experience: Resumes & Interviews



Career Management

  • Career Planning
  • Resume/CV Writing
  • Job Search Strategies
  • Interviewing Tips & Techniques



Networking/Social Media

  • Networking Tips & Techniques
  • Elevator Pitch
  • Effective Use of LinkedIn
  • Social Media & Your Job Search



Professional Etiquette

  • Effective Business Communication
  • Business Professionalism
  • Dining Etiquette
  • Online Etiquette



Professional Development

  • Teams & Collaboration
  • Making Presentations
  • Effective Written & Verbal Communication
  • Reputation Management

UAB News

  • University of Alabama at Birmingham faculty members Won Cho and Yakov Kasman will be featured in a recital at Reynolds-Kirchbaum Recital Hall at the Alys Stephens Performing Arts Center Oct. 30.

  • The Civil War was the bloodiest in U.S. history, but the huge number of battlefield injuries helped establish the regular use of anesthesia in the United States due to the experience gained by Union and Confederate doctors, according to Dr. Maurice S. Albin, a professor in the Department of Anesthesiology...

  • Workers of the UAB Hospital Maintenance Department lined in in front of the Women's and Infants Center, and took part in the Ice Bucket Challenge for ALS.

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