PharmD Career Events

We're hosting two free virtual networking events in October and will also help employers facilitate remote interviews for available internship and post-graduate positions. 

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Intern Networking Event

Thursday, October 7, 2021
1:45 - 3:15 PM via Zoom

  • PD1 students required to attend; PD2 students invited
  • Open to all employers with a focus on intern positions

Post-Grad Opportunities & Networking

Wednesday, October 13, 2021
6:30 - 8:00 PM via Zoom

  • PD3 & PD4 students invited
  • Open to all employers, residency, and fellowship programs

Event Objectives

  • Provide an informal opportunity for students to connect with employers and practice networking skills.
  • Help students learn about different employers and potential internships/positions.
  • Encourage students to make connections and build their network.

Keys for Employers

  • Keep it informal - business casual recommended; no resumes/CVs required.
  • Neither students nor employers need to be actively seeking a position or hiring.
  • Each event will provide an opportunity for employer introductions followed by breakout rooms for networking. 

Event Agendas

We’ll start with employer introductions in a large-group Zoom meeting. Then, each employer will host a breakout room and students will visit different rooms at will. 

  • Employer Introductions:
    • Large group Zoom meeting
    • Each representative will have about 1 minute to introduce themselves and briefly share name, position, organization, types of positions or locations, etc.
  • Networking Session:
    • Breakout rooms in Zoom (within same meeting link)
    • After the large-group intros, each employer will 'host' a breakout room and students will visit different rooms at will. 
    • The College will share time-checks and encourage students to navigate various breakouts during the session.
    • If a conversation with a student progresses and would be better suited to a more private space, you may wish to move to a separate Zoom link for one-on-one discussions. Feel free to set up a Zoom link in advance to share with a student, or schedule a time to follow up outside of the event.

Additional ways to connect with students

We’re happy to share details with students via email - email Becky if you’re planning on any of the following opportunities:

  • Hosting an Info Session to share more about your organization or open positions
  • Scheduling an interview block for intern or grad/pharmacist positions
  • Post specific openings on our job boards: z.umn.edu/pharmacycareers

We can also share your materials with students in advance of the event, ie videos or brochures about your organization or specific opportunities. Please email PharmD@umn.edu with links, attachments, or more details.

Technology Requirements

  • We will use the Zoom platform to host each event. 
  • Attendees should have version 5.7.0 (or newer) of the Zoom desktop client installed on their computer system to participate. 
  • If not, you will not be able to join your breakout room and interact with students.