U-M Medical School to host staff career showcase

February 28, 2022  //  FOUND IN: Our Employees

Searching for best practices and creative ways to traverse what can be a tricky professional landscape at the University of Michigan? The answers can be found in the office, or your next Zoom meeting, from colleagues who have years of experience and a wealth of knowledge.

The U-M Medical School is continuing a webinar panel series that will showcase various staff members discussing their current positions with the goal of sharing information on different career pathways and opportunities that exist within the institution.

The second session, which will focus on Information Technology (IT) positions, is scheduled for March 23 from noon-1 p.m. Employees interested in attending should RSVP here: https://umich.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_sb7Wj_znSbimQMKZcGmFxg 

The panelists will:

  • Discuss the various pathways they took to get to the job they are in today 
  • Share suggestions on what skills IT professionals find helpful, their recommendations on what skills would make someone successful, and opportunities that exist to gain these skills 
  • Share recommendations on ways to build your resume and customize your cover letter 
  • Provide professional development resources and networking opportunities (where applicable)

All questions can be directed to Ali Von Au Douglas at avonaudo@med.umich.edu.