Grad+Professional School Week

Tuesday, October 15 - Thursday, October 17, 2024

The Grad+Professional School Events are an opportunity for students to connect with alumni and representatives from various graduate and professional institutions. Students can explore the opportunities that come with continuing education, expand their network, and hear from alumni, current graduate students, and health professionals in fields such as dentistry, nursing, physical therapy, and more.

  • Events

    The Grad+Professional School Events are an excellent opportunity for students to connect with alumni and representatives from various graduate and professional institutions. Stay tuned for more details—coming soon!

    Fairs

    LMU Grad+ Professional School Fair 2024
    Tuesday, October 22 | 11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. | Alumni Mall

    Interested in pursuing grad school, med school, or earning a certificate after graduation? The Graduate and Professional School Fair connects you with representatives from top programs in arts, business, education, fashion, law, medicine, psychology, public policy, social work, STEM, theology, and more.

    Meet admissions recruiters, explore your options, and discover pathways to further your education and advance your career!

    STUDENT REGISTRATION  EMPLOYER REGISTRATION

  • Who will be there?

    Accomplished alumni, CPD career coaches, and students like you who are interested to hear from successful professionals from various graduate and professional institutions.

    Why should I attend?

    • Meet and connect with LMU alumni working in fields such as dentistry, nursing, physical therapy, and more
    • Discover the opportunities that come with continuing education
    • Practice informational interviewing and hear advice from helpful LMU alumni
    • Expand your network and meet other students with similar interests

    How should I dress?

    Business casual is recommended for this event, but it is not required. 

  • Deliver your pitch

    • Be confident as you walk up to an admission representative and introduce yourself by first and last name
    • Lead with a firm handshake, eye contact and smile followed by “nice to meet you”
    • Share your class year, major and post-grad objectives 

    Listen more than you speak

    • Engage in a conversation and allow for give and take. Ask questions and be curious.
    • Recognize who is in your conversation circle, extend a handshake and introduction to all
    • Create space for others to join the conversation and ask questions
    • Listen intently to remember key points from your conversation to include when you follow-up
    • Take notes throughout the evening for future reflection and follow-up

    Take the next step

    • Follow-up 24-48 hours after the event by email, LinkedIn, or Handshake 
    • Include a highlight from your conversation to remind them of who you are
    • Schedule an appointment with a CPD Career Coach via Handshake to gain support on next steps (i.e. updating your LinkedIn profile, practicing interviewing or crafting follow-up communication)

     

Questions?

Contact Simone Jackson at simone.jackson@lmu.edu