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Education on the AIHA Main Stage
With live chat during the scheduled broadcast or available to watch at any time after in EXP+:
Career Portfolio: How to Stand Out in an Interview or Performance Review
Monday, May 24, 11:00 a.m.–11:45 a.m. Isabel Bacarella, MPH, CIH, CSP William Pockels William Nichols, CIH, CHMM
Have you ever been to a job interview where you were one of many candidates and left feeling like you needed an extra “something?” If so, a career portfolio is the perfect solution! This document collection showcases your characteristics, experience, accomplishments, knowledge, and skills with a more personal and unique approach. Not only can you use a career portfolio in an interview, but it is often useful when seeking a promotion, during performance reviews, and when changing careers or industries. It is best to start this collection early in your career; however, it is never too late. This session will review how to build your portfolio and is geared toward industrial hygienists and safety professionals at all career stages.
Looking for That First Job or Internship? What You Need to Know
Monday, May 24, 2:30 p.m.–3:15 p.m. Franky Spangler, PHR, SHRM-SCP Nancy F. Lawrence, PhD Looking for your first job or an internship can be challenging. Having guidance on how to prepare for your search and how to prepare for an interview is invaluable. What is essential? How do you find the right fit? Learn what you need to know from a variety of perspectives: employer, human resources, and academia. Develop your search skills, and gain a competitive advantage over your peers by joining this informative panel discussion for all you need to know to enhance your Job and internship knowledge.
Networking and One-on-One Engagement
Reserve your slot to participate by contacting Wanda Barbour.
Virtual Resume Critiquing • Monday, May 24, 9:00 a.m.–11:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m.–2:00 p.m. • Tuesday, May 25, 9:00 a.m.–10:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m.–3:00 p.m. • Wednesday, May 26, 9:00 a.m.–Noon and 1:00 p.m.–3:00 p.m.
Get helpful feedback from an experienced hiring director about your resume’s style, length, focus, use of accomplishments, keywords, and more.
Virtual Mock Interviewing Tuesday, May 25, 10:00 a.m.–Noon See yourself through an employer’s eyes when you meet virtually with an experienced hiring director during a mock interview. You will receive helpful feedback and learn the most effective presentation of skills, abilities, and professionalism.
Virtual Speed Networking Tuesday, May 25, 3:00 p.m.–4:00 p.m. Connect with other professionals during this virtual speed networking session. This is an opportunity to learn about AIHA’s Career and Employment Services Committee while interacting with those looking for employees and/or new opportunities. There will be prizes for the top networkers!