GSDM Career Fair Offers Networking Opportunities for Students

Career Fair-200On Thursday, March 28, 2013, Boston University Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine (GSDM) held the third Annual Career Fair in the Hiebert Lounge. The event was organized by the Office of Student Affairs and provided students and employers with the opportunity to interact with each other and discuss post-graduate opportunities, network, and explore job possibilities. It was open to all pre-doctoral and post-doctoral students, with a focus on graduating pre-doctoral, advanced standing, and post-doctoral students.

Around 150 students attended and discussed career opportunities with 18 employers. Eight raffle prizes were distributed as well.

The employers in attendance were: Aspen Dental; Dental Corporation of Canada; Dental Dreams; Eastern Dentists Insurance Company; Gentle Dental Associates, LLC; Great Expressions Dental Centers; Heartland Dental Care; Hillcrest Dental; Kool Smiles; Massachusetts Dental Society; Medical Protective Insurance; New Hampshire-Vermont Recruitment Center; Smile Brands, Inc.; U.S. Air Force Healthcare Professionals; U.S. Army Health Care; U.S. Navy Medical Programs; Vermont State Dental Society; and Western Dental.

“The Career Fair was a great success,” said Assistant Dean of Students Dr. Joseph Calabrese. “It was an outstanding opportunity for our students to interact with vendors that are looking to connect with potential employees.”

Dean Jeffrey W. Hutter stopped by to meet with students and employers. “It is essential for students at the Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine to plan for their future careers in dentistry and oral health care,” said Dean Hutter. “I was pleased that so many students attended the Career Fair. Thanks to the Office of Student Affairs for organizing this event and to the employers for meeting with our students.”

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