Registration opens for this fall’s seven-session Virtual Career Boot Camp

  • August 14, 2023
  • By WashU Olin Business School
  • 2 minute read

Considering a career change? Olin Business School is excited to once again offer our free comprehensive Virtual Career Boot Camp this fall to assist working professionals and alums with navigating career opportunities and transitions. 

This bi-weekly, seven-session series is designed to enhance fundamental career development and transition skills. Course leaders will provide content at each session. In addition, the sessions will be interactive and provide an opportunity for participants to share and ask questions, as well as get connected with other EMBAs, PMBAs, OMBAs and Olin alums. 

You can sign up for the entire series or for individual sessions, depending on your interest.  

September 20 through December 13

The series runs every other Wednesday at 6-7:30 p.m. from September 20 through December 13.  When you register, you will be able to select the sessions you plan to attend. If you plan to attend the entire series, select all sessions. 

September 20: Taking Charge of Your Career—Learn to set career priorities and objectives, the importance of a positive mindset and using a strategic approach.

October 4: Defining Your Personal Brand—Know who you are, your value proposition and how to differentiate yourself.

October 18: Communicating Your Brand—Create effective marketing messages and materials including your resume, networking documents and other visuals.

November 1: Leveraging LinkedIn—Learn how to use the power of social media, particularly LinkedIn, in communicating your brand. Learn how to be found by recruiters and hiring managers, improve your profile, expand your network and apply for open positions. 

November 15: Building Your Professional Network—Learn how to use the power of networking to enhance your career transition efforts and create strategies and approaches to build and expand your relationships over time.

November 29: Acing the Interview—Prepare for and excel at job interviews, improving your chances of getting an offer. 

December 13: Negotiating the Offer—Negotiate an offer that works for you and is consistent with your value, ultimately improving your compensation over your career.

Register here: Overview ⋮ Virtual Career Boot Camp – Fall 2023 ⋮ Blackthorn ⋮ Events (

Cost: FREE

Olin Career Coaches Mary Houlihan, Don Halpin and Anne Petersen will lead the sessions.

To maintain the confidentiality of attendees, the sessions will not be recorded. PowerPoint slides will be available after each session. 

Please contact with questions.

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