TAMPA, Fla., March 14, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Ultimate Medical Academy (UMA) and its Career Services team will host a series of events for current students, graduates and healthcare employers in the Orlando area on Tuesday, March 20, 2012. Students and graduates of UMA's healthcare degree and diploma programs may choose from one of three career development sessions, while employers are invited to attend an evening cocktail reception and meet and greet. All events will take place at the DoubleTree by Hilton Orlando Downtown.
The UMA career development sessions will be held from 9-11 a.m., 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. and 2-4 p.m. Eligible students and graduates may reserve a spot at the session of their choice by contacting their Career Services advisor. Each session will feature a one-on-one meeting with a UMA team member, who will provide personalized resume feedback and interview coaching to help job candidates make a positive impression on prospective employers.
Career Development Specialist James Warren will conduct a special Think, Build, Live Success(TM) (TBLS) presentation that covers effective resume preparation, the ins and outs of submitting a job application, dress-for-success tips and more, including mock interviews to help job-seekers gain experience and confidence. Attendees have a chance to make connections with fellow UMA students and graduates. Those who are ready to enter the healthcare job market will have an opportunity to return during the evening reception to meet and network with prospective employers. In addition, all daytime sessions feature gift certificate drawings every 30 minutes.
The employer appreciation meet and greet will take place from 6-8 p.m. Guests are invited to enjoy an open bar and light hors d'oeuvres while learning about the services UMA provides to both students and healthcare employers. Attendees will have the opportunity to network with their industry peers and meet highly qualified students who are currently seeking career opportunities in the Orlando area.
Invitations are being mailed to employers that have existing partnerships with UMA. Other companies seeking trained allied health professionals are also welcome to apply for the event. Those interested in attending may contact either Christina Landgren or Susan Morrison at 877-224-4104 for more information.
"UMA is committed to providing students and graduates with a quality healthcare education, as well as the training and preparation they need to succeed in their future career," said Matthew Verratti, Executive Vice President and Chief Career Officer at UMA. "We're pleased to offer this career development workshop to our students and graduates in the Orlando area, and I believe attendees will find the presentations and one-on-one sessions to be valuable as they prepare to embark on their job search. We're also proud of the service we offer to employers by providing them with highly qualified externs and job candidates to meet the continuing demand for trained healthcare workers. I'm confident our Orlando workshop and reception will prove to be of great benefit to all who attend."
Students, graduates and healthcare employees should refer to their invitations for further details and RSVP information. The deadline to register as a UMA VIP for the Orlando event is Thursday, March 15, 2012. To learn more about Ultimate Medical Academy - including its Career Services resources as well as its online healthcare degree and training programs - visit http://www.ultimatemedical.edu.
About Ultimate Medical Academy
Founded in 1994 and located in Florida, Ultimate Medical Academy (UMA) offers dynamic healthcare training and degree programs that empower students to enter and advance within the growing allied health field. UMA is accredited by the Accrediting Bureau of Health Education Schools (ABHES) and dedicated to providing a superior education in a supportive, professional and ethical environment. With locations in Tampa and Clearwater as well as online healthcare programs, UMA has helped thousands of students launch healthcare careers in Florida and beyond.
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