Career Center

For Students

The NEOMED Career Center provides advising and resources to help students assess their interests, skills and abilities, explore potential career paths and specialties, navigate the residency application and match process and obtain employment.

Career and residency fairs offer on-campus opportunities to network, gather information and meet prospective employers, while mock interviews, resume building tools, a career portal and more help develop the skills students need in their residency and job search.

How can the career center help you?

Excel in your professional career through the development of your leadership skills. The Career Center staff can assist you in identifying the best way to foster these skills and reach your full potential. NEOMED offers students a wide variety of opportunities, including involvement in student government, curriculum committees and conduct council as well as opportunities for leadership roles in over 75 different student organizations. To get started:

Attend a student organization event

For a listing of student events and activities, please visit the Student Activities Calendar.

Join or start a student organization

View a complete list of Student Organizations or contact Harmony Stanger, assistant director of student development and leadership, at for information on creating a new student organization.

Explore your career options and learn how to optimize networking as a primary key to success in securing a job or residency position. Your professional network may include faculty, alumni, former and current employers, friends, relatives, and neighbors. To start developing your professional network:

Find a NEOMED alumni or faculty mentor

Access a comprehensive listing of NEOMED alumni and faculty mentors on the AIMS Career Center project site.

Attend a Specialty Speed Dating Dinner

First and second year medical students can network with practicing physicians and begin to explore their career options after graduation.

Attend the annual fall Business Etiquette Dinner

Led by an etiquette expert, this is an opportunity for current students to learn important business etiquette while interacting with NEOMED faculty and staff.

Schedule an appointment with the Career Center staff

Make an appointment and get personalized assistance in locating mentors in your field of interest.

Polish your technique to ensure you complete your interview with confidence and poise.

Practice your interview skills

InterviewStream, a web-based application, can help you practice your interview skills whenever, wherever.

Set up a mock interview.

Schedule a mock interview with the Career Center staff in-person, on the phone, or via Skype and receive feedback and tips for improving your performance.

All NEOMED students who are currently enrolled are automatically registered for NEOMED Career Link. Use NEOMED Career Link as your key resource in finding information on jobs, employers, workshops and events. As a member of the NEOMED Career Link you will be able to:

  • Access job postings for NEOMED students and alumni, including full-time, part-time, and internship positions.
  • Participate in on campus interviews with participating employers right here on the NEOMED campus.
  • Publish your CV to the NEOMED student and alumni Resume Book.
  • Access information about upcoming career fairs, information sessions, and career development workshops.

Your NEOMED Career Link username is your NEOMED email address. Your password is a system generated password, NOT your NEOMED network password. If you do not know your password, click on the “forgot my password” button on the log in page. The system will email you a password. Be sure to check your junk or spam mailbox for this password. If you experience trouble logging in, please contact the Career Center.

Gain personalized attention through career coaching to meet your career development needs. Whether you are exploring specialty or career options, preparing a resume or CV, or job searching, the NEOMED Career Center staff is available to meet your needs. Contact our office to schedule an appointment.

Gain critical research skills or give back to your community while exploring career options, adding to your professional network, and even polishing writing and presentation skills. Learn about local, regional, national and global research fellowships, internships and externships, summer programs and community service opportunities:

Attend the annual AMWA Summer Opportunities Symposium

Learn from the experiences and challenges of distinguished women faculty and leaders in the medical field, while meeting and networking with other medical students.

Set research and service goals

Meet with a member of the Career Center staff to discuss individual goals for research and community service.

Access opportunities

Log on to the AIMS Career Center project site for links to research and community service opportunities.

Create a visually attractive, well thought-out resume that will allow you to showcase your unique credentials. To get started:

Create and maintain your resume or CV

NEOMED students can create and maintain their resume or CV using Optimal Resume, a web-based tool that allows you to create multiple versions of your resume and get easy access to your document anytime, anywhere.

Solicit feedback on your CV

Send a Word version of your resume or CV to a member of our Career Center staff.

All current NEOMED students can register and create an account with Optimal Resume using a valid email address. The Optimal Resume tutorial and additional resources for creating your resume or CV can be found on the AIMS Career Center project site.

In addition to the resources listed above, current students are encouraged to explore the vast array of career and leadership resources available through the NEOMED Career Center on the Career Center AIMS project site.


College of Medicine

Anita Pokorny, M.Ed.
Assistant Dean of Students
Phone: 330.325.6760

College of Pharmacy

Stacey Schneider, Pharm.D.
Associate Professor of Pharmacy Practice
Phone: 330.325.6395