Career Center

SoMCC Event


  Professional Development Skills Course: Your Credentials - Preparing Effective Resumes, CVs and Cover Letters
Date:   April 14, 2006
Time:   1:00-2:00 PM
Location:   School of Medicine M-104 Classroom
Sponsor:   SoMCC
Event details:   Overview: Statistics show that hiring mangers spend on average 15-30 seconds reviewing each resume or CV they receive. That's a very short amount of time to capture the reader's attention and succinctly convey the targeted information you need to get to the next step--the interview. Join us for this Professional Development Skills Course for an introduction to the most critical components of effective credential writing.

Michael A. Alvarez is the Director of the Stanford University - School of Medicine Career Center.  Within this capacity, Michael is responsible for directing and managing all aspects of operation and development for the Center, providing specialized career guidance and support for all medical and life science graduate students and alumni, and establishing formal relationships with prospective employers across a wide range of industry sectors.  His professional experience of more than 14 years spans both business and academic settings, including coaching and graduate student advising at Boston College, management consulting as part of Accenture's NYC practice, founding and directing the UCSF Career Center - serving all graduate schools, programs, and disciplines - and providing independent consultation to biotechnology companies in the areas of organizational design and business strategy.  Michael holds bachelors and master's degrees from Boston College, a certificate in Intellectual Property Management from the University of Washington, and studied business at IESE in Barcelona, Spain.
Stephanie K. Eberle has been a Graduate Career Counselor for the Stanford University Career Development Center for nearly four years, and has significant professional experience as a counselor in both community agency and student affairs environments.  She is well versed and trained in the administration and interpretation of career interest inventories (i.e. the Meyers-Briggs Type Indicator) and incorporates these capabilities within her work at the Career Development Center.  In addition to counseling, Stephanie’s experience includes academic advising for the Stanford Undergraduate Advising Center, serving as a teaching assistant for Stanford’s course on Career & Personal Counseling, and serving also as co-chair on the Development Committee for the Western Association of Colleges and Employers (WACE).  She earned both her B.A and M.Ed. in Clinical Counseling at Ohio University.

Fee:   Free
Additional information and/or registration:   RSVP required. Send email to
Map:   The M-104 classroom is in the Dean's Courtyard indicated by the letter "M."

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