Graduate Student Career Fair

Join University of Cincinnati College of Nursing faculty and nursing professionals for a series of virtual sessions designed around career exploration, professional development, and job-seeking.

Event Information

Dates: March 21, 23 and 28 – 30

Time: All sessions begin at 7 or 8 p.m. ET and last 1 hour.

Location: Virtual via Microsoft Teams (Links to attend virtual sessions are provided with session descriptions below.)

Registration: If you have not already registered, please take a minute to submit your information for our records.


Tuesday, March 21, 7-8 p.m. ET
Melanie Kroger-Jarvis, DNP, CNS, Associate Professor-Educator, Nurse Educator Certificate Program Director, UC College of Nursing

Are you interested in teaching in classrooms or clinical settings with RNs and undergraduate students? Attend this session to learn about a typical day in this role, how to apply for these positions, and what career progression looks like.

Thursday, March 23, 7-8 p.m. ET
Carolyn Smith, PhD, RN, CNE, Associate Professor and PhD Program Director, UC College of Nursing

Are you interested in obtaining a research-focused doctorate in nursing and curious about what careers are available to PhD-prepared nurses? Attend this session to learn the importance of advancing nursing through scientific discovery, the role PhD-prepared nurses play in higher education, other career paths, and the difference between a resume and a CV.

Tuesday, March 28, 7-8 p.m. ET
Tamala Guyton, MSN, APRN, FNP-C, and Zoe Augustine, MSW, CVS Minute Clinic

Learn about nurse practitioner career opportunities within CVS Minute Clinic, a nationwide chain of clinics, led by nurse practitioners.

Wednesday, March 29, 8-9 p.m. ET
Amanda Guarniere, MSN, The Resume RX

Learn how to stand out among candidates in today's job market. Amanda Guarniere, a mother of three and Yale-trained nurse practitioner, is passionate about helping NPs find and land their dream job and attain personal and professional fulfillment. Guarniere offers a website with career tools and resources for nurses and she presents nationally on this topic.

Thursday, March 30, 7-8 p.m. ET
Tamala Guyton, MSN, APRN, FNP-C, and Lisa Linder, MSN, APRN, FNP-C, CVS Minute Clinic

Health professionals are required to continue learning to further their career and maintain professional certification(s). Tamala Guyton and Lisa Linder of CVS Minute Clinic will present professional development opportunities for you to pursue after graduation.