Webinars & Watercoolers

AER Student Council Virtual Seminar: Practical Tools! Let’s Go!

Recorded: Monday, April 25, 2016
Presented by: AER Student Council

Listen to an enriching seminar that will help you to enhance your marketability in the workforce by learning key components needed in the profession. Presented by Ian Shadrick, Hadley Institute for the Blind and Visually Impaired, this seminar will help you to better understand how to facilitate and be a member of interdisciplinary teams. Shadrick shares his ideas and discusses building professional collaborations that work!


AER Student Council Virtual Seminar: How to Keep Your Engine Running

Recorded: March 28, 2016
Presented by: AER Student Council

A vision for starting your career can make it easier and help you achieve your career aspirations. Taking time at the beginning to discover “how to keep your engine running throughout your career,” can lead to enhanced career satisfaction, more opportunities and longevity!

Dr. Sandra Lewis, editor of the Journal of Visual Impairment and Blindness, shared her ideas about networking, resources, using mentors, and writing for publication to jumpstart a successful career.

Note: There is a slight delay before the broadcast begins.

AER Student Council Webinar: Building Your Career

Recorded: February 29, 2016
Presented by: AER Student Council

Building your career is exciting because it provides an opportunity to shape your life in the way you want. But, it can also be scary. Through an engaging and lively discussion, George Abbott (AFB) and Julie Lee Kay (Hadley) provide snapshot views of how to build a rewarding and meaningful career in the vision field. They  discuss how they developed their careers in various setting and provide the basics of how to develop a career plan.