Junior Jumpstart

Get a head start planning for your future after graduation!

About Junior Jumpstart

Junior Jumpstart is a one-day conference, open to ALL Washington University students, that begins at 9:00 am and end at 6:00 pm on Thursday, May 11, 2017. 

Junior Jumpstart is designed to help current Juniors navigate their next steps after Washington University. It is perfect for students who know what they want to do next, as well as, those who are completely undecided.

Junior Jumpstart contains a myriad of sessions that offer: advice from young alumni who have broken into competitive fields; tips and timelines for medical, law, and graduate school applications; resume and interviewing techniques from HR professionals; information on national scholarship and fellowship opportunities; financial management; networking opportunities; and much more!

If you live in campus-sponsored housing (including Greek life), you should select to extend your housing to Friday, May 12  when you register.  Move out is Friday, May 12 at 5:00 pm.  UTrucking offers special pick-up for registrants on Friday, May 12.  To schedule this visit www.utrucking.com.

Deadlines

  • Early Registration (Before March 31, 2017) - $45
  • Regular Registration (April 1-30, 2017) - $65
  • Late Registration* (May 1-5, 2017) - $80
  • Walk-in Registration* (May 11, 2017 at 9:00am - Edison Theatre Lobby) - $80

*Registrations after April 30 are NOT eligible for the extended housing option.

Questions? Contact Wilmetta Toliver-Diallo at juniorjumpstart@wustl.edu and follow us on facebook.

Registration

Registration for Junior Jumpstart 2018 will open in the Fall.

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Details for the Day

Logistics

Junior Jumpstart begins at 9:00 am and ends with an opportunity to network with area alumni in Lab Sciences at 6:00 pm. Please check-in at the tables in the Edison Theatre Lobby.

If you live in campus-sponsored housing (including Greek life), you should have selected to extend your housing to Friday, May 12 when you registered.  Move out is Friday, May 12 at 5:00 pm.  Registrations after April 30 are NOT eligible for the extended housing option. 

UTrucking offers special pick-up for registrants on Friday, May 12.  To schedule this visit www.utrucking.com.

Walk-in registration will take place on Thursday, May 11 beginning at 8:45 am in the Edison Theatre Lobby.

Food

Breakfast, Lunch, Snacks, and Late afternoon appetizers are provided at Junior Jumpstart.

Attire

You should dress comfortably (the event is not a formal one) but realize that you will be hearing from hiring managers, admissions deans, and other professionals; you should look neat, so avoid loungewear or torn clothing.