Junior Jumpstart

 

About Junior Jumpstart
Junior Jumpstart is a one-day conference, open to ALL Washington University students, that begins at 9:00 am and ends at 6:00 pm on Thursday, May 9, 2019. 

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 10  when you register.  Move out is Friday, May 10 at 5:00 pm.  UTrucking offers special pick-up for registrants on Friday, May 10.  To schedule this visit www.utrucking.com.

Deadlines

Early Registration (Before March 31, 2019) - $45 - CLOSED
Regular Registration (April 1-30, 2019) - $65 - CLOSED
Late Registration in Cupples II, Suite 104 from 8:30am - 5pm* (May 1-5, 2019) - $80 - CLOSED
Walk-in Registration* (May 9, 2019 at 9:00am - Edison Theatre Lobby) - $80
*Registrations after April 30 are NOT eligible for the extended housing option. Please note that if you choose to cancel your registration after April 30th you will be charged a $15 administration fee. 

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

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 starting at 8:30 am.

If you live in campus-sponsored housing (including Greek life), you should have selected to extend your housing to Friday, May 10 when you registered. Move out is Friday, May 10 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 10.  To schedule this visit www.utrucking.com.

Late registration in Cupples II, Suite 104 from 8:30am - 5pm* May 1-5, 2019. Walk-in registration will take place on Thursday, May 9 beginning at 8:30 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.

Past Programs 

2018