Career Prep Day

E-News Spring
April 27, 2022

WPA Hosted Professionals for Career Prep Workshops for students to prepare them for entering the workforce, college, post high school employment.  Workshops included: resume writing, best practices for interviewing, mock interviews, professions writing, completing applications, scholarships and college preparation.  Students chose from the following Workshops:

Thank you to our wonderful business partners and professionals for working with our students.  The Career Prep Day event was a huge success! 


Career Prep Day - April 22, 2022

Inova - Best Practices for getting the job - “Resume Review”

Karl Dilinger – Inova Talent Acquisition Manager & Jasmina Heilesen – Inova Sr. Recruiter shared an overview of employment opportunities with Inova, Interview tips, Resume tips, how to apply, benefits and educational assistance program. 


Team Placement - “Interview Preparation”

Matthew McClellan, Recruiter- How do you prepare for an interview?  They reviewed resume preparation, pre interview preparation, during interview preparation, and following up.  


College Bound?  Scholarships, Essays, Applications, and More! 

Nora Covert, WPA Counselor - Shared tricks and tips for preparing and applying for college.  How to write the best and memorable essays, how to search for scholarships, how to best prepare for college interviews and more.  Bring your questions and get the guidance you need.


Understanding Your Financial Aid Award Letter 

Mrs. Karen B.  Young is the College & Career Center Specialist at West Potomac HS.  She presented a workshop on  “Understanding Your Financial Aid Award Letter”.  The workshop is an opportunity for students to learn about the different types of financial aid that colleges offer and to get your questions answered.


Inova Sterile Processing Tech - Employment Opportunities

Kelli Faust, Manager of the Sterile Processing Department, Inova Loudoun Hospital - Shared entry level positions in the Sterile Processing Department at Inova and start a career with Inova today!.  No job experience or certifications required.  Work full time, part time, and PRN weekend shifts available.  Enjoy ALL the benefits of working for Inova and learn about the Education Assistance Program and how you can expand your career into other health care positions and certifications.