Dan Poux (He/Him)

Career Coach

As a Pre-professional Career Coach, I am excited to be a resource and partner as students explore careers in health and law, build their leadership skills and prepare to apply to professional graduate programs.

I grew up in the city of Detroit, and attended the University of Michigan, a large public research university similar in many ways to UW. While there, I studied Political Psychology and wrote for the Michigan Daily newspaper.  My career path has taken many turns along the way, from volunteering at an orphanage in Honduras to teaching ESL in an under-resourced elementary school in Washington, DC as a Teach for America corps member.  Before coming to UW, I directed the Ready, Set Transfer! program at the Seattle Community Colleges, helping students transfer to universities to continue their studies in Science and Engineering.  Throughout these experiences, I have learned more about what I like to do and what I am good at, so that I could seek out new opportunities that combined both of these things.

I am excited to be helping UW students identify and play to their strengths, while confirming that their chosen career path is a good fit with their skills and interests.

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Kelly ECC AmeriCorps Health and Wellness Education Coordinator position

The Kelly Ethnic & Cultural Center is hiring for the 2022-2023 AmeriCorps Health and Wellness Education Coordinator position, a full-time role on the Kelly ECC team. This is an opportunity for a student or alum interested in health & wellness …

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Science, Evidence, and Health: Mastering Health Information and Personal Health Technologies — Fall 2022

In Fall quarter, the UW College of Nursing will be offering NMETH 210: Science, Evidence, and Health: Mastering Health Information and Personal Health Technologies. This course is open to all undergraduate students. The course explores health topics of interest to …

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Pursuing a Non-Academic Career in Public Health with a PhD

Are you pursuing a current doctoral degree in public health or are you interested in applying to a doctoral program in the future and wondering what kinds of work public health professionals with PhDs outside of academia?  Please join the …

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Unique job site can help neurodivergent people find meaningful work — while being themselves

A new job marketplace seeks to remedy that problem by connecting neurodivergent people with companies that have committed neurodiversity hiring programs. Launched this month, the Neurodiversity Career Connector features job listings by U.S. employers seeking applicants with autism spectrum disorder, …

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UPREP Medical School Mock Interview

UPREP offers monthly workshops to underrepresented minority students and other aspiring future applicants who are interested in pursuing a career in medicine. Their next session will be individual mock interviews, conducted by current UWSOM medical students.

Monday, May 16, 6:30-8:00 …

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From Premed to Med Student: Tips for Preparing for the MCAT Exam and Medical School

Join the MCAT team on Thursday, May 12 at 3:00 p.m. PT for their next webinar, From Premed to Med Student: Student Tips for Successfully Preparing for the MCAT Exam and Medical School. You will have the opportunity to hear …

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MAPS session today on medical mistrust in minority communities

The Minority Association of Pre-Med Students is hosting an an in-person meeting at HUB340 today from 5:30-6:30 pm to learn more about medical mistrust in minority communities and ways to practice socially conscious healthcare.

Here’s the link to their linktree, …

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Navigating the 2023 AMCAS Application

Includes a Live Event on 04/28/2022 at 11:00 AM (PDT). This webinar will prepare applicants for the 2023 AMCAS application cycle. Attendees will receive a walkthrough of the AMCAS application, available AMCAS resources, and more.

Speakers:

Candice Pantor
Manager, Admissions …

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Dr. Tomoko Sairenji talk 4/28

April 28, 2022 6-7pm PDT via Zoom

Join students from across the nation to hear from UW Medicine’s Dr. Tomoko Sairenji. Born and raised in Japan, Dr. Tomoko Sairenji attended International Christian University (ICU) High School and ICU before continuing …

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AMSA Mock ER registration open

The American Medical Student Association (AMSA) of UW has opened registration for their Mock ER on May 15. They’ve put together a 3-hour representation of real emergency medicine in which you’ll be competing in teams of four to triage, diagnose, …

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