Mentor Spotlight: Elizabeth Pimentel

Elizabeth Pimentel

Company: CUNY and Cornell Weill School of Medicine
Position: Adjunct Instructor
College/University you attended: NYU College of Arts and Science/ Univ of Colorado Program in Physical Therapy
Major: Society and the Arts/ Physical Therapy

How did you find your job? They asked me to work because they knew I had prior experience

What’s the weirdest job you ever had? Taxi Driver

What’s the best career advice you ever received? Always be aware of and open to opportunities that may present themselves in unusual ways

What is the hardest interview question you’ve ever been asked? How did you answer it? Where do you see yourself in 10 years? I answered it that I saw myself teaching in a physical therapy program

What part of your college experience prepared you most for the real world? Everything but hospital internships and volunteering as a tutor for public school students were both eye openers

If you could tell your college self one thing, what would it be? You can do whatever you set out to do…don’t underestimate yourself…reach for the stars.

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