Archive | September 2012

Welcome Back!!


Happy first day of the quarter everyone! Just a reminder, walk-in advising hours are:

Otterson Hall, 2nd floor, student services area
(Coming from Ridgewalk, enter the wing on the right side of the courtyard)
Tuesdays/Thursdays 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Wednesdays 2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
or by appointment (email undergrad@rady.ucsd.edu)

New Social Networking Site, At The Pool, Launches at UCSD

At The Pool is a start-up social networking site that matches users with local users who share the same interests.  ATP is launching at UCSD this fall (www.atthepool.com with invite code “UCSD”). ATP has already launched at a number of college campuses across the country, including UC Berkeley and UC Davis.

At The Pool at UCSD is a UCSD-specific “pool” that undergrads, grad students, alumni, professors, and other faculty can join and use to meet other people on campus who share the same interests – a great tool for both social and academic/career purposes. Imagine being a junior seeking experience in Big Four Accounting and being matched with a senior who had just finished a summer internship at PwC!

At The Pool is an ongoing tool that provides one match per 24 hours, and makes the networking process a lot easier.  Join today!

Free GMAT Prep Course

Through a grant UCSD Extension will be offering a GMAT Test Prep course beginning 10/13/12 free to full time students at UCSD (regular $400).

Click here for the course description/dates/times.  The instructor has been teaching the GMAT professionally for over 3 years and scored in the top 95th percentile.

Students will also receive the Official Guide for GMAT Review free of charge.

Interested students should email (launch@ucsd.edu) for details on enrollment.  They can only accept the first 25 students who respond!

Marketing Internship with Injinji Inc.


Marketing, PR & Social Media Intern

Injinji Inc., innovator of the “Original Performance Toesock” is looking for a creative, driven and articulate college intern to help manage our online presence/social media campaigns and assist Marketing Department. This is an excellent opportunity for students pursuing a career in Sports Marketing, PR, Journalism or related fields in Communications. Interest in running and outdoor industry a PLUS!

The internship requires 12 hours of work per week, unpaid and must be for college credit. We offer weekly travel stipend.

About Injinji:

Injinji is the Innovator of “The Original Performance Toesock”™ for sport, outdoor and casual use. A recipient of the American Podiatric Medical Association’s Seal of Acceptance, Injinji’s product line is recognized for its ability to provide superior moisture management and healthy digital alignment. For more information on the company visit: www.injinji.com.

Responsibilities:

-Support Marketing & Creative Team with daily administrative tasks

-Assist in organizing, researching and writing content for our blog and social media platforms including: Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Instagram, Pinterest

-Research other appropriate social media sites and track relevant press in the industry

-Assist in all aspects of brand creation and market strategy

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The Risk Management Society

Did you know The Risk and Insurance Management Society, Inc. (RIMS) offers annual memberships to educators and students at NO COST?  Take a look at www.rims.org/membership/Pages/Educators.aspx to view the many member benefits including job postings.

RIMS is the preeminent organization dedicated to advancing the practice of risk management. Founded in 1950, RIMS brings networking, professional development, and educational opportunities to its membership of more than 10,000 risk management professionals who operate in more than 120 countries. Our not-for-profit organization represents more than 3,500 industrial, service, nonprofit, charitable, and government entities. For more information on RIMS, visit www.RIMS.org.

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