Archive | October 2016

UCSF Information Session – Nov. 3rd

Dr. Jason Gestwicki (Assoc. Professor. Dept. Pharmaceutical Chemimstry for Neurodegenerative Disease) will be here at UCSD discussing opportunities at UC San Francisco for summer research as well as for graduate school.
 
Information about his research can be found here:
 
Presentation information:
November 3rd, 2016
4:00 pm
Large Conference Room
Original Student Center B

“Paid Research Opportunities at National Institutes of Health” Information Session

A message from the Academic Enrichment Programs (AEP):

Dear UC San Diego Student,

 
Academic Enrichment Programs (AEP) – [http://AEP.ucsd.edu] is sponsoring the following information session offered bySara Kimmich, who is an AEP Alumna and currently pursuing a Ph.D. in Neuroscience (see below for info)
 
Cutting Edge Paid Research at National Institutes of Health
National Institutes of Health (NIH) is the nation’s largest medical research agency, with institutes ranging from Oncology to Mental Health. NIH offers paid training opportunities for undergraduates, recent graduates and graduate students. The first 30 minutes will be a talk about the what, when and where and why research is awesome at NIH. The last 30 minutes will be used as workshop for resumes, applications and for open discussion on biomedical career pathways after UCSD.
 
The presentation will cover:
 
1.      Why work at NIH? Research at institutes vs research in academia
2.      What paid research opportunities are available at every level of education, from college freshmen to graduating seniors
3.      How to search government grant data bases to find the right research fit for your interests
4.      When to apply to paid research programs and how to tailor your application to land your top choice
 
 
About the speaker:
Sara Kimmich graduated from UC San Diego in 2015 with a degree in Cognitive Science. She moved to the National Institutes of Health in Maryland for a post-baccalaureate research year while applying to graduate programs, and is now a PhD student in the Joint Graduate Program in Neuroscience from National Institutes of Mental Health and University College London for her research on changing human brain network dynamics in real time.


Date: Thursday, November 17, 2016
Time: 4 – 5 p.m.
Location: Original Student Center Building “B” – Large Conference Room on the 2nd floor (across from the Art of Espresso/Mandeville Coffee Cart)
 
If you are interested in attending, please RSVP by filling out the following online form.
 
 
We sincerely hope many of you will take advantage of this great opportunity.  Don’t hesitate to contact me if you have any questions or would like more information.
 
We look forward to seeing you!
 
Best regards,
 
Jacquie Azize-Brewer, Ph.D.
on behalf of the AEP staff
(858) 534-8839

Nov. 2nd: Law School Information Fair (& related events)

Law School Fair
November 2, 2016 from 11:00am-2:00pm, Library Walk
Meet with over 80 law schools and test prep companies.  Talk to representatives about the admissions criteria, application process, and financial aid for law school. 
Is Law School Right for you?    
November 1, 2016 @ 12:30pm, Horizon Room, Career Center   

Interest in law school? Learn about the law school application process, timeline, financial aid, and resources to help you in making your law school decision.
UC Law Schools Admissions Panel    
Wednesday, November 2, 2016 @ 2:30pm, Horizon Room, Career Center   

Meet with admissions directors from the different UC Law Schools and hear about the admissions process and tips to becoming a competitive applicant.
LSAT Jeopardy    
Thursday, November 3, 2016 @ 3:00pm, Horizon Room, Career Center   

This event is an interactive Jeopardy game featuring categories such as law trivia, LSAT strategy tips, Kaplan’s course features, and much more! Hosted by Kaplan.  RSVP at bit.ly/UCSDlsatjeopardy2016
An Insider’s Guide to Law School Admissions
Monday, November 7, 2016 @ 2:00pm, Horizon Room Career Center

Get information about the law school application process from actual decision-makers.  Our panelists are your future file readers. Schools represented: NYU School of Law, UC Berkeley School of Law, University of Texas School of Law, and USC Gould School of Law.

Quarterly Convos In Global Health: Health Inequalities from a Gender Perspective

Did you know expectations of how men and women should behave on social constructs have an impact on health?
Join us next Wednesday, November 2nd at 3pm at the Great Hall, UC San Diego for a panel on discussion on how gender inequalities effect health outcomes from an interdisciplinary perspective.
Networking, opening reception and hear from expert panel on the topic!
 
·         Eventbrite RSVP (required)
·         Facebook Event Page
·         Blog Post
 
Panelists include:
Dr. Jennifer A. Wagman, Assistant Professor in the Division of Global Public Health, Department of Medicine and an active faculty member with UCSD’s Center on Gender Equity and Health. She also serves as the Deputy Director of the UC Global Health Institute’s Center of Expertise on Women’s Health, Gender, and Empowerment

Nora Vargas, Vice President of Community Engagement, Planned Parenthood of the Pacific Southwest

Kenyatta Parker, HIV Planning Group Support Staff, HIV, STD & Hepatitis Branch, County of San Diego Health & Human Services Agency

Dr. Erin Falvey, PhD, Executive Director, Christie’s Place

Join us for the 5th Annual Triton Innovation Challenge – Nov. 29th

5th Annual Triton Innvation Challenge
Tuesday, November 29, 2016 from 5:30 to 8 p.m.
Rady School of Management, Beyster Auditorium in Wells Fargo Hall
RSVP here

UC San Diego’s Rady School of Management, Jacobs School of Engineering and the Scripps Institution of Oceanography, and through the generosity of The William and Kathryn Scripps Family Foundation Inc., are pleased to present the Triton Innovation Challenge.

Now in its fifth year, the Triton Innovation Challenge competition spotlights commercially promising, environmentally focused technologies generated by UC San Diego’s finest minds. Students, faculty and staff from across campus will pitch their compelling, innovative ideas to a panel of expert judges in an attempt to win $20,000 in funding.

Program:

5:30 p.m. Networking reception
6 p.m. Finalist pitches
7:45 p.m. Winners announced, dessert reception
8 p.m. Event concludes

You will not want to miss this event!
RSVP today!

Please RSVP no later than November 25th.

5th annual Green Connections conference is November 3rd

At San Diego’s Swedish-American Chamber of Commerce, we are proud to present our fifth annual cleantech conference – Green Connections 2016. Over the years, Green Connections has grown in stature and reputation. This time, we are partnering with the Finnish American Chamber of Commerce. You will be able to experience cutting-edge innovations and meet investors, entrepreneurs, industry leaders, and other decision-makers from Sweden, Finland, and around the U.S.

Green Connections 2016 will take place very soon: Thursday, November 3. It will be held at SDG&E’s Energy Innovation Center in San Diego. This is a full-day event in a beautiful, LEED-certified facility with lunch and lots of networking. Sessions and discussions will focus on Zero Waste in the morning, and Clean Energy in the afternoon.

To sign up, please follow this link to sign up as a visitor. Student, postdocs and Young Professional members get $25 off the original ticket price of $55 while using the coupon code YPGC. This code is applied on the second page of Paypal called “Payment Information”

Triton Consulting Group is hosting Booz Allen Hamilton!

Interested in consulting? Want to learn more about just how the consulting lifestyle is, and if it’s the right career for you?

Triton Consulting Group will be hosting Booz Allen Hamilton, the world’s oldest management consulting firm. They will be coming in to speak about the work, culture, and life of a Booz Allen Hamilton consultant. This information session will be at the Governance Chambers on the fourth floor of Price Center East, on Thursday, November 3rd, from 8PM-9:30PM.

This is open to all majors and years!

WHO: Booz Allen Hamilton
WHAT: Information Session
WHERE: Governance Chambers, Price Center East (4th floor)
WHEN: Thursday, November 3rd, 8PM-9:30PM

Check out the facebook event for more information here !