Triton Consulting Group’s GBM with Booz Allen Hamilton was a success!

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A message from UCSD’s Triton Consulting Group:

“A huge thank you to Booz Allen Hamilton and everyone who came to hear about them and their experience. We had a really successful GBM and hope that the speech and the networking session after was helpful!” 

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Like their page on FB for more exciting TCG events to come!
https://www.facebook.com/UCSDTCG/

Ujima Black History Month Scholarship Opportunity

The African American Studies Minor would like to bring to your attention a wonderful scholarship opportunity that may be relevant to you. The Ujima Network Black History Month Scholarship is currently available to currently enrolled, full-time, UCSD undergraduate students.
 
This scholarship recognizes academic and creative achievement in the study of African Americans, their history and culture, through either a research paper or publicly presented creative work or presentation.
 
The application deadline is Friday, December 9th, 2016!
 
This year we are using an online scholarship application and nomination form available at ucsd.acdemicworks.com.
Questions? Contact:
Mya D. Hines, mdhines@ucsd.edu or
Michele Ojeda, mlojeda@ucsd.edu

AEP is Hosting: URS Info Session – Nov. 9th, 4pm, NSB

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Academic Enrichment Programs is hosting an information session on how to apply to UC San Diego’s Undergraduate Research Scholarships (URS) and will mention other summer opportunities briefly:
Undergraduate Research Scholarships (URS) & Summer Opportunities Info Session
Wednesday, November 9th, 2016
4 – 5 p.m.
@ Natural Sciences Building Auditorium
Questions? Contact:
Sophia Tsai, Ph.D.
Research Scholarships Coordinator
p: 858.534.9014 | e: stsai@ucsd.edu

JPMorgan Chase Bank’s Info Session – Monday, 11/7

You are invited to JPMorgan Chase Bank’s Info Session!

Date: November 7, 2016
Time: 5:00pm-6:30pm
Location: Career Center
RSVP: Here
Description:
The purpose of this session is to educate students about the Middle Market Banking & Specialized Industries Group within the Commercial Bank. The Commercial Bank covers clients that have between $20 million – $2 billion in annual revenue. There will be representatives from the Core Middle Market Banking team and the GHHN team which focuses on clients within the government, higher education, healthcare, and non-profit space. The clients typically have between $20 million – $500 million in annual revenue.
**** Also, we will discuss the 2017 summer intern and full-time analyst programs
and the application process ****

The Ina Coolbrith Memorial Poetry Contest 2016-2017

The UCSD Department of Literature is now accepting campus submissions for The Ina Coolbrith Memorial Poetry Prize!  Entries must be submitted to the Literature Undergraduate Office, Room 110 Literature Building, by 4:00 p.m. on Thursday, December 8th, 2016.
The Ina Coolbrith Memorial Poetry Prize is awarded for the best unpublished poem or group of poems by an undergraduate student at the University of California campuses, University of the Pacific, Mills College, Stanford University, Santa Clara University and St. Mary’s College.  The prize was established by friends of Ina Coolbrith, former Poet Laureate for California.  Approximately $1500 is available annually for prizes, to be apportioned by the judging campus.
Entries must be typed, with only the last four digits of the entrant’s PID and the name of the contest (Coolbrith) printed at the top of each page—with no other identifying information, please.  A cover sheet will be attached to each set of poems (1-3 poems per person may be submitted).  Cover sheets can be picked up in the Literature Undergraduate Office (Room 110 of the Literature Building).
Contestants should retain original copies of their poetry, as entries will not be returned.  Participating campuses will each select three finalists, which will be forwarded to the final panel of judges.  For full contest details and information, go to: http://financialaid.berkeley.edu/prizes-and-honors-ina-coolbrith-memorial-poetry-prize

UCSF Information Session – Nov. 3rd

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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