Vol 7. Issue 31 / October 22, 2007

In Brief

Postdoc Seminar: "How to Craft a Winning Resume"
Ryan Wheeler, manager of the Postdoctoral Services Office will present "How to Craft a Winning Resume" on Wednesday, October 24, from 3:30 to 4:30 PM. Topics will include the difference between a CV and a resume, tips to highlight your accomplishments, examples of effective resumes, and cover letter writing. This course, which will be offered several times each year, is particularly geared for postdocs and graduate students who are interested in industry and other non-academic positions. Registration is required. RSVP to Ryan Wheeler, rwheeler@scripps.edu.

Postdoc Workshop: "Career Transitions"
Jan Hill, director of the Counseling & Psychological Services Department, and Ryan Wheeler, manager of the Postdoctoral Services Office, will present a three-session group workshop on career transitions on Wednesday, October 31, Wednesday, November 7, and Wednesday, November 14, from 3 to 4:30 PM. The sessions will offer a confidential small group environment for participants to address questions about continuing an academic career track, discern types of work that match their skills and personality, identify transferable skills developed as grad students and postdocs, and examine their values, priorities, alternatives, and goals to help guide their next career steps. Participants must RSVP and commit to all three sessions. Contact Ryan Wheeler, rwheeler@scripps.edu or x4-9740 to sign-up.

Upcoming Onsite Clinics
On Monday, October 29, Wednesday, October 31, and Friday, November 2, personnel from Sharp Rees-Stealy Medical Group will be onsite to conduct TB screenings, hepatitis B immunizations, serum draws, and tetanus immunizations.

The clinics will be conducted in the 3366 Building, in Room 325, on the third floor, from 11 AM to 2 PM on Monday, Wednesday, and Friday.

No appointments are necessary. TB screening requires a 48 to 72 hour follow-up. Individuals receiving the TB screen on Monday will need to return on Wednesday, and individuals screened on Wednesday, will need to return on Friday. Initiation of the TB screening process will not be available on Friday, but hepatitis B immunization, serum draws, and tetanus immunizations will be. To learn more about these programs, see the Environmental Health & Safety Occupational Medicine web page.


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