Category Archives: Career Channel

Two New Shows on The Career Channel

Check out these motivating new programs on the Career Channel:

8232Be the Talent Companies Crave: A Winning Guide to Career Advancement with Phil Blair

Do you want to know the secrets to getting hired and/or advancing your career? Who better to share insights than Phil Blair who has placed over 500,000 people in jobs? Blair is the Executive Officer of Manpower Staffing, San Diego’s largest employment placement firm and is among our regions most respected business leaders. In this question and answer session, Blair shares strategies and techniques to leverage your education and experience and ultimately build a career you’re passionate about.

Watch Be the Talent Companies Crave: A Winning Guide to Career Advancement with Phil Blair.


8232Refire! Don’t Retire with Ken Blanchard and Mort Shaevitz

Join UC San Diego’s Mary L. Walshok as she moderates a timely discussion with best-selling author Ken Blanchard. Blanchard’s latest book is Refire! Don’t Retire: Make the Rest of Your Life the Best of Your Life, co-authored with psychologist Morton Shaevitz. Together, Blanchard and Shaevitz weave poignant life stories and humorous anecdotes with their own experiences, wisdom, and advice. The message to those in their 50s, 60s and beyond: View each day as an opportunity to enhance relationships, stimulate minds, revitalize bodies, and grow spiritually.

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Want the job of your dreams? Then create your own!

29132Considering a life as an entrepreneur? If so, you won’t want to miss Create Your Own Job, an informative panel discussion featuring four professionals who all took the plunge by creating their own companies.

Moderated by Lee Ann Kim of Pacific Arts Movement, panelists include Adam Markowitz of Portfolium, Denise Bevers of Kindred Biosciences and Henry DeVries of Indie Books International. While each are in different stages of their careers, they all share stories of sacrifices and risk-taking, setbacks and triumphs…and why they wouldn’t have it any other way.

Watch Create Your Own Job on The Career Channel.

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Find the Right Path to Your Medical Career

8232Approaches to a successful career in medicine can be many and varied.

UC San Diego Extension’s Post-Baccalaureate Premedical Program is one such avenue highlighted in The Persistence Factor: Alternative Pathways to Your Medical Career. This informative panel discussion features four experts in medical education as well as a recent graduate of this exciting new program.

Geared toward students and working professionals who, for whatever reason, missed out on the most direct route to medical school admission, The Persistence Factor gives viewers insights into what the medical school experience is really like and offers the all-important advice on how to get there.

Watch The Persistence Factor: Alternative Pathways to Your Medical Career.

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Conversation with GoPro Founder, Nick Woodman

28380UC San Diego Alumnus and GoPro Founder Nick Woodman turned to his wife Jill recently and asked, “Is this really happening?”

The occasion was Nick’s triumphant return to UC San Diego where he was interviewed along with Jill and former classmate Justin Wilkenfeld in front of a boisterous audience of students and GoPro fans.

Watch A Conversation with Nick Woodman and learn how Nick’s degree in Visual Arts along with his passion and perseverance led to the creation of the world’s fastest growing camera company.

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The Career Channel Introduces Two New Career Development Shows

Whether you’d prefer to work in a lab or outside of one, the Career Channel has you covered. Watch these new programs which explore two very different careers in science.

Careers in Biotech Patent Law

25967Intellectual property (IP) rights are essential to the survival of life science companies. Careers in Biotech Patent Law features three industry experts discussing current issues facing IP professionals in the life science industry and explores career opportunities for scientists seeking to remain close to cutting edge discovery without being in the lab.

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Careers in Bioinformatics and Precision Medicine

26010Bioinformatics integrates molecular and clinical research with patient data and outcomes, aiming to place the patient at the center of all elements. Watch Careers in Bioinformatics and Precision Medicine with Semyon Kruglyak, of Illumina, Inc. to learn how bioinformatics has evolved to deal with Next Gen Sequencing data and discover emerging opportunities for biomedical and clinical researchers.

Watch Careers in Bioinformatics and Precision Medicine.

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