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Summer Mentoring

Summer 2010

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Summer/Fall 2011

MS Geology (Environmental Hydrogeology Option) – Summer Mentoring Program

 Thursday July 7th: NSS College Conference room (new Building Wing B):
9:30am: Introductions
Careers in Hydrogeology and other opportunities, we can talk about job applications/resumes etc.

10:30am: David Hughes of BonTerra Consulting, Pasadena. Presentation and open discussion

11:30am:  Lunch (Bring your own or Join us at the University Club)

12:15pm: Leave for LMU/Ballona Wetlands
Visit LMU/Ballona Wetlands with Rick Shope (local watershed/wetland restoration efforts and role of educational institutions and non-profits)

1-1:30 Tour of Center for Urban Resilience research projects on campus (lab, garden, Ballona Creek overlook)
            2-minute Drive to Ballona Discovery Park (Shope leads convoy)

1:45-2:15 Gateway Experience at Ballona Discovery Park (watershed awareness)
            5- minute Drive to Ballona Wetlands (Shope leads convoy)

2:30-4:00 pm Tour of Ballona Wetlands (in-depth insight into research and restoration, history, and current projects)

Back by 5pm

 Friday July 8th: (Bring Lunch )
8:45am leave from CSULA
 Visit San Dimas Experimental Forest
--Review and History of Watershed Hydrogeology, methods in the LA region etc

Future Events:

1) Here is a reminder on workshops organized by the Career Center: All workshops are held in the Career Center Library. No reservations required.

“Writing a Winning Resume” Workshop
How to put together an effective resume and a power cover letter.
Wednesday July 20: 10 – 11 am

“Job Search Strategies” Workshop
Learn how to prepare for and conduct an e­ective job search campaign.
Monday August 1: 10 – 11 am

“Fundamentals of Interviewing” Workshop
Learn how preparation and practice can help you land the job.
Monday August 8: 3 – 4 pm

2) Career/project options continued
- Day/Time to be determined



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