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Free Continuing Education and Career Showcase

Workshops Show How to Transition to Higher Demand Jobs

Tips on finding and keeping great jobs plus personal enrichment will be offered at a free “Continuing Education and Career Showcase” from 4:30 to 7:30 pm Tuesday September 18 at UC San Diego Extension’s University City Center, 6256 Greenwich Drive, San Diego.

“The showcase is an excellent opportunity to attend informative workshops, get industry tips from professional associations and network with industry colleagues,” says Vicki Krantz, assistant dean for academic planning for UC San Diego Extension.  “This is also a good time to explore new career opportunities and get advice on how you might reinvent yourself by building new skills.

Career and enrichment workshops led by UC San Diego Extension faculty will include:

  • Toon In: Lessons from a Career in Animation
  • Not Merely Endure But Prevail: The Role of Humanities In Adult Education
  • Careers in Healthcare
  • A Winning Combination: Life Sciences + Technology
  • Get Innovative: How to be Entrepreneurial Within Your Job
  • New Facets of Leadership in a Changing World
  • Skills for Success in a High Tech Career
  • Master’s Degrees in Clinical Research, Health Law, or Leadership of Healthcare Organizations

Panelists include industry experts from the fields of green/sustainability, information technology, engineering, finance, healthcare, project management, adult education, and video games, as well as experts in career development.

Parking is free in the University City Center parking structure and refreshments will be served. Complimentary certificate registration (up to a $60 value) will be offered to showcase attendees. To register for this free event, and for more information, visit http://extension.ucsd.edu/showcase.

As the continuing education and public programs arm of the university, UC San Diego Extension educates approximately 56,000 enrollees annually, which translates to more than 26,000 students in over 4,300 courses. UC San Diego Extension is recognized nationally and internationally for linking the public to expert professionals and the knowledge resources of the University of California.

For the convenience of working adults, continuing education courses are held online or evenings and weekends on the UC San Diego main campus and two other locations: the Extension University City  Center and the Extension Mission Valley Center.


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