Landing a Job in Engineering

Getting hired is hard. From finding the right position, to getting a call back, to acing the interview – each step presents its own challenge. There is so much advice out there, but who better to listen to than two senior level managers at San Diego companies?

Silvia De Dea from ASML and Janet Koenig from Cubic Transportation Systems sat down with Startup San Diego’s Neal Bloom to share their insights into getting hired, and growing your career. In addition to great technical skills, both agree communication is more important now than ever before. Koenig and De Dea go into detail about how you can show off your communication skills, even if you’re an introvert, by properly preparing for your interview. In this enlightening conversation, the pair also discusses how to advance your career, while staying open to new opportunities.

Watch Getting Hired: A Manager’s Perspective – Career Transitions in Engineering: Insights from the Field

Turbo Charge Your Job Hunt

28254Because he loves his job as an employment industry expert, few people think more about work than Phil Blair.

Beginning in 1977, he has built Manpower San Diego into the largest Manpower franchise in the U.S. It is San Diego’s fourth largest for-profit employer providing approximately 2,500 jobs daily.

Watch Job Won and learn strategies and techniques to leverage your education and experience into a career you’re passionate about.

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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.

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.

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The Atlantic Meets the Pacific

Want to hear from the doctors at the forefront of Obama’s BRAIN initiative? Or, learn about the cutting edge of drone science intended for personal civilian use? Or, get a guided tour inside the Scripps Research Institute and the Sanford Consortium for Regenerative Medicine?

Well, you can do all those things at this year’s The Atlantic Meets the Pacific. This third annual conference, presented by The Atlantic Magazine and UC San Diego, gathers top thought leaders in technology and health to discuss their ground breaking research in panels and interviews.

This year’s speakers will include top UCSD scientists such as Eric Topol, Todd Coleman, Scott M. Lippman, Jacopo Annese, Ralph J. Greenspan; business and technology leaders like Roni Zeiger and Chris Anderson; and prize winning journalists and authors such as Laurie Garrett, Deepak Chopra, Clifton Leaf, and many many more!

The Atlantic Meets the Pacific will take place here at UCSD on October 2 through 4. If you can’t attend, don’t worry! UCSD-TV will be there will to catch all exciting speakers.

Can’t wait for the conference? Check out UCSD-TV’s coverage of last year’s The Atlantic Meets Pacific!

Watch a video from last year’s The Atlantic Meets the Pacific of Dr. Eric Topol explaining his new medical device that could revolutionize healthcare in a very personal way. What will he talk about this year?

See other videos from UCSD-TV’s coverage of The Atlantic Meets the Pacific!

"60 Seconds and You're Hired!" with Robin Ryan

If you enjoy what you do, you’ll never work a day in your life.

But how do you land your dream job?

Top career coach and author Robin Ryan visited UC San Diego for 2013 Career Boost Camp and UCSD-TV has captured some of her tips for taking your career to the next level.

Hear her strategies for promoting your own personal brand that will allow you to pursue more fulfilling work, while representing yourself as best you can to potential employers.

Watch “60 Seconds and You’re Hired!” with Robin Ryan as she discusses how to improve your career with Reo Carr, executive editor of San Diego Business Journal.

For more career tips check out Robin Ryan’s book, “60 Seconds and You’re Hired!” or check out the articles, videos and podcasts available at The Career Channel.