Surgical Technician & Assistant Job

February 13, 2017

CHP alumna, Katherine Chung, would look to share the following open position at her workplace with current CHP students:

Saddleback Eye Center, a professional medical/surgical facility in South Orange County (near Irvine Spectrum) is seeking a full-time back office/surgical assistant. This is a rewarding, hands-on clinical and surgical experience for college graduates who are considering medical school or P.A. school. You will be working directly with patients and doctors, both in a clinical as well as a surgical setting. We have trained over 25 medical surgical technicians over the past 10 years who have gone on to have successful careers as physicians or physician assistants. Responsibilities include conducting various diagnostic tests, pre- and post-post operative care, assisting the surgeon in the OR, etc. We are willing to train the right individual, no medical certification necessary. Must have completed or in the process of completing a Bachelor of Science degree in science related field from a 4 year university. (Job Type: Full-Time; Salary: $15/hour)

If you want to make a positive impact on people’s lives and work in a fast-paced, team-oriented environment, please submit the following documents to chungkp@uci.edu:

1.  Resume/Curriculum Vitae
2. A professional cover letter of your intention to apply and why you would be a great candidate for this position.

Applications are accepted on a rolling basis. For any questions, please contact Katherine Chung (chungkp@uci.edu).


Ready-Set-SOAR!

February 13, 2017

 Greetings!

The Ready-Set-SOAR (RSS) Graduate School Conference is a one-day event hosted by UCI Student Outreach and Retention.The goal of RSS Graduate School Conference is to foster a supportive community of graduates, professionals, and undergraduates to assist prospective students who are interested in pursuing graduate school. This conference aims to empower historically underrepresented, low-income, or first-generation students by providing them the knowledge and tools to develop professional and educational goals.

Who: Any undergraduate student who is interested in pursuing graduate school is welcome to attend.

What: A one-day conference where students will choose from a variety of graduate school preparation workshops to attend and network with graduate students and professionals.

When: (Week 8) Saturday, 03/04/17 from 10AM-4PM

Where: UCI Continuing Education, Yosemite Ballroom

Registration Link: http://bit.ly/2koztOX

*Deadline to Register: Friday, 02/24/17 at 5:00PM*

For more information about the SOAR Center, please visit: http://soar.uci.edu/


Enrolling in CHP Courses for Spring 2017

February 8, 2017

The Spring 2017 schedule of classes will be posted this Saturday, February 11 at https://www.reg.uci.edu/perl/WebSoc. In preparation, we have compiled the following information for you regarding enrollment in CHP courses for the upcoming quarter. For more information on when to enroll, be sure to visit the Registrar’s Calendar. The CHP staff will be available all of next week to answer your enrollment questions.

HUMANITIES 1C & H1CS

  • Who should enroll: All CHP freshmen
  • Make sure to enroll in both parts of Honors Humanities Core:
  1. HUMAN 1C Lecture (“Humanities Core Lec”); there will be three to choose from and they will be listed directly above the honors (“H”) seminars
  2. HUMAN H1CS Seminar (“Hum Core Wrt Honors”); there are several to choose from and each of these is linked with a specific lecture
  • Sometimes certain seminar sections displayed on the Schedule of Classes end up not being offered, so please plan a back-up section just in case.
  • If you are an NCAA athlete or a declared Drama, Dance, or Music major who has scheduling difficulties due to your practice/rehearsal schedule, you need to email requests for specific sections to honors@uci.edu by February 22nd.

CHEMISTRY H2C/LC

  • Who should enroll: All students currently enrolled in Chemistry H2C/LC and who need to continue with general chemistry
  • Make sure to enroll in all four parts of Honors Chemistry:
  1. CHEM H2C Lecture
  2. CHEM H2C Discussion
  3. CHEM H2LC Lab Lecture
  4. CHEM H2LC Lab
  • In the unlikely event that you will be unable to continue with Honors Chemistry, we will address this schedule change with you in Week 1 of Spring (grades will be posted on Friday, March 31st). Until then, you should enroll in Honors Chem H2C/LC as normal.

SOCIAL SCIENCE H1E

  • Who should enroll: All CHP sophomores and juniors have been pre-authorized for Honors Social Science Core.
  • If Social Science H1E is full before you enroll and you need to take the course next quarter, then add yourself to the waitlist. Showing demonstrated need (via students putting themselves on the waitlist) will allow us to secure a larger room for the course if necessary.
  • Alternatives to Social Science H1E include taking Chemistry H90 or taking a designated special honors seminars.

CHEMISTRY H90

  • Who should enroll: This class has been specially designed for CHP non-science majorsAll CHP sophomores and juniors have been pre-authorized for Honors Science Core.
  • Enrollment in lecture and discussion is required.

SPECIAL HONORS SEMINARS
The CHP is pleased to offer specially designed honors seminars that can be used to substitute for one quarter of a CHP core course as designated by the CHP. Please visit the Honors Seminars webpage for course descriptions and for more information about how these seminars may help you fulfill your CHP core course requirements. Seminars offered for Spring 2017 include:

  • HUMANITIES H82
    • “Sanctuary: Medieval and Beyond” with Professor Elizabeth Allen
    • Who should enroll: This small, four-unit honors seminar is open to all CHP sophomores, juniors, seniors and transfer students in the CHP on a first come, first served basis.  These students have been pre-authorized to enroll.
    • Credit: GE Category III or IV, may substitute for one quarter of Social Science Core.
    • Only one automatic substitution of a seminar for a core course total permitted per student; no petition needed.
  • HUMANITIES H145
    • “The Arts of Contemporary Communication” with Professor James Herbert, Professor Julia Lupton, and Professor Jonathan Alexander
    • Who should enroll: This small, four-unit honors seminar is open to all CHP sophomores, juniors, seniors and transfer students in the CHP on a first come, first served basis.  These students have been pre-authorized to enroll.
    • Credit: No GE credit, no CHP core course credit.
  • LOGIC & PHILOSOPHY OF SCIENCE H80
    • “Scientific Realism and Instrumentalism” with Professor Kyle Stanford
    • Who should enroll: This small, four-unit honors seminar is open to all CHP sophomores, juniors, seniors and transfer students in the CHP on a first come, first served basis.  These students have been pre-authorized to enroll.
    • Credit: GE Category II, may substitute for one quarter of Science Core.
    • Only one automatic substitution of a seminar for a core course total permitted per student; no petition needed.
  • MUSIC H80
    • “Experiments in Music” with Professor Christopher Dobrian
    • Who should enroll: This small, four-unit honors seminar is open to all CHP sophomores, juniors, seniors and transfer students in the CHP on a first come, first served basis.  These students have been pre-authorized to enroll.
    • Credit: GE Category IV, may substitute for one quarter of Social Science Core.
    • Only one automatic substitution of a seminar for a core course total permitted per student; no petition needed.
  • PHYSICS H80
    • “The Impact of World War I on Physics, Chemistry, Astronomy, and other Sciences” with Professor Virginia Trimble
    • Who should enroll: This small, four-unit honors seminar is open to all CHP sophomores, juniors, seniors and transfer students in the CHP on a first come, first served basis.  These students have been pre-authorized to enroll.
    • Credit: GE Category II, may substitute for one quarter of Science Core.
    • Only one automatic substitution of a seminar for a core course total permitted per student; no petition needed.

ADDITIONAL IMPORTANT INFORMATION:

  • Freshmen, if you need to enroll in more than 18 units during the initial enrollment window, feel free to stop by the CHP Office to touch base about your options.
  • All CHP courses must be taken for a letter grade.
  • Honors to Honors transfer students, please note that you are required to take one CHP research seminar or one course toward completion of your school/major honors program during your first year at UCI.
  • If you have unexpected or unusual course planning difficulties, you must submit a petition (to postpone, etc.) by the end of week 8. Please note that the CHP has made changes to the petitioning process. If you wish to meet with a CHP advisor to discuss a draft of your petition, call the CHP Office at (949) 824-5461. Petitions are not guaranteed to be approved.
  • Please note that you do not need to take CHP Social Science Core and Science Core in order. You just need to take at least one course a quarter until both cores are completed.
  • Seniors who need to enroll in Science Core or Social Science Core, please email honors@uci.edu by February 22nd to be authorized to enroll.

Scholarship Opportunities Program: W’17 Wk 5

February 6, 2017

Please visit http://scholars.uci.edu/ for more info.

Winter 2017 Walk-In Hours: Tuesdays 2:00-3:00 p.m, and Thursday 12:00pm-1:00pm. Location: Ayala Science Library, 1st Floor in the Writing Center. Please check in at the front desk. If you would like to make a personalized appointment, please complete the Prospective Scholarship Winner Information Form and please email sklrship@uci.edu to set up an appointment.

*INTERNATIONAL OPPORTUNITY* – Are you a future leader in global public policy, business or international studies? Please join SOP to discuss the Schwarzman Scholars Program – a fully-funded master’s degree program aimed at international cooperation at Tsinghua University in Beijing, China (taught in English). A representative/selection officer from Schwarzman will be there to discuss the details. Please visit our website for more info: here Date: Feb 9 at 11am – Student Services II, Rm 1010AB

Check out our blog, Q & A’s with Scholarship Winners.

*UPCOMING SCHOLARSHIP WORKSHOPS* – Come find out about our office and the scholarships we work with!
Feb. 13                  4:00 – 5:00 p.m.    HG 1030                International Students
6:00 – 7:00 p.m.    HG 1030                Health, Business & Policy


MPL Summer Internship Program

February 6, 2017

The MPL Summer Internship Program is a ten-week paid internship opportunity in the Marine Physical Laboratory (MPL) at the Scripps Institution of Oceanography, UC San Diego, in La Jolla, California that offers qualified students the opportunity to with some of the most notable scientists in the world. Applications are due February 17 at 4:00 p.m. PST.


UCI Summer Conference Assistant

February 6, 2017

Need a job over the summer? Conference Assistants (CAs) assist Student Center & Event Services Staff and Student Housing staff in the overall implementation of summer conference programs. Applications are due Thursday, February 9 by 5 p.m.


Trinh Mai

February 6, 2017

Trinh Mai Open Studio & Gallery Visit (Friday, March 3rd from 1:30-3:30 p.m., departure from UCI at 12:45 p.m.)

Join CHP and Asian American Studies on a trip to Grand Central Art Center in downtown Santa Ana! Artist-in-Residence Trinh Mai welcomes students to come see her art and talk about her creative process. We will be touring her art studio and her War Wounds exhibit. Mai is also the Visual Arts Designer and resident artist for UCI’s Vietnamese American Oral History Project. For more information, click here.

Register for this event and sign-up for carpools in the CHP Office by Monday, Feb. 27th. *SSP*


CHP Leaders Lunch

February 6, 2017

The CHP is pleased to invite you to Lunch with Leadership *SSP*!  This new quarterly series will provide CHP students the opportunity to enjoy a hosted lunch and engage in discussion with an established leader in the community.

This winter will feature
CEO, Project Hope Alliance (PHA)
Jennifer Friend

Date: Tuesday, February 28, 2017
Time: 11:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Location: Social & Behavior Sciences Gateway (SBSG) 1200

For more information about Jennifer Friend, please continue to read her profile.

Space at the lunch is limited to the first 14 students who RSVP by February 21st using the EEE survey link.

You must be able to attend the entire lunch in order to be eligible to sign-up.

If you have further questions regarding the Lunch with Leadership series, please contact the CHP at honors@uci.edu.


Bio 98 Volunteers Needed!

February 6, 2017

Did well in Bio 98? Want to help both CHP and non-CHP students? Want to be fed pizza? If the above criteria fit you, we’re looking for some volunteers to help current Bio 98 students! It will be held in Arroyo Vista on Thursday of Week 6, Feb. 16 at 7:30 p.m. If you’re interested, please email Royal Siu, the current RA of AV, at royals@uci.edu!


Faculty Coffee Hour: Volunteer Sign-ups

February 6, 2017

Hello CHP! Would you like to volunteer to help Faculty Coffee Hour be a success on Friday of Week 7, February 24th? Then please fill out this Google Form by Friday of Week 6, February 17th.


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