Thermo Fisher is a global leader in designing and developing health science instruments, lab supplies, software, and professional services. Recorded by the community colleges, this panel features members of their team representing different roles and departments.
A global leader in genomics, designing and manufacturing instruments and systems for sequencing genomes, and analyzing genetic variations. They use information from DNA to help solve real world problems like cancer, genetic diseases, disease outbreaks and more.
Sharp is a SD healthcare company with 7 hospitals, 3 affiliated medical groups, over 2,600 physicians, and over 18,000 employees. Recorded by the community colleges, this presentation features 2 Sharp professionals discussing careers in nursing.
Illumina created a series of career videos to highlight the diverse career opportunities in the field of genomics. Seven employees share their day-to-day schedule, what they work on, and who they work with.
Psychology is often limited to the idea of therapy, but Dr. Stanton, a licensed psychologist who serves individuals, families, and couples shares the opportunities in forensics, abnormal psychology, and public health.
A NAMI representative covers concerns surrounding mental health, how it impacts youth, tools for working through it, and insight from a person with lived experience of the subject matter. They also provide an overview of growing careers in the mental health field.
An injury prevention program designed to prevent children and young adults from suffering traumatic brain or spinal cord injuries. This session covers the anatomy, physiology, and personal testimonies from survivors of these injuries.
Dr. Garcia talks about her current research working on the Harnessing Plants Initiative, a climate change prevention approach that uses Earth’s existing carbon storage mechanisms. To keep more carbon in the ground, she is developing a new generation of wetland plants.
The medical director and assistant technician provide insight into the services Planned Parenthood offers. The discussion includes info on how students can start their career pathway in a health center with descriptions of entry-level positions and their requirements.
Features the Director of Ambulatory Services and a Registered Nurse in Radiation Oncology. This presentation is recorded by the community colleges who include career exploration resources for students interested in healthcare.
IFNH is a nutrition-based professional organization for health care workers. Their Executive Director shares the importance of pre-WWII nutrition research, how food affects the endocrine system, and the importance of 'whole food.'
Several professionals from Kaiser Permanente, Alvarado Hospital Medical Center, and the community colleges describe the differences in the roles and requirements of Medical Assistants (MAs), Certified Nursing Assistants (CNAs) and Licensed Vocational Nurses (LVNs).
Features a labor market info presentation by the community colleges, followed by an industry panel including the CEO of Biotech Online, the Senior Manager of Systems Design Engineering at Dexcom, and the VP of Research & Development at Microtek, Inc.
Features the Senior Art Director from Marketing, the Executive Assistant from their Sequencing Division, a Cell Biologist from Research & Development, and a Software Engineer Manager from their IT team. Recorded by the SD County Community Colleges.
Features a Manager of Systems Design Engineering, a Data Scientist, an Automation Engineer from their Microbial Manufacturing Services Division, and a Product Manager of Cell Biology. Recorded by the SD County Community Colleges.
Vertex is a medical research company that creates transformative medicines for people with serious and genetic diseases. This virtual lab is a series of tours and presentations to give students an inside view into their daily work.
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