Environmental Career Development Day – Nov. 15

The ESRM and Communication programs will be sponsoring the Third Annual Environmental Career Development Day on Tuesday, Nov. 15 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the John Spoor Broome Library Exhibition Hall 1320.  The purpose of the event is to provide students with an opportunity to meet with various environmental professionals to learn about their organizations, the skills needed for jobs in the field, and to develop their professional network.  Participating vendors and experts include governmental agencies, private consultants and non-governmental organizations.

The event is not a “job fair,” but an opportunity for students to identify their goals and to assess their strengths with respect to their academic preparation and to learn about the skills that may be helpful for a particular career path.

For additional information contact Linda O’Hirok, ESRM lecturer at ext. 2696 or  linda.ohirok@csuci.edu

A  Meal to Change the World: The Oxfam Hunger Banquet – Nov. 30

University Experience Associates and the Center for Community Engagement will hold “A Meal to Change the World: The  Oxfam Hunger Banquet” on Wednesday, Nov. 30 from 5 to 6:30 p.m. at Malibu Hall 100. The Oxfam Hunger Banquet brings awareness of the 850 million people in the world suffering from hunger and the 30,000 children under the age of five dying every day of preventable causes including malnutrition.  By participating in the Hunger Banquet, CI students will be doing their part to bring awareness and action to change these grim realities. Come learn what you can do to bring change to this global issue.  We are asking participants to bring canned food to donate to FOOD Share, Ventura County’s regional food bank.

For additional information contact Pilar Pacheco, Associate Director of the Center for Community Engagement at ext.8851 or pilar.pacheco@csuci.edu.

Sixth-Annual Alumni Mentorship & Networking Night – Dec. 1

The Alumni & Friends Association (AFA) is hosting its Sixth-Annual Alumni Mentorship & Networking Night on Thursday, Dec. 1 from 4 to 5:30 p.m at the MVS Center for Integrative Decision Making.  This unique event matches members of the AFA with a local professional in their field to enhance networking skills and learn about leadership opportunities. 

For additional information contact Jonathan Neira, Administrative Assistant, at ext. 3764 or jonathan.neira@csuci.edu.

B&TP Holiday Mixer - Dec 1

The Ninth Annual Business & Technology Partnership (B&TP) Holiday Mixer will be held on Thursday, Dec. 1.  Students, faculty, and staff are eligible to purchase two tickets at a special rate of $20 per person.
This year’s Holiday Mixer will feature “Innovation in Animation: The Art and Science of Visual Effects.” Keynote speaker Drew Tolman has over a decade of experience making family blockbusters and reporting to some of the most successful executives and producers in Hollywood.  Tolman has moved between four studios (Fox, Disney, Universal, and Warner Bros.) in both development and production in 2D animation, 3D animation and VFX/Live Action. She has helped build three animation studios and has managed nearly every department at one point or another. Currently, she is a Post Production Supervisor for The Walt Disney Company and will be speaking on her experience  working with animation and visual effects.

For additional information contact Alissa Larreta, Events Specialist at ext. 8916 or alissa.larreta@csuci.edu.

© Wavelength November 10, 2011

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