Workshop – Exploring a Career in Genetic Counseling

june, 2013

21jun(jun 21)1:00 pm(jun 21)1:00 pmWorkshop - Exploring a Career in Genetic Counseling

Event Details

Are you looking for a career that combines your love of science, sociology, psychology, and helping people? Then you should consider a career as a Genetic Counselor!

The genetic counseling profession is rapidly expanding and diversifying. The demand for genetic counselors in clinical, teaching, administrative, commercial, private practice, and consulting environments will continue well into the 21st century!  Genetic Counselors have specialized training (a Master’s degree) with over 30 training programs in the United States and Canada. Come and join us for this three hour workshop designed to help you learn about a career in Genetic Counseling, the types of students training programs are looking for, and tips for developing a strong graduate school application.

Speakers include: The Program Directors for the Stanford Genetic Counseling Master’s Training Program and the California State University-Stanislaus-UCSF Master’s Training program, current and newly graduated genetic counseling students, and genetic counselors with varying career tracks.

For questions, please contact Dr. Christina Palmer at cpalmer@mednet.ucla.edu. The workshop is free and is open to all currently enrolled students. REGISTER HERE

Co-sponsored by: Institute for Society and Genetics; Department of Human Genetics; UCLA Career Center

Time

(Friday) 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Location

Strathmore Building, Room 200

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