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School-to-Career News 11/7

The Real World Series is Monday, Nov. 7th, 3:30-5:00 p.m.

All students are invited to bring their resumes and sign up for a mock interview with area employers and Work Source Lane. For those students entering the workforce after graduation, there will be a representative to talk about training to become a Certified Nurse Aid and a representative from Murphy Plywood will talk about careers available in the wood product industry for students with a high school diploma and more. There will also be raffles and snacks! See Mary Beth in the School-to-Career office located in the STEM building for more information.

Lane Community College Placement testing

Testing in reading, writing & math will be offered on the following dates and times:

  • Wednesday, Nov. 9, 7:45 a.m., STEM building
  • Wednesday, Nov. 30, 7:45 a.m., STEM building
  • Wednesday, Jan. 11, 7:45 a.m., STEM building
  • Wednesday, Jan. 25, 7:45 a.m., STEM building
  • Wednesday, Feb. 15, 7:45 a.m., STEM building

Students must have an L-number and bring their photo ID. If you don’t have an L-number, please see Mary Beth in the School-to-Career office in the STEM building at least a week before coming to the testing. PLEASE study for this test. There is a free app that you can download on your PC or Mac computer or any smart phone. Go to www.accuplacer.org and click on Information for Students.

WISE

The Women in Science & Engineering club invites all students to attend the WISE Guest Speaker Series. The series is held at lunch in various locations about the school.
Thursday, November 10 – Kara Nell, UO graduate student, a runner up for the 2016 Science Slam will explain her winning science experiment. Kara has also been a committed member to the UO Women in Graduate Science group and a presenter at the WISE Symposium.

Thursday, November 17th — Kyla Martichuski UO Biology graduate and 2016 Fullbright US Student will talk about her upcoming research in breast cancer at the Auckland Cancer Society Research Center at the University of Auckland, New Zealand.

Thursday, December 1st — Charity Woodrum – NASA Intern and student of Astrophysics will talk about her experience at the Marshall Space Flight Center in Florida and her work capturing the finer data of gravitational waves.

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Topics include: What customer service is and how to do it well, how to make espresso/non- espresso drinks, order taking and cashiering, and how to go about finding a job and interviewing. Instructor: Sue Harnly, Voted Eugene Weekly’s, Best Barista 2011, 2013 & runner up 2012.

Barista Basics Classes ($175)

  • November 14 & 16 Monday & Wednesday 3:30-6:30pm
  • December 5 & 7 Monday & Wednesday 5:00-8:00pm

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