Career Fair and Working Globally, Locally Panel

Wednesday May 9, 2012 is the BIG Day for Global Health Week!!! Please join the UW Global Health Resource Center for the following two feature events:

Career Resources Fair – Futures in Global Health Day Location: Mary Gates Common Time: 10:00am-2:00pm

Seattle is THE hub for agencies that address global and local health issues. Please join us for our annual Career Resources Fair, come get to know the different organizations and what they look for from individuals interested in their line of work. Over a dozen participating will be there! The following will be in attendance:

PATH Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center Seattle BioMed Health Alliance International Global Health Fellows Program II/Public Health Institute Infectious Disease Research Institute (IDRI) Sea Mar Community Health Centers Child Family Health International (CFHI) Global Alliance to Prevent Prematurity and Stillbirth (GAPPS) Water 1st International Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation VillageReach Consejo Counseling and Referral Services Indigenous Wellness Research Institute (IWRI) Mama Maria Clinics Peace Corps American Red Cross UW I-TECH UW Engineers without Borders The Career Center at the University of Washington UW International Program and Exchanges UW Global Health Resource Center

Please join us later in the afternoon for another Global Health week feature event

Career Panel – “Working Globally, Locally” Location: South Campus Center, Room 316 Time: 4:00-5:30pm

This panel will showcase Global Health issues that are prevalent here in Seattle and how fieldwork can be achieved in our community. Focusing on local immigrant and refugee organizations, this event will connect the global to the local, highlighting the types of skills students need to get involved in this line of work.

Dr. King Holmes, Chair of the University of Washington Global Health Department, will be moderating and a range of panelists with a diversity of experiences will be leading the panel discussion:

Jaime Garcia – Executive Director of Consejo Counseling and Referral Service Christine Mattfeld – ELL Health Education Specialist, Seattle Public Schools Risho Sapano – Arabic Domestic Violence Victim’s Advocate, Refugee Women’s Alliance (ReWa) Adam Taylor – Project Manager, Global to Local Initiative, King County Public Health

**Any questions? Please contact Annya Pintak, ** Please visit our website for additional events! _______________________________________________ Advisers mailing list

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