[Coral-List] Fwd: CV program at MCERC; please post

Mithriel MacKay mithriel.mackay at gmail.com
Tue Mar 4 15:31:53 EST 2014

Dear Peers and Colleagues,

The Marine and Coastal Ecology Research Center (MCERC) is offering a
distance learning course aimed at helping undergraduates and recent
graduates of marine biology
marine science
, ecology
programs preparing to apply for internships, employment, or graduate school..

This program has been developed in response to many of our marine biology
students requesting a day of their field intensive courses be dedicated to
creating effective communication via CVs, letter of interest, and email
correspondence to potential employers and future graduate advisers.

Please share the information below with your students or peers.

CV Preparation for Marine Biologists
, marine scientists, and Marine Ecologists

Geared towards undergraduates and recent graduates of marine biology/marine

Ø  A distance learning program : participate  in a live classroom from your

Ø  prerequisites include a working computer with MS Word and reliable
internet access

Ø  8 hours of instruction: one 4 hour block  each week  for two weeks

Ø  Classes limited to 10 students per session

Ø  Preparation of an effective curriculum vitae and letter of interest

Ø  Tips on how to introduce and market yourself through email to
perspective employers and potential graduate advisers

Session 1: (2 Saturdays)                          April 26 and May 03, 2014
8:00am -12:00pm CST

Session 2: (2 Saturdays)                          April 26 and May 03, 2014
1:00pm -5:00pm CST

Session 3: (2 Sundays)                             April 27 and May 04,
2014 8:00am -12:00pm CST

Session 4: (2 Sundays)                             April 27 and May 04,
2014 1:00pm -5:00pm CST

Session 5: (2 Wednesdays)                      April 30 and May 07, 2014
6:00pm -10:00pm CST

Program fee: $100.00USD (MCERC program alumni receive a 10% discount!)

Please email Lindsey at Marine-Eco.org, Mithriel at Marine-Eco.org, with
questions  or visit our website www.Marine-Eco.org for more information ,
Simple Application Form, a poster to share with your students, and a course

*Your participation supports research and education programs at MCERC
including the Humpback Whale PhD Dissertation research project.*

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Mithriel M. MacKay
Ph.D. Candidate
Marine Mamma
ehavioral Ecology Group
Department of Marine Biology
Texas A&M University, Galveston
(830) 688-9878
mithriel.mackay at gmail.com


Director of Research and Education
Marine and Coastal Ecology Research Center
Pipe Creek, Texas 78063
Field house: San German, Puerto Rico, USA

www.Marine-Eco.org <http://www.marine-eco.org/>
MCERC.mail at gmail.com

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