Illumina to Host MVPVets Re-Careering Event for Veterans
SAN DIEGO, Oct. 21, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- MedTech and BioTech Veterans Program (MVPVets) announced today that Illumina, Inc. will partner with the program to host a re-careering event for transitioning military and veterans at its San Diego headquarters.
Military personnel within 12 months of their transition from the service and honorably discharged OIF/OEF veterans are invited to apply for the opportunity to learn more about medical device and health care careers, participating in a free one-day seminar that brings veterans together with mentors from the medical technology industry.
During the event, veterans will participate in interactive sessions that include resume review and refinement, job interview training and mock interviews, social media and branding, and networking. There is no cost for participating veterans; however pre-registration is required (includes all materials, parking, and snacks).
When: Thursday, Nov. 5, 2015, 3 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. (Registration begins at 2:30 p.m.)
Where: Illumina Inc.
5200 Illumina Way
San Diego, CA 92122
Registration: Transitioning military and veterans interested in participating should register here. Space is limited and is allocated on a first-come, first-serve basis after participation qualifications are met.
About MV Vets
MVPVets is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization with the mission to bring 5,000 veterans and transitioning military into the Life Sciences by 2018. MVP brings training and mentorship together with an integrated collaborative online portal and eLearning in a concerted effort to help veterans re-career into meaningful careers in the MedTech and BioTech industries. For more information, visit www.mvpvets.org.
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SOURCE MedTech and BioTech Veterans Program