HOUSTON, Nov. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On November 19th, 2014, Houston, TX based Cyberonics (www.cyberonics.com) will partner with the MedTech and BioTech Veterans Program (www.mvpvets.org) to conduct a re-careering event for transitioning military and veterans in the Houston, Texas area. There are still seats remaining for this free and innovative opportunity for veterans and transitioning military personnel to learn more about employment opportunities at Cyberonics and in the Medical Device Manufacturing industry.
Military personnel in transition from service and honorably discharged veterans are invited to apply for the opportunity to participate in this free one-day seminar that will include active one-on-one mentoring, resume building and personal engagement with hiring managers seeking to employ program participants.
The event brings veterans and transitioning military together with mentors from the medical technology industry while they participate in active sessions that include resume review and refinement, job interview training and rehearsals, creating a professional online presence in social media, and networking. Cyberonics will also consider participants for internship opportunities.
Space is limited and pre-registration is required to ensure that participants get a seat at the event.
Date: Novermber 19, 2014
Time: 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Location: Cyberonics Headquarters
Cost: There is no cost for veterans and transitioning military. All materials, breakfast, lunch, and parking are provided free of charge.
Registration: Transitioning military and veterans interested in participating in the program can register at the MedTech and BioTech Veterans Program website (http://www.mvpvets.org/mvpvets-event-interest-form). Pre-registration is required, and there is space is for an additional five (5) participants.
Cyberonics, Inc. is a medical technology company with core expertise in neuromodulation. The company developed and markets the Vagus Nerve Stimulation (VNS) Therapy system, which is FDA-approved for the treatment of refractory epilepsy and treatment-resistant depression. The VNS Therapy system uses a surgically implanted medical device that delivers pulsed electrical signals to the vagus nerve. Cyberonics markets the VNS Therapy system in selected markets worldwide.
About the MedTech and BioTech Veterans Program (MVP):
The MedTech and BioTech Veterans Program is a nonprofit organization with the mission to bring 5,000 veterans and transitioning military into the Life Sciences by 2018. A fiscally sponsored 501(c)(3) nonprofit entity, MVP brings active training and mentorship together with an integrated collaborative online portal and eLearning from the Life Collaborative in a concerted effort to help those who have served the country in uniform re-career into meaningful and impactful careers in the MedTech, BioTech, Pharmaceutical, BioFuels, and Wireless Medical Technology sectors.
SOURCE MedTech and BioTech Veterans Program