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2021 Genetic Counseling Career Camp

Interested in Becoming a Genetic Counselor?

Learn about one of the fastest growing careers and discover why Time Magazine calls Genetic Counseling a job of the future

 

Join us virtually via Zoom for the 9th Annual Genetic Counseling Career Camp on Saturday, May 22, 2021! This interactive event is perfect for people interested in the genetic counseling profession and those who want to learn more about applying to graduate programs. You’ll have the opportunity to virtually meet and hear from Genetic Counselors working in Utah about their training and professional experiences.

Topics discussed will include

  • Why genetic counseling is an exciting career!
  • Job opportunities available to genetic counselors
  • What it takes to become a genetic counselor
  • Tips for applying to graduate school

Tentative Agenda

Saturday, May 22, 2021
10:00 – 10:15 Join Zoom Call
10:15 – 10:25 Welcome & Housekeeping
10:25 – 10:45 Professional Status Survey Overview
10:45 – 11:00 Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in Genetic Counseling
11:00 – 11:10 Break
11:10 – 12:25 Program Director’s Perspective and Q&A
12:25 – 12:45 Break
12:45 – 1:50 Overview of Genetic Counseling Specialties
1:50 – 2:55 Networking with GCs (2 small group sessions)
2:55 – 3:05 Break
3:05 – 3:35 Panel Discussion with Recent Grads and GCA
3:35 – 3:50 Closing Remarks

Date & Time

Saturday, May 22, 2021
10:00 AM – 3:50 PM MDT

Location

Zoom Meeting

Pricing

$20

Scholarship Opportunity

The National Society of Genetic Counselors Task Force on Diversity and Inclusion makes the following statement:

A guiding principle of the National Society of Genetic Counselors (NSGC) is to integrate genetics and genomics to improve healthcare. As a society, we can only meet this goal by promoting the active participation and leadership of people with diverse identities, perspectives, and backgrounds. Starting within our organization and extending into the larger healthcare system, we seek to empower our members to advocate for themselves, each other, and the diverse people we strive to serve.

In accordance with this mission, the Association for Utah Genetic Counselors (AUG) and the University of Utah Graduate Program of Genetic Counseling (UUGCGP) will be extending an opportunity for scholarship to two (2) individuals choosing to apply to attend the 2021 Genetic Counseling Career Camp.

Please download the application using the link below and submit via email to careercamp@utahgc.org

Registration

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2021 Genetic Counseling Career Camp

$20.00

Registration fee includes the following:

  • Access to all Zoom sessions
  • Access to all digital materials

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Description

Join us and learn about one of the fastest growing careers and discover why Time Magazine calls Genetic Counseling a “job of the future”!

This interactive event is perfect for people interested in the genetic counseling profession and those who want to learn more about applying to graduate programs. You’ll have the opportunity to virtually meet and hear from Genetic Counselors working in Utah about their training and professional experiences.

Event Details

New to Zoom? You'll need to download an app for your browser. Once installed, we recommend joining a test meeting to familiarize yourself with Zoom and its features, and to ensure your system is properly configured prior to the day of the event. Zoom version 5.3.0 or greater will be required in order to self-select breakout rooms for networking.

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Test meeting: https://zoom.us/test

Date: May 22, 2021

Start time: 10:00 a.m. MDT

End time: 03:50 p.m. MDT

Venue: Zoom Meeting

Directions: New to Zoom? You'll need to download an app for your browser. Once installed, we recommend joining a test meeting to familiarize yourself with Zoom and its features, and to ensure your system is properly configured prior to the day of the event. Zoom version 5.3.0 or greater will be required in order to self-select breakout rooms for networking. | https://zoom.us/download | https://zoom.us/test

Phone: 385-429-0241

Email: careercamp@utahgc.org

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