July 2013 Blog Posts (10)

Rain or Shine stay highly motivated

Dorian Inzunza, Gisele Osuna, and I, Jesse Espinoza, make a great team, and motivate each other.  Our preceptor has given us free range to go out and use our creative abilities, and I believe its because our high level of motivation.  We went out from business to business in the city of Coachella last week, and it started to rain.  Instead of calling it a day,…

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Added by Jesse Espinoza on July 30, 2013 at 2:37pm — No Comments

10 Strategies for Getting Work Experience in the Health Field before Graduate School

In my last blog I emphasized the importance of getting work experience prior to graduate school. Many of you responded with comments acknowledging the importance but asking great questions like:

  • How do I get meaningful experience with a only a bachelor’s degree when most jobs require a masters?
  •  What kind of paid experience are graduate schools looking for?

These dilemmas have been around for many years. Fortunately there are several proven strategies that…

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Added by Jeffrey Oxendine on July 30, 2013 at 6:00am — 1 Comment

Youth Summit in Salinas California

La Cultura Cura, BHC, HCC interns, Sunstreet Centers, hold the first youth summit today. This was an amazing experience since we got the opportunity to see our future leaders working all together to make change in our community. Even though recent events in our area of high violence our youth leaders want to move beyond the violence and make a positive change for a better tomorrow.I want to thank everyone that got involved to show that together we can make a difference.

Added by Raul Damien Tapia on July 27, 2013 at 5:00pm — No Comments

Upcoming MyHCN Webinar with Jeff Oxendine: Hot Health Careers

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Still unsure what careers are out there? 

Trying to discover which health career paths best suit you? …



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Added by Alivia Shorter on July 22, 2013 at 10:30am — 2 Comments

Feedback for today's workshop in Northern California

Dear HCC Interns and Staff,

I hope this is an appropriate place to post this. Today's Life and Career Planning Workshop for Northern California was so inspirational and truly life changing. I learned so much about myself and what areas of my life need improvement and direction. Thank…

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Added by Stephanie Huerta on July 19, 2013 at 10:46pm — 2 Comments

BMoC Sacramento Ca

After a long drive to Sacramento from salinas California it wa well worth the drive. I want to extend my gratitude to Luis Guerrero for the cordial invitation to participate in this great event. I really had a great experience. I also want to thank everyone that was involved in putting this togheter, TCE,BHC,HCC and Sacramento State. I also want to thank every one who embraced us as family. I look forward for the next event. Let make a difference together.

Added by Raul Damien Tapia on July 12, 2013 at 10:27pm — 1 Comment

The Importance of Work Experience before Graduate School

In recent weeks multiple people have asked me “How important is it to have paid work experience prior to applying for graduate school?”  Interestingly, I have also had numerous health employers go out of their way to tell me that employees or graduate interns who have had meaningful work and life experience prior to graduate school are much more valuable, productive and impactful. In fact many feel so strongly about it that they plan to put even more emphasis on relevant work experience and…

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Added by Jeffrey Oxendine on July 11, 2013 at 7:30am — 10 Comments

Event in Sacramento State

I was wondering about the workshop at CSU Sacramento, I wanted more info if anybody knew about it. Thank You.

Added by William Rojas on July 10, 2013 at 11:36am — 1 Comment

Suicide Prevention Training

Hey all! I'm interning with Santa Clara County in the Mental Health Department. My program is suicide prevention and I'm currently working to get as many people as possible to take this free 45 minute training online. This educational training will teach you how to identify the warning signs of someone who is suicidal, how to ask the right questions, how to get them to get help, and how to refer them to professional help. You must be 18 years of age and live or work in Santa Clara…

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Added by Amani Abdallah on July 3, 2013 at 12:22pm — 1 Comment

Action Required: 2013 HCC Midterm Reports & Internship Plan

Please complete the following surveys via the links provided by 11:59pm Sunday, July 7th, 2013



***Please note: ALL 2013 HCC interns must complete these surveys***

The first link is for the HCC 2013 Midterm Report:

http://www.surveymonkey.com/s/Midterm_Report_2013





The second link is for the HCC 2013 Internship…

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Added by John Bosco Bui on July 2, 2013 at 2:23pm — 2 Comments

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Started by Janet Umenta Nov 29. 0 Replies

Interested in applying to graduate schools for public health?HCC has partnered with the Association of Schools and Programs of Public Health (ASPPH) to provide you expert advice on the application process and share tips and tricks for building a…Continue

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