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3rd Annual GET HIRED!
Over 300 jobs will be hot and ready to be filled. Hiring companies include SBDC, Looker, Joby Aviation, Poly, Jane Technology, Onewheel, Amazon and more. Tickets

June 5th, 6pm at Poly. Is your company hiring? Want a table, be a presenter or sponsor the event? Contact Matthew@SantaCruzWorks.org
Get Hired! is sponsored by: 
LIFEAID Beverage Co., Santa Cruz Bicycles, Surfwriter Cloud Computing and Pepperjam
Consumer DNA testing kits were the best-selling non-Amazon branded product on Cyber Monday for the second year in row with Ancestry having sold more than 14 million DNA kits worldwide. Now clinical grade tests are starting down the same path within managed health care as well as direct to consumer. In his talk with Samsung Forum, Rob Curries (CTO of the UCSC Genomics Institute) goes over the basics of genetics, what these tests do and how emerging technologies such as nanopore sequencing, epigenetics and graph genomic references are poised to power DNA testing 2.0.. Watch it here
We love this Onewheel fan made video 
 Onewheel really brings out the creativity in people. Watch it here
Membership has its perks!
Become a Santa Cruz Works member this week and get a chance to win some cool prizes from Steeped Coffee. Watch the video here
Congrats to SellHound for being listed as the Founders Institute - Stories Behind Some of the Recent Bay Area & Silicon Valley Founder Institute Startup Successes. Read more here
Congratulations to Mohamed Abousalem, current Assistant Vice Chancellor for Research at the University of California-Santa Cruz. It was just announced that Mohamed Abousalem will be San Jose State's first Vice President for Research and Innovation. Read the full announcement here
TechRaising Clinic sponsored by Santa Cruz Works
Serial entrepreneur and financing expert, Craig Vachon, shares insight into how to best position yourself to receive the funding you need.
May 28th 6:00pm at Cruzio. Tickets
Prof. Lise Getoor honored with 5th annual Women in Science and Engineering Award
Each year the UC Santa Cruz Women in Science and Engineering (WiSE) awards an individual, organization, or campus unit with the WiSE Chancellor’s Achievement Award for Diversity. The award recognizes outstanding contributions to promoting the success of women in science and engineering at UC Santa Cruz. This year’s award will be presented to Lise Getoor, director of the UCSC D3 Data Science research center and professor of computer science and engineering. Read the full story here
Inside the Merging of Santa Cruz New Tech and Santa Cruz Works: a Conversation with Doug Erickson.
Read the full story written by Cat Johnson here
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