Thursday, June 1, 2006

Exciting news!

I got an interview today for a Unit Secretary position on neuroprogressive--nights, but I think it is for pool. I tried to get a job as a patient care tech, but the HR guy said I didn't have enough experience (as in-NO experience, except for my CNA training through the Red Cross last summer, but I'm still not certified), but he searched hard for me and now I have a small chance! YAY!
I'm nervous about the interview since I have no real experience in this type of position, but I have worked a wide variety of jobs. Let's see:
-My first job I was a cashier at a grocery store. YAWN.
-Next I worked at a kennel where I walked, fed, bathed, medicated, and generally cleaned up after the animals, which included dogs, cats, ferrets, birds etc. My duties also included answering phones, checking in the animals, verifying shot records, basic kennel work, etc. Awesome job.
-NEXT, I was a waitress--which I do not recommend, bla.
-After that I was a "canvasser" for the Presidential election. I went door-to-door basically encouraging 18-35 year olds to vote in the election.
-And my last job was at a retail store over a year ago.

I've had a wide variety of positions, so I think this makes me a well-rounded candidate for any position, but who knows? I'm worried they will take one look at me and automatically think I am not fit for the job since I look young, despite the fact that I am 21 and competent. I MUST PROVE THEM WRONG!!:)

Another worry I have is the fact that my sister recently bought me a plane ticket to Boston to visit from July 13-18. I have to go because I have never even met my first and only nephew and he will be about 8 months when I first meet him!

As you can tell, I have a lot of worries currently, but I'm sure they will all work out. I also applied at Borders and another kennel in my area, so I could work days also. Who knows?

oh, the interview is next Thursday at 10:30.

PS: A girl won the spelling bee, WOO.

OOH YEAAH, today I got my housing assignment for fall. I've never lived in a dorm before or even away from home, so this should be scary/exciting. I will be living with 3 other girls in a 4 bedroom, 2 bathroom apartment style dorm. My room has: bed, desk, chair, dresser, wardrobe, blinds, shower curtain, range, oven, fridge, outlets for cable tv and telephone service, voice mail, Ethernet access, and common laundry facility. Also, there's a computer lab in the complex and a POOL!
All this on campus and it's the closest dorms to the College of Nursing. All the other ones are on the other side of campus.
Alright, I'm going to stop thinking of things to add to this post.


Sarah said...

When they start talking about when you can start work, work hours, etc. let them know about your plane ticket and your nephew (the interviewer is human too:). I've never had a problem getting time off from a new job IF I let them know at the interview or at the time of the job offer. Especially if the ticket has already been bought. Hope that helps!

BTW - got your link from emergiblog