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Intern Orientation and Weekly Meeting: Monday, May 21, 2018

Time: 9:00 AM - 1:30 PM
Location: Theater
Breakfast: Bagels, fruit, coffee, assorted drinks
Lunch: Pizza

Schedule for Orientation

    8:45 AM - 9:00 AM  Arrive, get breakfast
    9:00 AM - 9:15 AM  Introductions (program staff and interns)
  9:15 AM - 10:15 AM  Program Overview
10:15 AM - 10:30 AM  Questions so far, forms, HR hello, lunch substitutions
10:30 AM - 10:45 AM  Break
10:45 AM - 11:30 AM  Dr. James Carrington, President, Donald Danforth Plant Science Center
11:30 AM - 12:00 PM  CSTM, Notebook skills
  12:00 PM - 1:00 PM  Lunch
    1:00 PM - 1:30 PM  Administrative business
                      1:30 PM  Meet mentors and head to the labs
  
 

Administrative Business:

GENERAL
• Apartment condition forms - Turn in to Shannon or Cathy
• Folder packet contents/Orientation-any questions?
• W3 Intern website-Check this often for schedule and agenda items
• No meeting next week (Memorial Day Holiday)
• Danforth Seminars and Thursday Mentoring Seminars-these are optional
• RCR Training-modules due June 8, 2018 (see folder sheet)
• Danforth Center Retreat (carpooling, mileage reimbursement)
  -Arrange carpools with each other or with lab members
  -If you drive additional interns, we can reimburse you for mileage
• Workshop sign ups
• Lunches/How to order lunch on café weeks
  -Next meeting (June 4) is Pasta buffer-if you'd rather order from our café, let Shannon know
• Danforth Picnic-Sunday, June 3, 2018, 4:00PM-8:00PM, Stacy Park (~3/4 mile from Danforth)

THIS WEEK
TUESDAY, MAY 22, 2018
• Safety Training, 9:00 AM-12:30 PM, Room 60/61 (basement level under the stairs by the waterfall).     
  -Safety training is mandatory.
• Welcome Tea Time, 3:00 PM in the Café

WEDNESDAY, MAY 23, 2018
• Security badges-stop by Security (near reception, Room 1045)
   -Stop by before 2PM to get your badge and parking sticker
• Tissue Culture/Plant Growth Facility Workshop
   -Lecture at 10:30 AM in Rm 60/61
   -Lab for Group 1 is at 1PM-3PM in room 0010
   -Lab for Group 2 is at 3PM-5PM in room 0010

THURSDAY, MAY 24, 2018

• IMF Workshop
   -Lecture at 9:00-10:00 AM in Theater
   -Demo, Group 1: 10:30AM-11:30AM, Room 0083
   -Demo, Group 2: 1:00 PM-2:00 PM, Room 0083
   -Demo, Group 3: 2:00 PM-3:00 PM, Room 0083
 
NEXT WEEK
• Monday: May 28th is Memorial Day-Danforth Center is closed
• Tuesday: PMSF workshop, bring lab coats if you have one to lab portion
   -Lecture 8AM-10AM, Theater
   -Lab, group 1: 10AM-12PM, Room 1079
   -Lab, group 2: 1:00PM-3:00 PM, Room 1079
   -Data Analysis: 3:30PM-4:30 PM, Theater
• Wednesday: Scientific Retreat
• Thursday: Scientific Retreat
• Friday: Plant Growth Facility (Greenhouse) training, soil room
  -Group 1: 9-10am
  -Group 2: 2-3PM
 
June 4th Weekly Meeting is in Room 60/61