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I thought my job was safe here in academia...

On Wednesday 06 November 2002 02:09 pm, Seth Gordon wrote:
> ...but no such luck.  The Genome Center, trying to become leaner,
> meaner, and more attractive for next year's grant cycle, has laid off
> about 20% of its staff, including me.

This saddens me because (1) you are a good guy, and (2) I've been trying to 
get in there myself for months.

> I would greatly appreciate any pointers to...
> (a) job opportunities for a Perl/Java/DB/Unix programmer with excellent
> writing skills, a good work ethic, a mellow disposition, and an MIT
> degree.

> (b) brief seminars in the next couple of months that are related to
> programming or databases, appropriate for someone with my skill level,
> and more useful than just reading a book and polishing my skills on my
> own laptop.

On what subjects?

> My resume is at ""; and my personal email
> address is "sethg at".

The Career Place has a program that provides funds and counceling for 
ex-employees of some companies, including Lucent.  You can call them at 
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