Update on the Job Interview & Sunday Tradition

October 5, 2008 at 3:21 PM 5 comments

My job interiew was this past Thursday with a company called EMBL.  They are a molecular biology labratory, and they were looking for an event assistant for their conferences. I was hoping this would be good event management experience on the more corporate/trade level side, but unfortunately, the position was more of an internship. It would have been 10 hours/week of work and I would have been paid 10 Euros/hour. I need to find something that pays better and is more suitable for my qualifications, so I asked that EMBL considers me in the future if any of the full time event positions open up. (The woman who interviewed me was very nice, and I think I would be very happy working there in a full time position.)

Today marks the 4th week that John and I have done the same thing on Sunday, and we like how it’s become a bit of a tradition for us. Each Sunday, we have a late breakfast/lunch at a coffee place in Schwetzingen. We order the same thing every time: 2 cups of coffee and their meat and cheese plate, which comes with 3 different kinds of bread, butter, jam and nutella.  I love it and look forward to it each week.

This morning we also got the chance (for the first time this fall) to see a UT game! The UT vs. Colorado game aired this morning at 9 AM, so that was exciting to see. Hook ’em! We’re hoping that next week’s UT vs. OU game airs as well.

What time is it?

Oh, it’s 3:21 PM and OU STILL SUCKS!

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5 Comments Add your own

  • 1. Jason  |  October 6, 2008 at 6:27 AM

    game’s at 11am CST, so you’d have to get up at 4am to watch the game if it’s airing.

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  • 2. osarah  |  October 6, 2008 at 9:43 AM

    Thanks, but the games aren’t aired live here. Like the debates, they’re usually recorded and aired sometime the next day (if at all).

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  • 3. osarah  |  October 6, 2008 at 10:00 AM

    Ah, also, we’re 7 hours ahead, not behind. So it potentially could air live here since it will start at 6 PM our time. The TV schedules haven’t come out for Saturday yet, though, so I don’t know for sure.

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  • 4. hannah  |  October 8, 2008 at 6:19 PM

    i think the event management route would be awesome and a great fit for you!!! good luck and i know you will keep us all posted! sooo glad you got to see a texas game =))) x0

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  • 5. hannah  |  October 8, 2008 at 6:19 PM

    ps traditions are awesome- nothing wrong with doing the same thing on the weekends..as long as its relaxing =)))

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