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Career support

CBS students and recent alumni (up to two years after graduation) can meet with a career coach to prepare for life after their undergraduate career. Make an appointment with the CBS career staff by calling 612-624-9717. You are now viewing a collection of career support news and opportunities.

Alumni Insights | A healthy interest in healthcare - Careers in medicine

If you are thinking about applying to medical or professional school this is the session for you. CBS alumni in healthcare careers will provide their insights about the best way to position yourself for medical and professional school, the application process and what to expect in medical school and as a working physician.

Event Details

  • Wednesday, Mar. 3

  • 4 - 5 p.m. CT via Zoom

  • Register *

*Required, Zoom link sent after registration.

Alumni Insights | Feeling industrious? Careers in biotechnology and biomedical fields

CBS alumni in a variety of industry roles will offer their take on how to use your degree in biotechnology and biomedical fields. Whether you are interested in entrepreneurship and startups or a career at an established company, this is the session for you. Hear about their professional paths and ask your questions!

Event Details

  • Wednesday, Feb. 24

  • 4 - 5 p.m. CT via Zoom

  • Register *

*Required, Zoom link sent after registration.

Alumni Insights | Beyond a B.S. - Graduate and professional school

Interested in applying to graduate or professional school? Join CBS alums who are current students or recent alums! They will share their insights and answer your questions about the application process and navigating your next phase of your education. 

Event Details

  • Wednesday, Feb. 10

  • 4 - 5 p.m. CT

  • Register*

*Required, Zoom link sent after registration.

Alumni Insights | An Eye on the Environment - Careers to protect the planet 

CBS alumni in a variety of roles relating to the environment will offer their take on how to leverage your degree in a career focused on policy, conservation, and other areas. Hear about their professional paths and ask your questions!

Event Details

  • Wednesday, Feb. 3

  • 4 - 5 p.m. CT via Zoom

  • Register *

*Required, Zoom link sent after registration.

Tips from the CBS career coaches to use your winter break wisely

Winter break is almost here and while travel and gathering with others may be limited this year, find some opportunities to focus on your career development while also taking time to recharge and rest. 

Focusing on your future career is crucial while developing as a student. The National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE) has identified 8 career readiness competencies that new graduates should be able to demonstrate as they enter the workforce.