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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.

2019 Life Sciences Graduate School Fair

Life Sciences Graduate School Fair

CBS is excited to announce that we are hosting the third annual 2019 Life Sciences Graduate School Fair on Friday, September 13, 2019! The purpose of this fair is bring together high quality master and Ph.D.

University of Minnesota Medical School - SNMA Mentorship Program

The Student National Medical Association (SNMA) Mentorship Program is now accepting applications for the 2019-2020 school year! As an organization, one of SNMA's goals is to support students as they pursue their medical education. The mentorship program pairs current medical students with pre-medical students to offer support and advice throughout the medical school application process.

Careers in Law Fair

The fair will be held Wednesday, March 6, 11 a.m. - 2 p.m. in the Willey Hall Atrium.

This is a great opportunity to speak with representatives from law schools, government agencies, paralegal programs, nonprofits, criminal justice organizations, political offices, and LSAT prep programs. Stop by any time to learn and ask questions about graduate school requirements, volunteer programs, internship experiences, and professions in the legal community.

International Student Career Fair Preparation Workshops

  • Friday, February 15 - Bruininks Hall 512A - 1-2 p.m.
  • Tuesday, February 19 - Bruininks Hall 330 - 4:30-5:30 p.m.

Join the International Student Career Fair Preparation Workshop to get ready for the upcoming spring career fairs! Don't miss this opportunity to learn what to expect at the career fairs, tips for researching employers and opportunities, a review of CPT and OPT, and an invaluable chance to practice your self-introduction before you meet recruiters!

CBS Job Search Boot Camp

The purpose of this half-day program is to provide you with the basic skills and understanding of an entry level job search process. Each session will build upon information gained from the previous session, but if you can only make it to a portion of the day, we still encourage you to participate!

Event details

  • Date: Tuesday,  May 21
  • Time: 10:00 a.m.- 3:00 p.m.
  • Location: MCB 2-120

Schedule

CBS Medical School Application Bootcamp

CBS students applying to medical school programs during the summer of 2019 are invited to attend this application workshop on Friday, May 17! This interactive workshop will include an overview of the medical school admissions process, a presentation about the holistic review process from the U of M Medical School, an opportunity for a mock interview practice in traditional and MMI styles, and other activities related to preparing a competitive application for medical school.

CBS Chemistry for the Life Sciences Health Professional School Application Workshop

CBS students who completed the Chemistry for the Life Sciences sequence and are planning to apply to health professional school are invited to attend this application workshop to learn about how to most effectively communicate their unique coursework to health professional schools when applying. At this workshop, you’ll receive an overview of communication outreach to health professional schools about CBS’s unique chemistry curriculum, the response received from different health professional schools, and how you are encouraged to identify your coursework on your applications.

CBS Bio-Science Employer-Student Networking Event

Join the CBS Career Team  as we host our second annual employer networking event created just for CBS students. This is a unique opportunity to network with science employers who are interested in hiring interns or soon to be graduates studying the biological sciences. Not sure about networking? Prior to the arrival of the employers we will have a networking practice session to warm up with CBS Career Coach, Rebecca Dordel.

 

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University of Minnesota Job & Internship Fair

Connect with potential employers at the biggest student career fair in Minnesota! More than 350 companies and organizations will be in attendance recruiting for hundreds of jobs and internships, including jobs in the biological sciences! For a list of attending employers and information about coming to the fair, visit jobfair.umn.edu.

Event details

  • Date: Friday, February 22
  • Time: 10:00 a.m.- 4:00 p.m.
  • Location: Minneapolis Convention Center