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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.

Career Talk With International Alumni

As part of International Careers for International Student Month, join Minnesota International Student Association (MISA) for an informal career networking session with international alumni on Thursday, March 29. The event's format will be round-table style with conversations around topics such as job searching and interviewing, the American work culture, graduate school experience and more. 

Date: Thursday, March 29 
Time: 5:30-7:30 p.m.
Location: Bruininks 330

Exploring Careers in Health Professions Panel

Interested in a health profession but not sure which profession? Attend this panel sponsored by EPPA to network and ask questions to health professionals including medical doctors, doctors of osteopathic medicine, and physician assistants. These health professionals will answer any questions you may have about what it’s really like to work in the health professions. Come and learn about the challenges and triumphs of their chosen career paths and hear advice they have to offer. Dinner will be provided. Registration is required.

Event Details:

Preparing for Graduate School in the Biological Sciences Workshop

Start your preparation for graduate school in the biological sciences this fall! Learn about the qualities of a strong graduate school applicant and hear advice on how to strengthen your application materials. Any CBS student interested in a Master’s Degree or Ph.D in the life sciences is encouraged to attend!

Get to Know Jacob Moore

Jacob Moore, the new Undergraduate Research Coordinator, took time to answer a few questions about himself and share about his role in CBS.

Jacob Moore

Express Résumé Drop Ins and Career Fair Tips - September 18

Need someone to take a quick look at your résumé? The CBS Career Team invites you to stop by their 15 minute express résumé review drop-ins. They can quickly review your résumé and give feedback and tips for navigating any upcoming career fairs you may be attending! Registration is not required.

Event details

  • Monday, September 18
  • 1 p.m. -3 p.m.
  • MCB 3-104N

Takeaways for students

Fall 2017: Take a Career-Related Course!

Get ready for life after graduating by enrolling Biology 2001 or Biology 3610 this fall!

BIOL 2001 Career Planning for Biologists: Fall 2017 Tuesdays 3:35-4:25

Want to make progress on your career planning but are overwhelmed with where to start? Consider registering for Biology 2001!  This one-credit pass/fail course provides students structure to engage in career decision-making and planning while breaking down the process into manageable steps.

Catching up With Luke Feuling Porter

The CBS Pre-Health Career Coach shares what he's been talking about with students recently and how health profession school applicants can prepare for their secondary essays and interviews.  

Luke Feuling Porter

1. What's the most common question students are asking you these days, and what's your response?

Summer Tips from the CBS Career Team

If you just graduated:

  • Update Your résumé (don't wait until the perfect job for you is about to close their application!)

  • Conduct a practice interview with a Career Coach ( CBS Alums can schedule two appointments per year with a member of the career team up to two years after graduation)

Four Summer Career Tips from the CBS Career Team

If you're getting close to graduation:

  • Update your résumé (don't wait until the perfect job for you is about to close their application!)
  • Create a Linked-In account
  • Conduct a practice interview with a career coach
  • Clean up social media (especially if you are a job seeker)

If you're exploring careers: