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Employment opportunities

Here you will find a collection of employment opportunities both within and outside the College of Biological Sciences.

CBS Peer Advisor Position Open

The primary duties of Peer Advisors are to assist students with basic advising questions, and serve as a resource to connect CBS students with the CBS Student Services office and general campus resources. CBS Peer Advisors will assist students throughout their first year and beyond by supporting Orientation in the summer, and working in the CBS Student Services office answering common student questions related to registration, course planning, campus advising and registration tools, as well as preparation for appointments with professional advisors.

Biology Undergraduate TA for Fall 2017

The Department of Biology Teaching and Learning has approximately 15 open positions of Undergraduate Teaching Assistant for Biology 1001,1003 or 1009 in the Fall 2017 semester.  The essential qualifications for these positions are advanced undergraduate standing (junior or senior carrying at least six credits) and completion of at least Biol 2002 (or equivalent).  Successful candidates typically have more experience in biology through additional coursework, jobs, or research.

Research Technologist at Medical College of Wisconsin

The Medical College of Wisconsin is looking to hire a research technologist for a full time position. The role includes carrying out experimental designs, compiling and recording records and maintaining lab supply inventory. For more information, check out the job posting on GoldPass (Job ID:190811) or contact Minhi Kang at mkang@mcw.edu

Become a 2017 Welcome Week Leader!

Welcome Week Leaders

Develop valuable leadership skills, gain 100+ volunteer hours, and help create a seamless transition for the Class of 2021 as a 2017 Welcome Week Leader (WWL)!

What will you get out of it?

2017 U of M Job and Internship Fair

Meet with more than 300 organizations recruiting for employees at the 2017 U of M Job and Internship Fair on February 24. You can not only meet with representatives from companies and organizations, but also get a free professional headshot, box lunch from pre-registered participants and transportation provided to and from campus. Interested in learning which organizations will be at the fair? Check out the full list, as well as ones related to the biological sciences

2017 Environmental Internship and Career Fair

Hosted by Career & Internship Services and the College of Biological Sciences, this fair is a great fit for students and recent alumni interested in:

  • Environmental Science, Policy, & Management
  • Water, Land, & Natural Resource Sciences
  • Ecology
  • Fisheries & Wildlife

To learn more and see which employers will be at this fair, check out the career fair website

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Paid Education Internship at the Milwaukee Zoo

Do you love science and working with kids? Have you ever considered becoming a Zoo educator? Internships in the education department at the Milwaukee County Zoo are available for summer 2017. Help educate children ages 4-14 about science, animals and conservation. Interns are directly mentored and extensively trained through a self-reflective, experiential training program.  Develop child management techniques and interactive teaching strategies; also have an opportunity to apply to team teach a class.

Undergraduate Teaching Assistant with the Department of Biology Teaching and Learning

The Department of Biology Teaching and Learning has several open positions of Undergraduate Teaching Assistant for Biology 1001,1003 or 1009 in the Spring 2017 semester.  The essential qualifications for these positions are advanced undergraduate standing (junior or senior carrying at least six credits) and completion of at least Biol 2002 (or equivalent).  Successful candidates typically have more experience in biology through additional coursework, jobs, or research.

PreventionGenetics Hiring

PreventionGenetics is a clinical DNA testing laboratory located in the heart of central Wisconsin. Career opportunities are available for PhD and Postdoc students interested in working for a progressive company that uses cutting edge technology and offers a generous benefit package. The Human Molecular Geneticist position is also posted on GoldPASS (goldpass.umn.edu, Job Id: 181229 and it is also posted on the company's website.