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Undergraduate students

Here you will find a collection of news, information and updates for College of Biological Sciences undergraduate students.

Applying to Graduate School 101: Becoming a Competitive Applicant

Applying to graduate school in fall 2018 or want to learn more about applying to Master or Ph.D. programs in the life sciences? Join CBS Undergraduate Research Coordinator Dr. Jacob Moore to learn what programs are looking for in an applicant as well as the qualities of a strong application. Information about the application timeline will also be discussed.

Event Details:
Date: Wednesday, April 25
Time: 4:00 - 5:00 p.m.
Location: Bruininks 131B

2018 Regenerative Medicine Postbaccalaureate Research Opportunities

The Sens Research Foundation Postbaccalaureate Fellowship Program offers undergraduate students the opportunity to conduct biomedical research to combat diseases of aging, such as Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s disease. Like SRF’s Summer Scholars Program, the goal of the Postbaccalaureate Fellowship Program will be to prepare participants for a career in regenerative medicine research. Under the guidance of a scientific mentor, each Fellow will take control of his or her own research project. Research projects offered will vary from year to year.

Medical School Application Bootcamp

CBS students applying to medical school programs during the summer of 2018 are invited to attend this application workshop on Monday, May 14! 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, a panel of CBS alumni currently in 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.

Nagel Named Goldwater Scholar

Ecology, Evolution and Behavior junior Anna Nagel talks evolutionary theory, her high-flying hobby and how it felt to be named a Goldwater Scholar

Anna Nagel
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2018 Now Hiring Event

Event Information: This event provides University of Minnesota undergraduate-level, graduating seniors (12/2017 - 8/2018) the opportunity to explore job opportunities and learn creative job search strategies directly from staffing agency employers.

Job Search Series Workshop Three: Applying Essentials

Details
Date: Wednesday, April 11
Time: 3:30-4:30 p.m.
Location: MCB 3-104
To register for just this session: z.umn.edu/jobsearchseries3

You’ve identified your interests and have connected them to industries, companies, and even job titles. In this workshop you’ll learn about what documents you need( and how to create them) to successfully apply for these positions!