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2017 Life Science Graduate School Fair

Connect with admission and faculty representatives from U of M and other graduate programs from across the country at the 2017 Life Science Graduate School Fair Friday, September 22!  Explore masters and Ph.D. programs in the biological sciences, biostatistics, epidemiology, pharmaceutical science and related programs. For a complete list of programs, check out Open to CBS and U of M students and alumni from all campuses ( up to 2 years post graduation) with interest in the respective disciplines represented. 

Event details

  • Friday, September 22
  • 4th Floor, University Recreation Wellness Center, Twin Cities Campus
  • 1-3 p.m. (Drop by anytime)
  • Dress is come as you are (Coat and bag check is available)
  • Free
  • Register at 

Hosted by the College of Biological Sciences

Life Sciences Graduate School Fair

Student FAQ’s and Quick Tips


  • Review the list of programs attending

  • Identify the programs you would like to speak with during the fair and confirm you have allocated enough time for each conversation (5-10 minutes per table)


  • Visit school and department websites for the programs you would like to speak with at the fair. Write down things that give you a sense of what the program is like, or unique opportunities they offer such as fellowships, internships or teaching assistantships.

  • Pay attention to questions you have as you review the website. What opportunities do you want to know more about, or what do you need clarified in terms of the application process?

  • Write down those questions, and bring them with you so you can hear the answers straight from the program!

  • Identify the programs you would like to prioritize, and consider ranking the order in which you will meet with those programs. Consider waiting to visit your top choice or choices after meeting with one to two other programs to feel more prepared.


  • Students who are actively seeking admission for the next academic year are encouraged to bring a resume but are not required to.
  • Check out our CBS Resume Guide to get suggestions on how to write your document
  • Attend CBS Student Express Résumé Drop-Ins and Career Fair Tips

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-in on Monday, September 18. They can quickly review your résumé and give feedback and tips for navigating any upcoming fairs you may be attending! Registration is not required.

Non-CBS students may refer to their college specific Resume Drop In Hours.

August, 2017