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Fall 2020 CBS Career Exploration Week

Get a jumpstart on your career planning and exploration the first week of October. 

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Start your career planning and preparations this fall and join in on a series of events during the CBS Career Exploration week October 5-8. Hosted by CBS Student Services, you can get access to career searching tools, network with alumni, take part in a virtual site visit and build the skills and knowledge to help you start your career search on the right foot. Additional information on the week’s worth of events is below. Please contact Forest McMillan at mcmil317@umn.edu for additional information.

Career Exploration Week Kickoff
Monday, October 5; 1-1:30 p.m.
Join our online event kickoff to learn more about career exploration tools, a new career exploration wheel, as well as ways to get started or continue on your career path. Join us here (no RSVP required)

Aldevron Virtual Site Visit
Tuesday, October 6; 11 a.m. POSTPONED to Tuesday, October 20 at 11 a.m. CT
Get a firsthand look at how your skills and knowledge can translate to a role in industry during a virtual site visit with Aldevron. During the event, you can learn how to engage with a recruiter, take part in a panel discussion with current employees and discover what working in an industry position can look like. RSVP required

Career Exploration Drop-in Times
Tuesday, October 6 - 11:30 a.m. - 12:30; 2:30 - 3:30 p.m.
Wednesday, October 7 - 10:30 - 11:30 a.m.; 1:30 - 2:30 p.m.

Have you been considering your options for CBS related careers after you graduate? Are you hoping to talk through all the possibilities for jobs, but you aren’t sure where to start? The CBS Career Team will be hosting drop-in times where you can stop by and ask those questions, or anything else related to your path after graduation. To stop by one of these virtual drop-in sessions, use the following links: October 6 and October 7

Alumni Insights Career Exploration Series
Wednesday, October 7; 4 - 5 p.m.
Hear from CBS alumni who work in biotechnology and biomedical fields on their career journey and what their job looks like today. Whether you are interested in entrepreneurship and startups or a career at an established company, this is the session for you. Sign up. Spots are limited. This event is part of the new CBS Alumni-Student Mentor Netwwork.

What do CBS Alums do? 
Thursday, October 8; 2 - 2:30 p.m.
Listen in on this discussion with CBS alumni and employers to get a better sense of what careers CBS alumni go on to pursue and the ways your degree can translate to a variety of jobs. Join us here (no RSVP required)

Posted 
September, 2020