As part of the network you can engage in one or more ways including as a participant in career panels, making yourself available for informal networking and mentoring through LinkedIn affinity groups, by getting involved in professional interest circles and as the subject of an Alumni @ Work profile.
Alumni Insights Career Exploration Series
Periodically during the academic year, CBS Student Services hosts a series of opportunities for students to connect with alumni through informal profession-specific conversations. Alumni who volunteer for the Alumni Mentor Network whose professional background aligns receive invitations to participate. Additional opportunities to speak to students in the Dean’s Scholars program and Biology Colloquium course. See the spring 2021 series.
CBS Alumni Insights Affinity Groups
Connect with students and fellow alumni on LinkedIn. Alumni can join the College's LinkedIn group here as well as affinity groups in specific areas.
- Careers at the Intersection of Science and Society (law, policy, science communication, education)
- Academic and Research Careers (academia, academic research and graduate school)
- Industry Careers (biotechnology and biomedical)
- Healthcare Professions (medicine and related careers)
Alumni @ Work series
Another opportunity to share your insights is through the College's Alumni @ Work series, which showcases alumni working in a variety of fields. See an example here. Alumni interested in participating in the series can contact Stephanie Xenos at firstname.lastname@example.org.