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CBS BioScience Speed Networking Event

Are you actively looking for a job or internship? Get support! Join the CBS Career Team for our fourth annual employer networking event created for students ready to join the bioscience industry. This is a unique opportunity to network with science employers, learn about internship or full-time opportunities, and learn more about careers in the biological sciences.

Virtual Bridge to the Doctorate Workshop 

The TRIO McNair Scholars Program and Louis Stokes NorthStar STEM Alliance are hosting a 90 minutes Virtual Bridge to the Doctorate Workshop in a late April!

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Date: Thursday, April 22, 2021, 4:00 to 5:30 p.m. (CST)

Take courses with Institute on the Environment

Want to apply your degree to help people and the planet? There’s a class for that! The Institute on the Environment can help you identify many interdisciplinary courses to help you learn about and address pressing environmental issues. 

Join the CBS Career Team for a virtual visit with Takeda Pharmaceuticals

Hear from professionals at Minnesota’s largest biotech manufacturing employer - Takeda Pharmaceuticals — for this onlinve event. Join to:

  • Learn about internship and full-time opportunities in the life sciences & biotechnology industry.
  • Hear from Takeda representatives about their manufacturing and quality divisions.
  • Explore leadership opportunities in their Operations Development program.

Event Details

Tuesday, April 27 | 1 - 2:30 p.m. CT 

Gap Year Alumni Panel and Healthcare Opportunities Event

Are you interested in taking some time off prior to applying or starting health professional school, or are you uncertain on whether you are competitive enough to get into health professional school immediately after graduation? Attend this virtual meeting to learn from recent alumni who have completed or are currently in a gap year before health professional school.

Summer Course:  Physiology of Humans and Animals (BIOL 3211)

Are you looking to fill your Organismal or COP core requirements, or to learn more about how human and animal cells and organs work? If so, BIOL 3211 - Physiology of Humans and Animals is being offered for the first time in the summer, Mondays and Thursdays 9:30 a.m. - 12 p.m. on Zoom, during the short 8-week summer session from June 7 to July 29.  

University of Minnesota Scholarship in Honor of George Floyd: Twin Cities Award

The University of Minnesota Scholarship in Honor of George Floyd is now accepting applications from all eligible students, including those with financial need and those who have been victims of police violence. To be eligible for the University of Minnesota Scholarship in Honor of George Floyd, you must be registered full-time in an undergraduate degree-seeking program at the University of Minnesota Twin Cities. 

UMN is now home to a new pre-medical branch of the American Medical Women’s Association (AMWA) 

AMWA is a national organization that has worked to “advance women in medicine, advocate for equity, and ensure excellence in health care” for more than a century. We aim to further AMWA’s mission on our campus by creating an inclusive community to empower women and other genders in exploring medicine and healthcare and providing a forum to advocate for equity within healthcare. Membership is open to any and all UMN students, and we value diversity in all aspects.