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Express Résumé Drop Ins and Career Fair Tips - September 18

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-ins. They can quickly review your résumé and give feedback and tips for navigating any upcoming career fairs you may be attending! Registration is not required.

Event details

  • Monday, September 18
  • 1 p.m. -3 p.m.
  • MCB 3-104N

Take aways for students

Job Opportunity: Student Tech Support Services

Gain lab experience by joining the Masopust Lab in a Student Tech Support Services position. 

About the Job: Seeking highly motivated undergraduate student to assist in daily and weekly research support services in a small dynamic immunology laboratory. Routine objectives will include assisting with maintaining a mouse breeding colony and assisting with preparations for experiments.

Duties and responsibilities:

Fall 2017: WRIT 4664W Science, Medical, and Health Writing

If you're interested in combining your knowledge of science with your passion for writing, look no further than WRIT 4664W.

In this three-credit offering, you will read various kinds of science, medical, and health writing; develop heuristics, grounded in rhetorical theory for science, medical, and health writing; and research, draft, and write a variety of science, medical, and health genres for a range of audiences using print and multimodal outlets.

The course consists of four modules: 

Volunteer Field Experience Summer 2017

The Monarch Joint Venture is seeking student and faculty volunteers to take part in a growing citizen science-based monarch butterfly monitoring project taking place across Minnesota. 

Fall 2017: Take a Career-Related Course!

Get ready for life after graduating by enrolling Biology 2001 or Biology 3610 this fall!

BIOL 2001 Career Planning for Biologists: Fall 2017 Tuesdays 3:35-4:25

Want to make progress on your career planning but are overwhelmed with where to start? Consider registering for Biology 2001!  This one-credit pass/fail course provides students structure to engage in career decision-making and planning while breaking down the process into manageable steps.

Catching up With Luke Feuling Porter

The CBS Pre-Health Career Coach shares what he's been talking about with students recently and how health profession school applicants can prepare for their secondary essays and interviews.  

Luke Feuling Porter

1. What's the most common question students are asking you these days, and what's your response?

Summer Tips from the CBS Career Team

If you just graduated:

  • Update Your résumé (don't wait until the perfect job for you is about to close their application!)

  • Conduct a practice interview with a Career Coach ( CBS Alums can schedule two appointments per year with a member of the career team up to two years after graduation)

Spots Open in Coral Reef Ecology Course

There are two to three spots left on the Winter-Break course, "Coral Reef Ecology" in the field. Specifically, the group travels to Roatan, in the Honduran Bay Islands, and spend 9 days diving, becoming Reef-Check certified "Eco Divers," conducting a bit of research, and learning about various underwater habitats. It's an amazing course!

Dates this year are 12/30/17 - 1/8/18

The group stays at Anthony's Key, which is fabulous, and have unlimited shore diving, plus 2 or more boat dives each day, weather permitting.