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Biochemistry Club Red Cross Blood Drive

The Biochemistry Club will be hosting the Red Cross Blood Drive on Monday, October 29 from 10:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. on the ground floor of Coffman Memorial Union!

Right now is a critical time for blood donation. By donating now, you will be helping save thousands of lives. Due to Hurricane Michael, a large amount of the blood donations will be going to hurricane victims!

In addition, all donors that come give blood at our blood drive will receive a FREE Red Cross T-shirt! (While supplies last)

Join the CBS BioScience Student-Employer Networking Event Committee!

The CBS Career Team is looking for one to two CBS undergraduate students interested in serving on our CBS BioScience Student-Employer Networking Event Committee. If you are a student who has ideas about how to make an event welcoming and inclusive for students who want to talk about entry-level careers with companies or governments and non-profit organizations in life sciences, please considering applying!

Major Scare Workshop

Some scares come before Halloween...don't let choosing a major be one of them!

The Center for Academic Planning & Exploration (CAPE) is hosting the Major Scare workshop, an interactive afternoon designed to help you explore majors by learning how your interests and values apply to majors at the U. Space is limited, so sign up today! z.umn.edu/majorscare

PPIA Junior Summer Institute

The PPIA Junior Summer Institute is an intensive, fully-funded seven-week summer program that focuses on preparing students from underrepresented backgrounds for graduate programs in public and international affairs and careers as policy professionals, public administrators and other leadership roles in public service.

DiaSorin Site Visit

DiaSorin is a global company that develops, produces, and commercializes diagnostic tests for a range of clinical areas, including immunodiagnostics and molecular diagnostics. The DiaSorin site visit on November 16, 2018 will provide CBS students interested in learning more about the field of biotechnology an opportunity to explore a work environment in industry and get an up-close look at the areas of DiaSorin that hire biological science interns and graduates.

Undergraduate Teaching Assistant positions for the Department of Biology Teaching and Learning

The Department of Biology Teaching and Learning has several open Undergraduate Teaching Assistant positions for Biology 1001,1003 or 1009 in the Spring 2019 semester. The essential qualifications for these positions are advanced undergraduate standing (junior or senior carrying at least six credits) and completion of at least Biol 1951/1961 (or equivalent). Successful candidates typically have more experience in biology through additional coursework, jobs, or research.

Do Something that Counts: CBS Exploring Careers in Industry Panel and Networking Social

Hear from current and previous students about the internships, jobs, research, and involvement that prepared them for life after graduation. Attend this panel of current students and alumni to to learn about the strategies and approaches you can take to gain the experience you need for your next step! You’ll be able to ask questions and get advice on what worked for CBS students and alumni to gain career experience in their fields of interest.

Workshop Agenda
3:30 - 4:10 PM - Q&A panel
4:10 - 4:30 PM - Structured networking

Apply to be an Orientation Leader!

Are you looking for an opportunity to share your voice on campus? Do you want to help new students transition to their new college life? Orientation & Transition Experiences is now recruiting students to be 2019 Orientation Leaders!

Visit the Recruitment Table for more info!

  • Coffman Memorial Union - Tuesday, October 23, 11 a.m.-3 p.m.

  • Washington Ave Bridge Tabling - Monday, October 15, 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. (East Bank side)