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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)

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.

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.

Summer Course: Bioinformatic Analysis (GCD 3485)

This course is an exploration of the emerging field of bioinformatics with a particular emphasis on gaining first-hand experience with how bioinformatics tools are used by investigators in biology.  By the end of the course, you will have acquired a working knowledge of a diverse range of bioinformatics applications and databases, as well as an understanding of how to interpret the data you find or generate by pursuing the characterization of a hypothetical human gene encoding a protein of unknown function.