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Petri Dish: Trust Issues

Science is having a moment as the world looks to researchers to come to the rescue with COVID-19 treatments and, eventually, a vaccine. But this pandemic has exposed the tension between how science actually works and a public eager for immediate reassurance. While scientists around the world are working 24/7 to understand the coronavirus and share what they are learning as quickly as possible, the rush to publish may ultimately undermine scientific credibility as members of the media and others use provisional results to feed various narratives about the disease.

CBS Career Team Webinar: My Plans Were Cancelled...Now What?

Did you have plans for job searching, research, volunteering, shadowing, internships, or more during summer 2020 that can no longer take place because of COVID-19? Join the CBS Career Team for a 30-minute webinar discussing moving forward and creating a new plan for success this summer. The CBS career coaches will also be available for drop-ins in the afternoon following this webinar.

Friday, May 1 | 10:30 - 11 a.m. CT

Join via Zoom - https://umn.zoom.us/j/94068630157

CBS Circles Go Online

During this time when it is more important than ever to maintain connections with your peers, we are opening the current Spring 2020 CBS Circles to new participants and accepting proposals for up to 10 new Circles that will meet online for the last five weeks of the spring semester.
 

Virtual CBS Gap Year Panel & Networking

Are you thinking about a gap year before health professional school? Hear from recent alumni about their gap year experiences prior to starting health professional school.
 

Attendees will:

  • Identify post-graduation gap year experiences.
  • Determine whether a gap year would be valuable in becoming more competitive for health professional school.
  • Enhance networking skills.
  • Identify resources and support CBS can provide.

Details:

Date: Thursday, April 2

March CBS Career Pop-up: MCB Atrium

Spring semester means new beginnings, changing weather, and CBS’s Career pop-ups.

Weather in March can be unpredictable. Your next career steps don’t have to be. Join the CBS Career team this March. Stop by our pop-up to talk about upcoming career fairs, quick resume or cover letter reviews, and more. This month, we’ll be in the MCB atrium. Don’t miss out on the opportunity to connect with a career coach, no appointment necessary!

CBS Bio-Science Networking Event

Looking for an internship? A full-time job? Attend the third annual CBS Bio-Science Networking Event to meet potential employers who are looking to hire CBS students and recent alumni.

Attend the 30-minute Networking Practice Session to get some pointers before you dive in! Sectors include microbiology, biotechnology, food science, agriculture, animal science, environmental science and more.