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Alumni at Work: Molly Westfield

Molly Westfield (B.S. Biochemistry '18) draws on her research background to develop vaccines at a biotechnology startup

Molly Westfield
CBS alumnae Molly Westfield (left) and her colleague Dr. Leah Randles in the Syntiron lab.

Job title: Research Associate I/Biochemist

CBS Job Search Boot Camp

The purpose of this half-day program is to provide you with the basic skills and understanding of an entry level job search process. Each session will build upon information gained from the previous session, but if you can only make it to a portion of the day, we still encourage you to participate!

Event details

  • Date: Tuesday,  May 21
  • Time: 10:00 a.m.- 3:00 p.m.
  • Location: MCB 2-120


CBS Medical School Application Bootcamp

CBS students applying to medical school programs during the summer of 2019 are invited to attend this application workshop on Friday, May 17! This interactive workshop will include an overview of the medical school admissions process, a presentation about the holistic review process from the U of M Medical School, an opportunity for a mock interview practice in traditional and MMI styles, and other activities related to preparing a competitive application for medical school.

CBS Chemistry for the Life Sciences Health Professional School Application Workshop

CBS students who completed the Chemistry for the Life Sciences sequence and are planning to apply to health professional school are invited to attend this application workshop to learn about how to most effectively communicate their unique coursework to health professional schools when applying. At this workshop, you’ll receive an overview of communication outreach to health professional schools about CBS’s unique chemistry curriculum, the response received from different health professional schools, and how you are encouraged to identify your coursework on your applications.

CBS Health Professions Gap Year Panel and Networking

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 gap year panel to ask questions to recent alumni who have completed or are currently in a gap year before health professional school.

CBS Bio-Science Employer-Student Networking Event

Join the CBS Career Team  as we host our second annual employer networking event created just for CBS students. This is a unique opportunity to network with science employers who are interested in hiring interns or soon to be graduates studying the biological sciences. Not sure about networking? Prior to the arrival of the employers we will have a networking practice session to warm up with CBS Career Coach, Rebecca Dordel.

Event Details

University of Minnesota Job & Internship Fair

Connect with potential employers at the biggest student career fair in Minnesota! More than 350 companies and organizations will be in attendance recruiting for hundreds of jobs and internships, including jobs in the biological sciences! For a list of attending employers and information about coming to the fair, visit

Event details

  • Date: Friday, February 22
  • Time: 10:00 a.m.- 4:00 p.m.
  • Location: Minneapolis Convention Center

CBS Resume Drop-Ins for University of Minnesota Job & Internship Fair

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

  • Date: Tuesday,  February 19
  • Time: 9:00-11:00 a.m.
  • Location: MCB 3-104