Considering Graduate School?

Cassady Glass Hastings, undergraduate instructor at the college of education

If so, then this post might be for you.

For me, it was right around this time of year, December (2001), when I decided to take-the-plunge and pursue a graduate degree.  I was about 4 years into working a job …

By Patrick Chidsey
Patrick Chidsey Associate Director Patrick Chidsey
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How to get involved with research

Research can take many forms, so what happens when you think you might be interested but don’t know where to start? You’re not alone. Throughout my academic career, the thought of getting involved with research crossed my mind but didn’t …

By Miriam E Hacker
Miriam E Hacker PhD Student
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Explore careers in science through local events and lectures

Molecular and Cellular Biology Lab

If you are just diving into the wide world of science careers, explore your options (and learn really cool science) through local science meetup groups, lectures, and events outside of the classroom. A few to get you started—and then check …

By Catherine Basl
Catherine Basl Career Counselor Catherine Basl
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Life sciences: research within & beyond UW

Life Sciences Complex | UW Biology

Recently on a run along the Burke Gilman trail, I was reminded about the incredible new Life Sciences Complex UW is building.  If you haven’t seen any plans for this yet or know much about it (like myself!), here’s a …

By Patrick Chidsey
Patrick Chidsey Associate Director Patrick Chidsey
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Considering a future career at the bench? Gain lab experience on campus

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Whether you are fairly certain you want to work in research or are still exploring your options, pursuing research opportunities on campus are an excellent way to gain lab experience before you graduate. How to find lab positions—even if you …

By Catherine Basl
Catherine Basl Career Counselor Catherine Basl
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