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Physical & Life Sciences

Welcome to the Physical & Life Sciences interest community!

Members of this community are interested in careers related to the study of non-living systems such as the earth, atmosphere and space or living organisms such as people, animals, and plants.

People who pursue careers in Physical or Life Sciences often work in research roles, which can vary widely in terms of topic, goals, and work setting.

Student Disability Commission Allyship Workshop 1/25

The Student Disability Commission invites you to join us for their annual Disability Allyship Workshop. This online event is an opportunity for non-disabled people to learn how to be a better ally to the disability community. This hour-long workshop will …

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Undergraduate Research Assistant position in skin cancer research

The Paul Nghiem Lab is a moderately sized, diverse lab with basic, translational, and clinical research projects. They study Merkel cell carcinoma: an uncommon, frequently lethal skin cancer associated with immune suppression, UV exposure, and the Merkel cell polyomavirus (see …

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Seattle Children’s Research Institute Summer Scholars Program

The Seattle Children’s Research Institute (SCRI) Summer Scholars Program provides undergraduate students and recent graduates, with a background that is historically underrepresented in the biomedical and health sciences, an opportunity to engage in basic, clinical or translational research projects under …

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2022 Fishbowl Challenge

The Fishbowl Challenge is a 6-month intensive venture-building program for young college entrepreneurs. Participants work in international teams with students across the globe to build tech-based social ventures that combat issues in these 5 critical areas: Agriculture, Economic Empowerment, Education …

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Grey Matters Journal Production and Content Creation

Grey Matters is the University of Washington’s undergraduate neuroscience journal, focused on bringing neuroscience to the public in an accessible, interdisciplinary way. Do you want to contribute to creating and publishing a high-quality article in their journal? Apply here to …

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  • Technical Associate McGovern Institute for Brain Research

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  • Grad Student - Infectious Diseases & Vaccinology University of California, Berkeley

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Featured Classes

Advance Your Data Science Skills in Health Sciences

By watching the 3 videos in this LinkedIn Learning path, you’ll learn to build extensive data science modeling and analysis…

Featured Resources

Tips for Job Searching in Handshake – Skills

With thousands of jobs and internships for students on Handshake, how can you find the ones that are right for …

Physical & Life Sciences Positions of 2019-2020 UW Graduates

This table shows the title, employer, and major for a sampling of 2019-2020 UW graduates who reported working in positions …

Virtual Interview Practice

StandOut is a mock video interviewing platform.  You can access a General Sciences and an Applied Science practice interview.

Career & Industry Guides

Vault Career Guide to Pharmaceuticals and Biotechnology, Third Edition

Worldwide, more than 2,700 pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies comprise a trillion-dollar industry, with many of the top companies—and one of …

Vault Guide to Chemicals Industry Jobs, Second Edition

The Vault Guides to Jobs series provides essential information about key careers and industries, with an emphasis on preparing for a career …

Vault Guide to Medical Equipment Manufacturing Jobs, Second Edition

The Vault Guides to Jobs series provides essential information about key careers and industries, with an emphasis on preparing for a career …

Vault Guide to Earth Science Jobs, Second Edition

The Vault Guides to Jobs series provides essential information about key careers and industries, with an emphasis on preparing for a career …

Vault Guide to Chemistry Jobs, Second Edition

The Vault Guides to Jobs series provides essential information about key careers and industries, with an emphasis on preparing for a career …

Vault Guide to Biology and Life Sciences Jobs, Second Edition

The Vault Guides to Jobs series provides essential information about key careers and industries, with an emphasis on preparing for a career …