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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.

Physical & Life Science employers at Spring Virtual Job & Internship Fair 4/22

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Students are encouraged to learn more about the Physical & Life Science employers who will be participating in our Spring Virtual Job & Internship Fair on April 22nd 12:30-4:30 in Handshake.

Employers offering group info sessions and/or 1:1 meetings include:

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Adaptive Biotechnologies: Research & Development Info Session 4/22

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Adaptive Biotechnologies: Research & Development Info Session and Career Fair
Thursday, April 22nd 2021
11:00 am – 1:00 pm PT
RSVP in Handshake: https://uw.joinhandshake.com/events/728713

Meet their Research & Development teams from their Seattle and San Francisco locations.

They will be …

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Synbio for Everyone call for new members

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Synbio for Everyone is a 501(c)3 nonprofit and RSO that aims to improve accessibility education and reduce STEM educational equity gaps. Membership and participation with Synbio for Everyone will provide you with the opportunity to get involved with an educational …

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(Virtual) Workshop on NIH Diversity Supplements 4/27

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Undergradate and graduate students interested in Health and Life Science research are encouraged to attend an upcoming (Virtual) Workshop on NIH Diversity Supplements, held on Tuesday, April 27th from 3-5 pm.

Learn more here and register here.

This year the …

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STEM Opportunities at Youth Programs Summer Jobs Fair 4/6

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Lots of opportunities to work with kids in the Physical & Life Sciences at next week’s Youth Programs Summer Jobs Fair on Tuesday, April 6th, 2-4pm!

Event information and registration here: https://www.washington.edu/youth/youth-at-uw-events/summer-jobs-fair/

Employers at the fair will include:

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