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Our lobby will be closed Oct. 11 as our team supports the 2023 Autumn Business Career Fair.

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.

Interested in the professional sciences?

Check out the Rice University Weiss School of Natural Sciences’ Professional Science Master’s Program!

See the flyer below for information on the different focus areas and what you can achieve with them.

The deadline for Fall enrollment is February 15.

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Meaghan Wood (She/Her) Career Coach
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Huskies@Work: Sign Up by Oct. 22!

Whether you’re looking for inside info on a field you’re curious about or want to talk to someone about their profession, the UW Alumni Association can help you get connected to alumni who can help.

Taking place twice a year,

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Alondra Rodriguez (She/Her) Program Coordinator
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Biotech internship opportunities with Illumina

Illumina’s mission is “to improve human health by unlocking the power of the genome.” They are currently recruiting for their summer 2024 internships, which include roles in bioinformatics, medical research, software development, business analytics, and more. Illumina offers its interns …

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Kirk Heynen (He/Him)
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One-Year Graduate Programs in Biomedical Sciences and Clinical Exercise Physiology – University of Denver

 At the University of Denver, in addition to their current graduate program, the Professional Science Master (PSM) in Biomedical Sciences degree, they are launching a new program, a Master of Science in Clinical Exercise Physiology degree that will start this …

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Lily Burnstein (She/Her)
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More than ever, students need connections to help them explore what their career paths could look like after graduation. That’s where our incredible network of alumni come in!

Huskies@Work is a program run and supported by the UWAA that matches …

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Briana Randall (She/Her) Executive Director
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