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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.

UW Center for Study of Health and Risk Behaviors Virtual Research Open House 3/31

The UW Center for Study of Health and Risk Behaviors are hosting the CSHRB Virtual Research Open House on Wednesday, March 31st, 2021 from 7-8:30pm.

This virtual event is open to anyone interested in (1) learning more about ongoing psychology/psychiatry …

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BioExplore UW call for mentees and mentors

BioExplore UW will be pairing mentees with a mentor who can provide personalized guidance on numerous aspects—by sharing their experiences with the process of finding/conducting research on/off campus, Capstone projects, planning for post-graduation (graduate/medical school), and identifying helpful resources.


Engaging …

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Biology, Healthcare, & Disability 101 tomorrow 3/4

1 in 5 people have disabilities in the United States, and this number is expected to increase with the aging population.

However, there is often little discussion regarding the intersection between biology, disability, and healthcare.

You are invited to attend

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Virtual Career Trek: Pacific Northwest National Laboratory 3/11

Virtual Career Trek: Pacific Northwest National Laboratory

Thursday, March 11th

12:00-1:00pm PT
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Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL) is located in Richland, Washington where breaking research in fields like biology, chemistry, earth and coastal sciences and computational research …

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Bellevue College Neurodiversity Navigators call for peer mentors

The Neurodiversity Navigators (formerly Autism Spectrum Navigators) program at Bellevue College is currently looking to hire 18 peer mentors for the 2021-2022 academic year.

They are looking for juniors, seniors, or recent graduates who are able to work 10-15 hours …

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Dan Poux (He/Him) Career Coach
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Claire Wate

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  • Postbac Researcher ORISE Fellowship

Katie Firestone

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  • Assistant Clinical Research Coordinator University of California, San Francisco

Lauren Burgess

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  • Research Associate Phase Genomics

Casey C

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  • PhD Student - Chemistry University of California, Berkeley

Annette Mercedes

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

Jessica Boar

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  • Manufacturing Associate; Purification Just Evotec Biologics

Lukas M

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  • Technical Associate McGovern Institute for Brain Research

Eva B

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  • Veterinary Assistant Seattle Veterinary Associates

Featured Resources

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …