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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.

New Clinical Experience Reflection Seminar – Spring 2020

Reflecting on your Clinical Experience as a Pre-Health Student

Wednesdays 2:30-3:20 PM

MGH 134 (Career & Internship Center Lobby)

GEN ST 343 – SECTION A

SLN: 21265

1 Credit graded Credit/No Credit

The seminar is designed for UW students and alumni …

By Dan Poux (He/Him)
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UW Diversity Leadership Conference 2020: The personal is Political

Diversity Leadership Conference 2020: The Personal is Political: Showing Up for Ourselves and Others in Solidarity

“Certainly there are very real differences between us…But it is not those differences between us that are separating us. It is rather our refusal …

By Dawn Cheung
Dawn Cheung Career Coach Dawn Cheung
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UW School of Medicine Medical Student Panel 3/4

This panel will consist of current UW School of Medicine students who will discuss their journey preparing for medical school as an undergraduate student, the medical school admissions process, and their current experiences.

DATE: Wednesday, March 4th

TIME: 5:45 – …

By Dan Poux (He/Him)
Dan Poux (He/Him) Career Coach Dan Poux (He/Him)
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Health/Life Science employers to seek out at Winter Job & Internship Fair 2/13

The annual Winter Job & Internship Fair on Thursday 2/13 is a great opportunity to connect with  employers looking to hire for part-time, full-time and/or internship opportunities.

Below is a list of health/life science employers you may want to seek …

By Dan Poux (He/Him)
Dan Poux (He/Him) Career Coach Dan Poux (He/Him)
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APPLY: Mayor Durkan Youth Climate Council due January 30th

Mayor Durkan is Seeking Passionate and Committed Youth for Mayor’s Youth Climate Council

https://greenspace.seattle.gov/2020/01/seeking-youth-climate-leaders/#sthash.32qTo7SA.dpbs 

Mayor Durkan is creating an opportunity for young leaders to continue building their own capacity as advocates, shape new ideas for policies and programs to stem …

By Dawn Cheung
Dawn Cheung Career Coach Dawn Cheung
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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 …