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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.

Pre-Health Workshops in Winter

Winter 2020 Pre-Health Workshops

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Getting Great Clinical Exposure

Thursday 1/29 3:00-3:30 pm, Career & Internship Center, Mary Gates Hall 134

Health professional Schools are looking for evidence that applicants understand the jobs they are applying for, …

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Dan Poux (He/Him) Career Coach
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Top 10 jobs for Life Science majors

From Phlebotomy Examiner 9/10/18:

https://www.phlebotomyexaminer.com/entry-level-jobs-for-biology-majors/

If you’ve recently completed your bachelor’s degree in the life sciences, you may be wondering what to do next.

Or, perhaps you’ve not yet chosen your major, and you’re curious about employment options if you …

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Dan Poux (He/Him) Career Coach
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How Can I Get Better Results in My Job Search to Get My Environmental Science Career Started?

Sandra from University of South Florida asks:

“I graduated with a Bachelor’s of Science in Environmental Science and have been unable to find any way to get my foot in the door within the industry as a field technician (the …

By Robert Nealon - The Campus Career Coach
The Campus Career Coach
The Campus Career Coach | Real-world career advice for students.
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Top 10 Healthcare Jobs – That Don’t Require a Doctorate Degree

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According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), healthcare employment is projected to grow faster than any other sector, increasing 14% over the next decade, and adding roughly 1.9 million new jobs. Why so much growth? The growth …

By Anne Carrie - Hospital Recruiting
Hospital Recruiting
Hospital Recruiting | Physician and Healthcare Job Board.
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Paul Leanza

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  • Research Scientist / Bioengineer University of Washington

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  • PhD Student - Chemistry University of California, Berkeley

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

Abi Elerding

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  • Pharmacology PhD Student University of Washington

Jessica Boar

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  • Manufacturing Associate; Purification Just Evotec Biologics

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