Science Career Fair and Networking Brunch

Are you graduating this academic year or searching for an internship within the science, healthcare, or government industries? Visit the Autumn 2019 Science Career Fair: Adapt Your Future hosted by the Arts and Sciences Career Success. There are 62 different employers attending including the CDC, EPA, and more! The event will be held on Wednesday, October 16th from 11:30-4 PM in the Ohio Union. For more details, you can visit the event on Handshake.

Interested in networking further? Before the Career Fair begins, Career Success is hosting a networking brunch for employers and students! This is a unique opportunity to meet and connect with many of the employers that will be tabling at the career fair on a more casual, intimate level. If you are interested in the Networking Brunch, please RSVP via Handshake because space is limited! This will be held from 9:00 to 10:30 AM in 311 Denney Hall.

ASC Life Beyond Degree: Biochemistry/Chemistry

The Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry with the Center for Career and Professional Success are hosting, Life Beyond Degree: Biochem/Chem; an interactive presentation about networking best practices followed with a networking mix and mingle event with alumni! You will learn best practices on how to create your own elevator pitch, use social media platforms to network with alumni and employers, utilizing LinkedIn, Alumnifire, and more!

Meet and network with alumni in speed networking sessions and implement the strategies learned in the workshop for part two of the event; an opportunity to practice what you learned and connect with alumni from your degree! “Speed dating” rounds will provide you with a great opportunity to chat one on one or in a small group with alumni to gather how they transformed their degree into a career. We encouraged you to attend both sessions but it is not a requirement. Free food and beverages!

Where: Campbell Hall 100
When: Monday September 30th from 4:30-7:30PM
Who: You!
RSVP: https://osu.joinhandshake.com/events/323815/share_preview

Job Opportunity for Pre-Health Students

Ohio At Home is currently seeking to hire new Patient Care Assistants from OSU students working towards a career in healthcare or human services, as this line of work most directly relates to their goals and can serve as a great opportunity to gain hours of patient care experience and develop a network of colleagues and professional references.

Ohio At Home is a home healthcare agency that employs primarily Ohio State students and provides direct care services to individuals with developmental disabilities in central Ohio. Their agency supports clients ranging from children with autism to adults with paraplegia/quadriplegia.

The role of Patient Care Assistant involves tasks of daily living, behavioral and emotional support, community involvement and direct patient care. Key traits for a successful Patient Care Assistant are patience, kindness, teamwork, a passion for service, and an eagerness to learn.

Although Ohio At Home’s PCA staff is primarily comprised of pre-health students, all majors and areas of interest are invited to apply. Scheduling is based on the university semester system and can accommodate academic and extracurricular commitments. Past patient care experience is not required to apply, but those with experience are also encouraged.

More information can be found on this flyer. To apply, send your resume and availability jobs@ohioathome.com.

Career Connections: Science & Research

ASC Career Success has a great opportunity for you to explore career paths within your interests and major, as well as connect with employers in the industry.

Hear from alumni and professionals in the field who have been in your shoes and want to share helpful advice that you can apply along your career journey. Learn about career paths and gain insight on job search tactics. This event will consist of a Q&A panel session followed by an opportunity to network with the panelist in a casual yet professional environment. Don’t miss the chance to interact with professionals and have your career questions answered! To ensure you get the most out of the event, prepare questions for the panelist in advance!

The panel of professionals who will be in attendance consists of:

  • Ramy Sarsour, President of Medical Scribing Solutions
  • Sriram Durvasula, Chief Strategist & Creative Director of LOXI
  • Karen Hallberg, Fish and Wildlife Biologist from U.S. Fish & Wildlife, Ohio Ecological Services
  • Brian McQuade from Medpace
  • Michael Hoover, Research Scientist at Charles River Laboratories
  • Nicole Raab, Senior Technician at Battelle

Free snacks and beverages provided. You are encouraged to attend the full session, but if you are only able to drop in that is okay!

The event will be Wednesday, November 28th from 6:00pm – 7:30pm in Math Tower Room 724.

It is encouraged but not required that you RSVP.

Introducing Handshake – don’t miss out!

Are you having trouble finding an internship, research opportunity, or job?! If so, handshake is the place for you! Ohio State has partnered with handshake to provide you with easy access to all things related to your career development! Visit http://handshake.osu.edu/ and sign in with your OSU name.# and password. 

Handshake has replaced previous OSU sponsored programs such as CareerEngine, Hireabuckeye, FutureLink, and Buckeye Careers Network.

PiNO Career Fair

The Graduate Macromolecular Student Organization at Case Western Reserve University would like to invite post-doctorate, graduate, and undergraduate students from all science and engineering programs to attend the PiNO Career Fair on June 9, 2017 in Cleveland, Ohio.

The Polymer Initiative of Northeast Ohio (PiNO) is a one-day job fair and conference that allows students seeking internships, co-ops, or full-time employment to present posters, network with industry representatives, and win cash prizes. PiNO attracts students and representatives from ALL science and engineering fields.

An online abstract and resume is due by June 2, 2017. Registration is just $10 for all looking to attend. For more registration information, conference details, and a growing list of company sponsors, please visit the PiNO website here!

Networking For Scientists

Do you want to get your toe in the door of science careers, or an internship there, but don’t know where to start? Do career fairs or internship fairs intimidate you? Is networking a challenge?

The American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (ASBMB) created this video to help with those things!  The following video contains networking tips, etiquette for networking, and different techniques for gaining traction at career fairs and meet ups.

Ph.D. Program Informational Event: Purdue University Interdisciplinary Life Science Ph.D. Program (PULSe)

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Undergraduate students are invited to a fantastic opportunity provided by the Purdue University Interdisciplinary Life Science Ph.D. Program (PULSe)! The program is putting on its annual PULSe Fall Open House on Friday, November 4, 2016, which serves to introduce prospective Ph.D. students to interdisciplinary graduate opportunities in the basic life sciences.

Activities will include a “meet the faculty” session, lunch with current students, and a tour of lab facilities. Students will gain exposure to some of the life science research being conducted at Purdue, in addition to the chance to talk with faculty and students to familiarize themselves with the PULSe Program.

Additional details:

Date: Friday, November 4, 2016
Time: 10:00 AM – 3:30 PM
Location: 207 S. Martin Jischke Drive, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN

Lunch will be provided!

RSVP: pulse@purdue.edu

Questions: 496-1016 or pulse@purdue.edu