University of Michigan: Pharmacy Open House

 

PhD & MS Virtual Open House

The University of Michigan’s College of Pharmacy will be hosting a virtual open house for their PhD programs in Medicinal Chemistry and Clinical Pharmacy Translational Science, as well as the MS program in Integrated Pharmaceutical Sciences. This program will be held on Thursday, October 21 from 6-8 pm.

Registration, as well as an itinerary, can be found here at their website or directly at this link.

This is a great introduction to their graduate programs and opportunities. It will include an overview of their programs and application process, as well as a graduate student panel, with faculty members available for Q & A.

Graduate Opportunities with the National University of Singapore

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Masters of Science in Chemical Sciences

The National University of Singapore offers a Masters of Science program which could open doors to career opportunities in industries such as Health Sciences, Pharmaceuticals, or Advanced Materials. This M.Sc. program through NUS’s Department of Chemistry includes courses such as Chemistry & Society and Industry Practices in Chemistry.

Applications are open starting October 15, 2021 through March 15, 2022.

For more program information please view the brochure or this poster.

Or contact the department directly at mchems@nus.edu.sg

Cornell MSE Graduate Admissions Events

Cornell University’s department of Materials Science & Engineering is hosting a series of upcoming virtual admissions/information events and a PhD application workshop for our graduate programs (PhD, MS, MEng). Below is a list of the events. View this email from a Cornell Rep for detailed information and registration links.

Questions or accommodation requests can be sent directly to Marissa Porter at map457@cornell.edu.

PhD Events

(Open to undergraduate seniors and masters students.)

  • October 8, 2021, 11am-2pm EDT: Graduate School Fair: Register
  • October 15, 2021, 3pm EDT: MSE PhD Info Session/Student Panels: Register
  • October 22, 2021: MSE PhD Application Workshop Registration Due: Register

MS Events

(Open to undergraduate seniors.)

  • October 8, 2021, 11am-2pm EDT: Graduate School Fair: Register

MEng Events

(Open to undergraduate seniors.)

  • October 8, 2021, 11am-2pm EDT: Graduate School Fair: Register
  • MSE MEng Info Sessions (ongoing)

NEXT WEEK: Graduate and Professional School Expo (Virtual)

Is Graduate School in your future? Whether you are on the fence or have your mind made up about Grad School, getting a head start on the process gives you an edge over other students applying. Ohio State offers the best resource to give you that edge: the Graduate and Professional School Expo, held on October 6th, 2021 from 12:00 to 5:00 virtually through Handshake.

The Expo hosts Graduate Schools from across the country and allows you to explore your options, gather information, and make connections with admission officers. The Expo also gives you access to Grad School experts, who can provide invaluable tips and advice about the Graduate School admission process. Professional dress is not required.

Current students and alumni need to register and sign up for individual and group sessions on Handshake to participate in the event. Please make sure your Handshake profile is complete and up to date for the best experience when you sign up for sessions with schools.

Day-of-Event Support for the Grad Expo

Buckeye Careers will be available to answer any questions during the fair.

Handshake’s Virtual Career Fair Platform

You will connect with schools through Handshakes virtual career fair platform by:

  • Conducting Brief 10 minute 1:1 meetings scheduled in advance or after a group session
  • Attending 30 minute group information meetings
  • Engaging in video, audio, and text based chat communication with schools

Handshake’s Guide to Attending a Virtual Career Fair

If you require an accommodation such as live captioning or interpretation to participate in this event, please contact Mollie Workman at workman.77@osu.edu or 614-292-3570. Requests made two weeks before the event will generally allow us to provide seamless access, but the university will make every effort to meet requests made after this date.

Michigan Chemistry Opportunities for Research and Education (M-CORE)

2021 Dates: October 28-29, 2021

The Michigan Chemistry Opportunities for Research and Education (M-CORE) program invites ~20 highly qualified prospective students to the University of Michigan Chemistry Department for a virtual visit to explore the Chemistry graduate program. You will not only get to interact with faculty, staff, and current graduate students informally, you also have an opportunity to explore virtually the chemistry building, labs, and Ann Arbor area.

M-CORE participants will:

  • Meet research faculty and current graduate students
  • Hear research presentations by Chemistry students
  • Learn about UM cutting-edge research facilities and the University campus
  • Get patent advice on how to assemble a competitive graduate school application

For more details, please visit the program’s webpage at M|CORE Program | UM LSA Chemistry. Questions can be emailed to mcore.chem@umich.edu. There will be a virtual info session in September, where you can learn more about the program directly from faculty and previous M-CORE participants.

M-CORE is specifically seeking juniors and seniors from from backgrounds traditionally underrepresented in the chemical sciences.

Applications are currently being accepted. Apply by Monday, October 4, 2021.

University of Michigan Graduate Student Panel Discussion

Interested in learning about graduate programs that will prepare you for an exciting career in drug discovery & development? Join the University of Michigan College of Pharmacy for a Graduate Student Panel Discussion via Zoom.

Graduate students from the PhD programs in Medicinal Chemistry, Pharmaceutical Sciences & Clinical Pharmacy Translational Sciences will share details regarding their background and goals and will be available to answer your questions and to share tips for success in graduate school.

Wednesday, March 31, 2021
5:00pm – 6:00pm EST
RSVP here.

Questions? Contact Cherie Doston, PhD at crdotson@umich.edu or 734-615-6562 (voicemail,)

Master’s in Forensic Toxicology & Analytical Genetics

The University of Kentucky is accepting applications for it’s Master’s in Forensics Toxicology & Analytical Genetics. The program has two areas of concentration: Forensic Toxicology/Chemistry and Forensic/Analytical Genetics. Through the common core curriculum, students in both concentrations will have foundational information and skill set in advanced forensic science, writing, communication, professionalism, ethics, legal perspectives, and workplace-specific laboratory skills. The curriculum contains two internships which provide students with hands-on experiences necessary to be competitive in the job market upon exiting the program. This is a two-year program.

Tuition for this program is assessed at a special rate for all students (in- and out-of-state), which represents significant savings for out-of-state students. Graduates will be competitive for workforce deployment in the areas of: private industry drug testing, private DNA analysis, forensic governmental divisions, or hospital clinical labs.

Applications submitted by April 1, 2021 will be given priority for admission. Applications submitted after April 1 will be considered for any remaining openings. There is no GRE requirement. Learn more and apply here.

Questions can be directed to the department at toxandcancerbio@uky.edu or directly to Morgan Rothermel, morgan.rothermel@uky.edu.

Become a 2021-2022 ACS Bridge Fellow

The Ohio State University is proud to be an American Chemical Society Bridge Site! The American Chemical Society is accepting applications for 2021-2022 ACS Bridge Fellows.

The ACS Bridge Program (ACS-BP) was developed to increase the number of students from underrepresented (UR) racial and ethnic groups obtaining a Ph.D. in the chemical sciences. ACS-BP assists UR students with getting into and succeeding in graduate school.

As an ACS Bridge Fellow, students enroll in a one- to two-year Bridge Experience that provides research experience, advanced coursework, mentoring, and coaching to prepare a graduate school application.

Students who have not applied to graduate school, or who have applied but were not accepted, may be offered:

  • A free common application that will be shared with participating departments
  • Resources to strengthen applications
  • Connections to faculty and mentors
  • Networking opportunities with other ACS-BP students

Please visit the ACS Bridge Program – Fellows page to determine eligibility and apply.

The deadline to apply is March 31, 2021.

Have questions about this program? Contact the ACS Bridge Program at Bridge@ACS.org.

Midwest Health Professions Expo 2021

The 2021 Midwest Health Profession Expo will take place virtually on Monday, March 1, from 12:00-3:00pm.

This event will provide an opportunity for pre-health students and health professions schools and programs to come together. Students can learn all about the graduate school opportunities that will prepare them for a career in healthcare. Admission representatives can connect with students and inform them of their schools/program’s strengths, as well as what they look for in applicants.

With more than 80 Professional and Graduate programs already registered, students will have the opportunity to learn what it takes to be a competitive applicants to the programs they are interested in pursuing in the future. Each recruiter listing includes the programs they represent, institution description, and the times they will be available to chat.

Student registration can be found here. If you have any questions, please email midwesthealthprofessionsexpo@gmail.com.

NCSU Master of Microbial Biotechnology

The Master of Microbial Biotechnology (MMB) program at North Carolina State University offers you a unique blend of science and business. It combines real-world bioscience industry projects and internships to give you the experience you need to be successful. This is a two-year, non-thesis program and is located 15 miles from the Research Triangle Park — the heart of the biotech industry.

Students in the MMB program participate in immersive industry experiences, professional networking, MBA-level coursework, practicum projects, and internships. Graduates leave ready to tackle challenges and excel in careers in the biotechnology industry.

Want to learn more about the program? Visit the website or fill out the interest form.