The Career Development Center offers a variety of platforms to connect with students to enhance your outreach and recruitment efforts. The following services and programs provide opportunities to reach the BCM community. To discuss activities that best meet your needs, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org or 713-798-5043
Post current job and internship announcements at your organization
Introduce your organization by hosting an information and networking session
Job Shadow Program (PhD Students)
Host a graduate student on-site at your organization. Through this program students have the opportunity to observe work environments firsthand and interact with various professionals to learn more about specific scientific career paths.
Annual Career Symposium
Sponsor a booth at this annual event and meet with students to discuss available opportunities at your organization
Facilitate (or co-present with Career Development Center) a session on a career-related topic such as interviewing or resume writing
Employer Info Sessions
Insight Data Science Fellows Program - Info Session
Monday June 25, 2018
Presenter: Yan Kou, PhD, Director of Product at Insight Data Science
Are you a postdoctoral researcher, Ph.D. candidate, or quantitative undergraduate who is interested in transitioning into a career in industry? Do you want a job that leverages your quantitative experience in a fast-growing and in-demand field? Or are you simply curious about the potential path to the many career opportunities in industry? We invite you to gain a perspective on data science from leaders of Insight's Fellows Programs.
Insight is a seven-week training fellowship that helps scientists and engineers transition to careers in data science, engineering, artificial intelligence, and product management. Based in Silicon Valley, NYC, Boston, Seattle, and Toronto, the program enables scientists to learn the industry-specific skills needed to work in the growing fields related to big data at leading technology companies. View slides.
Perfecting Your Pitch: An Application Strategy Workshop for Biomedical Ph.D.s
Thursday, May 3, 2018
Presenter: Heather Dillon, The Jackson Laboratory
During this interactive workshop, Ph.D. students and postdocs learned how to develop skills to effectively market themselves for postdoctoral or faculty positions at academic and non-profit research institutions. They were taught strategies for conducting a productive job search, how to best describe their accomplishments to prospective employers, and questions to ask before submitting an application. Participants also gained experience deciphering job descriptions and evaluating opportunities from a personal and professional perspective. Students and postdocs received tips and insights from professional recruiters at The Jackson Laboratory to help them find their ideal postdoctoral or faculty position.