Professional Development for Careers in Biology

Presentations and activities for Biology PhDs to assist in matching students’ skills, interests, and values to their future careers, in or outside the academy. First half of the course focuses on identifying students’ career goals, recognizing existing skills, discussing interpersonal dynamics, and learning how to obtain new skills necessary to achieve students’ goals. Second half explores contemporary issues like work/life balance and women in science, and will offer students the opportunity to create and peer-edit job application materials.

Course Number: 
BIOLOGY703
Course Level: 
700-999