Bioscience Careers


General Career Links

Branching points blog
Career options and professional development tips for PhDs

Nature Careers & Jobs
Articles and blog posts on careers in science

Science’s Next Wave
Comprehensive career development resource

Other Resources on Science
Search hundreds of ads, post your resume/cv, and receive job email notifications

Employment and Career Links for Biomedical Engineering 
A site with many links to job listings and career development resources

Re-envisioning the PhD
A national project designed to re-envision graduate education project_resources/phd_resources.html
This page is more useful because it is specifically about career options

Career Guide The National Academies Guide
CAREERS IN SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING: A Student Planning Guide to Grad School and Beyond

Local Opportunities

Educational Outreach at the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center
provided by Nancy Hutchison (Winter 2001 speaker)
Information on outreach programs (HutchLab and Science Education Partnership) directed toward high school students and high school teachers

Making Connections
provided by Nancy Hutchison (Winter 2001 speaker)
A mentoring program designed to ignite young women’s interest in science, math or technology
Facilitate workshops, March 24th and May 26th, 2001
Contact: Jennifer Bentley,
Melba Taylor, Making Connections Coordinator, 206-616-2366,

Seattle Girls School
An independent school in central Seattle serving fifth through eighth grade girls.
Seeking faculty, community collaborations, and opportunities to work with mentors on projects
Contact: Marja Brando, Head of School, Box 22576, Seattle WA 98122; 206-709-2228

Garfield High School
Provided by Lynett Kimmel
Volunteer SAT tutoring/mentoring program for students who do not have the financial resources for a class or to hire a tutor
Contact Linda O’Neil at


Fellowship Opprtunity

BioView has thousands of job postings as well as tips on finding biotechnology employment.

Symbios Inc
This site offers a searchable database featuring the complete job listings of nearly 500 companies within the biotechnology & pharmaceutical industries

Life Science Washington


All links provided by Charlie Hart
Company profiles, product pipelines, and job opportunities for biotech and pharmaceutical companies worldwide


Science’s Next Wave on Bioinformatics 1998/04/17/31

New Biomedical and Health Informatics Degree Program beginning Autumn 2001
Visit website or email to learn more


Science’s Next Wave on Educational Outreach 2000/04/05/4

Science’s Next Wave on Teaching 1999/05/06/14

UW’s K-12 Institute for Science, Math, and Technology Education
The UW K-12 Institute for Science, Math, and Technology Education promotes partnerships that link the UW community with the K-12 community.

UW Resource Guide
The UW K-12 Resource Guide is a searchable database providing information about a wide variety of educational resources offered by the University of Washington.

Association of Science-Technology Centers Incorporated (ASTC)
The Association of Science-Technology Centers Incorporated (ASTC) is an organization of science centers and museums dedicated to furthering the public understanding of science.

Huckabay Teaching Fellowship
UW fellowship for graduate students to design curriculum and teach within the university

Lakeside School
Provided by Kristina Peterson (Fall 2000 speaker) job_openings.html
Check this site for current job openings at a local private high school (including substitute teaching)

Science Policy

Science’s Next Wave on Science Policy 2003/02/04/4

Some Organizations that Do Policy Research

AAAS science & technology policy fellowships

National Academies science policy fellowship

Technology Transfer

Next Wave’s on Technology Transfer 1999/11/04/2
Read first-hand experiences of people who work in this field and network to find a career in technology transfer


McKinsey & Company
Apply to McKinsey’s 3-day summer program, Insight Healthcare

Boston Consulting Group 
Apply to the Bridge to BCG workshop

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