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other full-time positions

Scribekick is currently hiring for 10 scribe positions in Richmond, VA, starting this summer. There is a 1 year commitment.

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ScibeAmerica is hiring scribes for Williamsburg, Newport News, and Norfolk

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Hear from alumni of color about where their paths have taken, and how they have navigated those paths at the intersection of their diverse social identities. Panel will be moderated by Dr. Yvonne Smith-Jones M.Ed. '87, Ed.S. '93, Ed.D. '97, who serves on the Development Board for the W&M School of Education. Panelists include:

  • Margie Del Castillo '05: Associate Director of Community Mobilization, National Latina Institute for Reproductive Justice
  • William L. Jackson, Jr. '76: Chief Medical Officer, Clinical Prevention Research Branch (U.S. Public Health Service Commissioned Corps)
  • Crystal Morrison-Joseph '09: Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor, PsycYourMind Consulting, LLC
  • Amalhin Shek '13: Budget and Communications Analyst, US Agency for International Development (USAID)

This event is free to attend, and light refreshments will be served following the conversation. Registration not required but helpful: here.

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alumni spotlight: katrina pickering

Katrina double majored in Biology and Environmental Science, and graduated from the College in 2013. From there she spent a few months as an Educator at Seaworld before taking a position as Biologist/Chemist at Reedy Creek Improvement District. She now works as an Environmental Planner at Stantec, where she conducts restorations and conservation projects. If you'd like to learn more about Katrina or connect with her, visit her LinkedIn.

organization spotlight: PPD

PPD is a leading global contract research organization providing comprehensive, integrated drug development, laboratory and lifecycle management services. Our clients and partners include pharmaceutical, biotechnology, medical device, academic and government organizations. PPD applies innovative technologies, therapeutic expertise and a firm commitment to quality to help clients and partners bend the cost and time curve of drug development to deliver life-changing therapies that improve health.

don's blackboard site

Don Snyder, your Science & Technology career advisor, runs a Blackboard site filled with different career resources to help you get on the right path. On it you can find everything from guidance articles to job opportunities. If you don't already see it listed with your actual classes on your Blackboard, email Don at to get added. Trust me, it's worth it

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