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Environment America Information Session

October 12, 6:30pm | Cohen Career Center

Join Environment America to learn more about their 2 year fellowship program.

Click here to learn more about Environment America.

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Naval Surface Warfare Center Information Session

Wednesday, October 18, Noon | Cohen Career Center

The Naval Surface Warfare Center-Carderock Division is a full-spectrum research and development center with expertise that spans more than 40 science and engineering disciplines. Learn about opportunities in Chemistry, Computer Science, Mathematics, Naval Architecture, Operations Research, and Physics, among other disciplines.

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National Institutes of Health Information Session

Monday, October 23, 12pm | Cohen Career Center

Are you considering applying to any of the programs at the National Institutes of Health? Dr. Michele Evans, Deputy Scientific Director, Senior Scientist at the National Institute on Aging, will highlight NIH opportunities, provide advice on the application process, and take your questions. RSVP to attend at here.

Jefferson Lab Information Session

Monday, October 23, 5:30pm

Cohen Career Center

Have you ever explored the possibility of working at a National Lab? Jefferson Lab offers paid summer internships! You can work alongside scientists on exciting projects. A Jefferson Lab representative will highlight opportunities and provide application tips. Hear from a William & Mary J-Lab intern as well. RSVP to attend here.

Science Meetup – Genetic Counseling

Wednesday, October 25, Noon | Cohen Career Center

Learn about the field of genetic counseling from William & Mary alum and VCU Medical Center Genetic Counselor, Allison Goodwin. She'll discuss her education and career path, daily activities, trends in the field, and take your questions. A current graduate student in the VCU genetic counseling program will also be in attendance. RSVP to attend here.

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Information Session

Friday, October 27 | Information Session 12 - 1pm | Office Hours 1-2pm | Cohen Career Center

Learn about organization mission and culture, internship and full-time opportunities, and the application process from representatives at the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. They will be available for individual questions from 1-2 pm as well. RSVP to attend here.

Society of Women in Computing: Guest Lecturer, Doreen Jacobi

Tuesday, October 10, 5:30 PM | McGLOTHLIN-STREET 20

Come hear Doreen Jacobi, co-founder of Derdack Corp, talk about her career as an IT CEO. Doreen has been working in IT since 1999. She is a co-founder at Derdack, leading vendor for intelligent incident and mobile response software which empowers operations teams to effectively respond to unexpected incidents in mission-critical IT, OT and IoT systems. She supports various social engagements including Women in IT and Business@School, an initiative by the Boston Consulting Group. For more information, check out the Facebook event here. RSVP here.


FBI Opportunities - Honors Internship and Collegiate Hiring Initiative

The Honors Internship posting is open to undergraduate and graduate students who will graduate in fall 2018 or later. This is a paid internship which gives selected interns the opportunity to work side-by-side with FBI employees on case support, research projects, program management projects, and more.

The Collegiate Hiring Initiative is open to college graduates with a graduation date from June 2016 to June 2018. Graduates of all degree programs are welcome; however, the FBI especially seeks those with key degrees/skills in information technology, computer science, and data analytics.

Applications are at Deadline is October 15.

Students > Apply to Jobs > View Latest Postings > Recruiting Locations > Nationwide > 2018 Honors Internship, Collegiate Hiring Initiative

Opportunities on Tribe Careers!

Organization Spotlight – Allen Institute

The Allen Institute currently encompasses three entities: the Allen Institute for Brain Science; the Allen Institute for Cell Science; and The Paul G. Allen Frontiers Group, supported by a shared administration group.

The Allen Institute’s internship program is an intensive summer experience designed to provide mentorship and research experience for undergraduate students who are interested in bioscience. The program starts on June 19, 2017 and runs 10-12 weeks. Interns are expected to work 35-40 hours a week.

The deadline to apply is February 17, 2017.

Areas of Research include: Modeling, Analysis and Theory; Neuroanatomy; Molecular Genetics; Neural Coding; Computational Neuroanatomy; Human Cell Types; Manufacturing and Process Engineering; Morphology and 3D Reconstruction; Optical Physiology; Information Technology; Cell Science

Learn more about the internship program here.

"Career Connections for Science Students"

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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