Career Development

The mission of Career Development Committee (CDC) is to support and enhance the professional development of Biomedical Science graduate students at all stages of their careers through education, training, networking, activities, and support services by providing the necessary resources to develop and fulfill career, personal, and professional goals.

CDC Charter
CDC Members 



Science Careers: My Individual Development Plan (IDP)
Check out this nifty (and free) online tool to explore career possibilities and set goals to follow the career path that fits you best.

Jobs in Science and Technology

Government Positions
National Research Council (NRC) *within 5 years of PhD awarded* Go to “Search for Research Opportunities”
Naval Research Laboratory
American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE) *within 7 years of PhD awarded*
NIH Intramural Research Program (IRP) *Trans-NIH Scientific Recruitments

Past Lunch Seminars


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Claiborne Christian Powerpoint
Elaine Hamm Powerpoint


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**Roberts PPT available- click here to download
**Delehanty PPT available- click here to download
CDCSeminarFeb2016            CDCseminar2016Jan

Past CV Workshop:
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 Tailoring Your CV- PPT Presentation (click to view)

Additional Resources:
Cover Letter Guide
Science Magazine: Writing a winning cover letter
4 Essentials of a good cover letter
Hacking the Academic job cover letter
CV and Resume Guide
NIH Office of Intramural TRAINING & EDUCATION
NIH Quick Guide
Harvard University: CV for Scientists
University of Washington: Academic CV Guide
University of Toronto: Creating your Academic CV
Swarthmore College: CV Guide
Sample CV for Academia
Sample CV for Industry

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