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Updates from The Office of Career Planning & Professional Development

Please check out this week’s list of jobs and events here:




Non-Academic Careers for International PhDs and Postdocs in the US: Panel Discussion and Networking  

Thursday, May 11  

4:00-5:30pm EST  


Register here:

(All Eventbrite registrants will receive the Zoom meeting link via email on the day of the event)


Are you interested in exploring career opportunities outside of academia? Join this panel discussion and networking session in Zoom breakout rooms, where you will hear from former academic scientists:

-who are working in NYC and across the US in non-academic roles, including pharma/biotech (bench and non-bench), medical devices, tech, consulting, and finance;

-who navigated visa sponsorship (O1, OPT, H1B, etc.) or green card options to be a candidate for these jobs;

-who represent a variety of countries; and

-who will speak about their experiences being on the job market, and how they are enjoying their career so far.


Check out The Office of Career Planning & Professional Development’s blog:


Creating a Compelling Handshake Profile by Misty Crooks


Read this post from the Partnership for Public Service about the seven upsides and four downsides to federal employment:


Did you find your dream job on Handshake? If so, The Office of Career Planning & Professional Development would be grateful to know what job opportunities you found or you are seeking on Handshake. If you need help, make an appointment with Don Goldstein or Emily Seamone. Do not go through the process alone.

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