Professional Development and Career Office (PDCO)

The PDCO provides professional development and career services to graduate students and postdoctoral fellows in the School of Medicine, School of Nursing, and Bloomberg School of Public Health. The offer many resources to students and trainees, including one on one career counselling appointments, grant writing workshops, career fairs, resume advice, LinkedIn clinics, mock interviews, and more. It is never too early or too late to start preparing for your future.

Some compiled quick links:

  • The NEW PDCO Jobs Board, a brand new & growing collection of PhD-level opportunities, postdoctoral fellowships, and other career possibilities in STEM, basic science, biomedical and/or public health-related fields. Open positions in academia, government, public health, industry, consulting, teaching, and more will be uploaded to the board weekly.
  • The career library with tons of free eBooks
  • The job board, updated frequently with jobs in all sectors. Additionally, visit the website to subscribe the the PDCO Jobs Listserv.

Biomedical Careers Initiative (BCI)

The BCI program aims to provide information and facilitate training and networking for the broad range of careers available to Ph.D. students upon graduation. The BCI offers short-term internships (approx. 3 months) in areas such as industry R&D, consulting, patent law, science outreach, science communication and more. Internships are paid opportunities, where the company will support your stipend and healthcare insurance.

Dr. Amy Braun recently spoke to us about the BCI Internsip Program at our December 2022 GSA General Body Meeting.
You can find a link to her informative slides here as well as information on how to apply!

Some compiled quick links:

Individual Development Plans (IDP's)

Additionally, Individual Development Plans give advice about different careers. You are encouraged to complete this annually and discuss with your advisor.

IDP Website

Additional Career Resources

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Created by: Juliane Liberto. Page last updated: 11/22