Resumes and Cover Letters

nick@yahoo.com

Nick
Folger

Employers at the Summit

We’re getting very excited about this Spring’s Job Summit, which opens Feb 1st (you can begin reviewing the Employer Booths) with live days on April 4th and 5th (you can video chat with Employers during their Office Hours). 


nick@yahoo.com

Nick
Folger

Networking at the Job Summit

The live event for the Virtual Job Summit is just around the corner.  For many, it will mean the opportunity to present yourself and your credentials to some very attractive employers.  However, you should know that there’s also an opportunity to meet each other and network with your pee...


nick@yahoo.com

Nick
Folger

Video Interviews at the Job Summit

A number of you will meet recruiters at the Job Summit who find that your background matches well with their needs.  They will either want more time with you or to introduce you to their hiring manager (the line manager for whom you would work).


nick@yahoo.com

Nick
Folger

Job Board Applications

You may know that the Bio Careers Job Board has more listings for U.S. postgraduate life scientists than any other Job Board.  In fact, it’s not even close!We’re rewarded by the fact that so many of you are so active on our job board, searching the listings, applying for jobs, and uploading...


nick@yahoo.com

Nick
Folger

Employer Reviews

Did you know that 75% of our jobseekers are experienced alumni who are out there working in a broad range of occupations?  Do you think it would be helpful in your job search if those ahead of you gave you some insights on the pluses and minuses of those employers (be they Postdoc Programs, Bio...


ms.wennylin@yahoo.com

Wenny
Lin

How to write a great recommendation letter – for yourself

The first thing I learned in graduate school had nothing to do with PCR or cell culture. Walking the halls of the lonely ivy-covered ivory tower, I learned that you are your own absolute best (and sometimes, only) advocate. Nobody, not even your kindly mentor/advisor, will look out for you the same ...


larry@humanworkflows.com

Larry
Petcovic

What do pronouns during phone conversations, chats, and the live interview say about your level of social integration?

This posting is a continuation of the “pronouns on the resume/CV …” Just as pronouns on the resume begin to provide an insight into a candidate’s social footprint, the phone conversation and interview finalize the assessment about the “social fit” with the culture of an organization. Eve...


relucio@pharm.stonybrook.edu

Jenne
Relucio

That Science CV into a Resume for the Real World!

This week I have officially started working on my law school application packages. The first roadblock comes from the most unlikely of sources --- my chock–full-o’-science CV.


christie.a.canaria@gmail.com

Christie
Canaria

Self-Reflection and a Current CV – Thoughts from a Working Vacation

As I write this, I’m taking a break from teaching duties while at Cold Spring Harbor Labs in Long Island, NY. This place is breathtaking (and not just from the humidity)! It’s hardcore science mixed with art and nature. Two doors down from my imaging classroom is Jim Watson’s (co-discoverer of...


larry@humanworkflows.com

Larry
Petcovic

What pronouns on the resume/CV say about your level of social integration!

As a behavioral communications coach, I train clients to look for evidence that will help predict the future behavior of a candidate. As a hiring team, we key on three events to help in this phase of assessing a candidate’s qualifications; the resume/CV, conversations and the interview (and job n...