Local Connection Events and Positions


“Brown Bag” Info Session: CCST Science and Technology Policy Fellows

January 29, 12:00-1:30pm; MSOB 140

Interested in contributing to science policy at the state level?

The California Council on Science and Technology will be featuring their year-long fellowship program for scientists and engineers. Learn about the application process and how you can gain valuable government leadership experience while helping to make California’s policies stronger with science.

*This is a “brown bag” session, lunch will not be served.



Transitions: Ace Your Interview (workshop)

Monday, February 22, 5:00 – 7:00pm
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Want to learn how to interview successfully?

This interactive, hands-on workshop will teach you what you need to know to ace your job interviews! You’ll learn how to prepare for an interview, understand interviewing strategy, respond to behavioral questions, and answer challenging questions. You’ll also learn what employers look for and how to target your answers. Most important, you’ll get to practice interviewing and leave feeling confident about your skills.

*Approximately one hour of pre-work required.

Register online

Questions? Email Debra Rosenfeld at drosenfe@stanford.edu.

Career Foundations: Biotech Finance (Panel)

Wednesday, February 3, 5:00 – 6:30pm
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Are you considering a career in biotechnology or healthcare finance?

Please join the SoM Career Center and panelists representing the myriad jobs and organizations within the finance field. You’ll learn about their day-to-day activities, job-search strategies, the ups and downs of the field, and skills most sought in recruiting. Most important, you’ll have the opportunity to connect with potential mentors and employers in the field. We look forward to seeing you there!

SoM Career Center Biomedical and Bioscience Industry Expo

Wednesday, April 6, 12:30-4:00pm
Li Ka Shing Center for Learning and Knowledge, School of Medicine Campus

More information and list of past participants: http://med.stanford.edu/careercenter/bid11/index.html

Naturejobs Career Expo

Wednesday, April 27, 9.15am-5:15pm

This global career fair and conference for the scientific community offers an excellent opportunity to meet a diverse selection of national and international employers from academic institutions and scientific industries, such as pharmaceutical organizations, digital technology companies, science publishing and more. Highlights include practical workshops, one-to-one resume checking, insightful conference sessions and networking opportunities.

Cost: Free

Details: http://www.nature.com/naturejobs/career-expo/event/naturejobs-career-expo-san-francisco/

Questions: sanfrancisco.careerexpo@nature.com




2016 Summer Congressional Budget Office (CBO) Internship Program

Application deadline: Feb. 29, 2016

CBO summer internships provide excellent opportunities to experience and observe the budget process and policymaking at the federal level. The internships are located in Washington, D.C.  Interns contribute to CBO’s work in program areas such as budget and tax policy, health care, national defense, the environment, education, retirement and other income assistance, regulation, and public investment.

Students should be pursuing graduate academic programs in economics, public policy, health policy, financial management, mathematics, statistics, or related programs.

US citizens and noncitizens who are permanent residents of the United States seeking citizenship are eligible for consideration. Before applying, noncitizens should refer to the agency’s  information on citizenship requirements or call 202-226-2628 to determine employment eligibility.

Students must submit a cover letter, resume, contact information for two references (academic and/or employment), and an unofficial copy of transcripts which includes coursework for the spring semester (first-year graduate students MUST submit both an undergraduate transcript and a graduate transcript). A complete application must be submitted through CBO’s online application at www.cbo.gov/careers by the deadline of February 29, 2016 to be considered (no exceptions).


Postdoctoral Fellowship in Regulatory Science

Application deadline: January 29, 2016

The postdoctoral fellowship is an experiential program that will provide our most outstanding postdocs with unique immersion experiences in regulatory science research at Stanford or UCSF, in industry, and at the FDA. During the 2-3 year program, Fellows will receive a monthly stipend commensurate with education level and experience.

Details: http://pharm.ucsf.edu/cersi/node/3781

Questions: fellowship@ucsfstanfordcersi.org