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									Career Information                                                           Internship/Research Opportunities
  Make an appointment with a CDC counselor to discuss                         Internships and Co-ops can provide valuable experience for biology
   possible career/internship opportunities.                                    majors. Make an appointment at the CDC to discuss opportunities, preparation,
                                                                                and to file your resume for potential Penn State internship employers to access.
  Use Focus II ( a computerized career guidance system) to explore
   occupations and make informed decisions. Focus II is available              Attend the University Park Co-op & Internship Fair in September.
   On-line but you will have to get your password at the CDC.
  Visit the CDC Resource Room which has the following books: Great Jobs       Participate in the Eberly School of Science Cooperative Education Program—
   for Biology Majors, Jump Start your Career in Bioscience, Real People        visit www.science.psu.edu/coop for information on the program.
   Working in Science, Careers for
   Scientific Types, & Alternative Careers in Science.                         Utilize the CDC Resource Room, which includes the 2001 Edition of
                                                                                Peterson’s Internships (one of the largest internship resources available). Also
  Visit these Web sites:                                                       “Great Internships in the Environment.”
   Career Planning Center for Beginning Scientists
                                                                               Visit the following Web sites for access to hundreds of internship
   National Science Foundation
                                                                                 http://www.pserie.psu.edu/student/cdc/internships.htm (click on internship links)
   www.bioneers.org                                                             www.eco.org/
   SciQuest                                                                     www.geocities.com/RainForest/8974/env7.htm
   Berkeley Biological Sciences Career Exploration
   http://www.uhs.berkeley.edu/Students/CareerLibrary/links/header.cfm?FIE      www.training.nih.gov/student/index.asp
     LD=4                                                                       dept.physics.upenn.edu/undergraduate/natlab.html
   What can I do with my major or degree?                                       www.columbia.edu/cu/biology/ug/intern.html
   www.bmn.com                                                                  www.InternshipPrograms.com

   The BioCareer Center                                                         www.campuscareercenter.com
   http://biocareers.com                                                        http://www.rit.edu/~gtfsbi/Symp/mcoop.htm
   The Biology Careers Page at Furman College                                   http://www.sfr.cas.psu.edu/Employment/Job_Postings/Recent_Jobs.htm
   Biotech                                                                      This publication is available in alternative media upon request.
                                                                                The Pennsylvania State University is committed to the policy that all persons shall have equal access to
   Science’s Next Wave                                                          programs, facilities, admission, and employment without regard to personal characteristics not related to
                                                                                ability, performance, or qualifications as determined by University policy or by state or federal authorities.
   www.nextwave.org                                                             The Pennsylvania State University does not discriminate against any person because of age, ancestry, color,
                                                                                disability or handicap, national origin, race, religious creed, sex, sexual orientation, or veteran status. Direct
   Penn State Erie Links                                                        all inquires regarding the nondiscrimination policy to the Affirmative Action Director, The Pennsylvania State
                                                                                University, 201 Willard Building, University Park, PA 16802-2801; tel. (814) 863-1150/TTY. U.Ed. EB 01-52.
Graduate School Resources
  Make an appointment with a CDC counselor to discuss application
   procedures, preparation, and requirements for graduate schools.
                                                                              Career Planning:
                                                                              A Guide For BIOLOGY Students
  Attend a Grad School Fair: Grad Fair, University Park, Gannon
   University, and the Graduate School Fair, University of Pittsburgh.
  Utilize the CDC Resource Room, which contains Peterson’s Graduate
   Programs in Biological Sciences and Physical Sciences, Agricultural
   Sciences, Environment and Natural Resources, the Graduate School Guide,
   information on the Association of American Medical Colleges, and GRE
   and MCAT registration packets and prep books.
  Discuss graduate school plans with your advisor and biology faculty.
  Visit these Web sites for graduate school information:
                                                                              First Floor, Reed Union Building
                                                                              Phone: (814) 898-6164
Job Search Resources                                                          Fax: (814) 898-6455
  Read and respond to your e-mail! The CDC often notifies you of different
   events, career fairs, and job/internship opportunities.                    Monday-Thursday: 7:30 a.m.- 6:00 p.m.
                                                                              Friday: 7:30 a.m.- 5:00 p.m.
  Schedule an appointment to discuss resumes, cover letters, interviewing,   Summer Hours: 8:00 a.m.- 5:00 p.m.
   choosing between offers, etc.
  Register with CMS (Career Management System) to participate in On-         www.pserie.psu.edu/student/cdc
   Campus Recruitment and Pictel interviews.
                                                                              Questions? E-mail
  Attend the UP Career Days: Non-Technical, Full-time Recruitment and        Mary Beth Peterson, Director mbp1@psu.edu
   Technical, Full-Time Recruitment. (September)
                                                                              Andrew Watters, Associate Director aew6@psu.edu
  Utilize the CDC resource books including Job Opportunities in Health &     Carrie Payne, Assistant Director PSErieInternships@psu.edu
   Science, and Biotechnology Industry Guide.
  Visit the Web sites listed throughout this brochure along with:


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