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Science, Math, and Tech Bi-Weekly Career Update!

Thanks to all who made it to the Career Fair last week! We hope that this week’s SMT Career Update is useful!

In this Newsletter: Feature, Upcoming Events at BC, Events in Boston, National Events/Seminars , Job & Internship Opportunities, Cool News from the Field

FEATURE

hgInterested in the Tech Industry? Check out the Fall 2013 Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Boston Tech Community with information on meet-ups, events and resources on tech and tech careers in the Boston area!

UPCOMING EVENTS AT BC

alliedhealthimageAllied Health Careers Night
When: Tomorrow!
Wednesday, September 25
5:30pm (Higgins 335D): Optometry Panel
6:00pm (Higgins 310): Physician Assistant & Nurse Practitioner Panel
6:00pm (Higgins 235): Genetic Counseling Panel
6:00pm (Higgins 260): Physical Therapy Panel
7:00pm in Higgins Atrium: Q&A and Refreshments with Professionals
Open to ALL students. RSVP on EagleLink.

Life Sciences & the Health Professions – Professors and Pastries
When: Wednesday, October 2
3:30-5:00pm
Where: Stokes S140
Meet informally with your professors, advisors, and professionals about different topics each week. Fancy pastries abound!

LeaderShape at Boston College
When: January 5-10, 2014
Where: Off-site retreat TBA
Submit your application by Oct. 18!
Check out the LeaderShape website for more information on the program.
Contact the Student Programs Office with any questions.

EVENTS IN BOSTON

Harvard Biotech Career Fair
When: Monday, September 30 — 1:00-5:00pm
Where: New Research Building (3rd floor Rotunda), Harvard Medical School
Intended for PhDs, MDs, and Post-Doctoral Fellows.
No registration required. Cost: $40

EnerNOC Networking Night
When: Monday, Septmeber 30 — 6:00-9:00pm
Where: 1 Marina Park Dr., Fifth Floor, Boston, MA
Registration is required. Cost is free.green careers final

Reminder: Massachusetts Green Career Conference – Thursday, October 3 – Registration is required.

National Events/Seminars

Science and Health Policy: Critical Issues Seminar – The Public Leadership Education Network
January 6-9, 2014 – Washington, DC

Job & Internship Opportunities

Science/Math/Tech in Education

Computer Science/IT – All On EagleLink

  • IT Leadership Development Program – ThermoFisher Scientific
  • Software Quality Engineer – Vistaprintvistaprint
  • Multiple Internships with Insegment, Inc.
  • Automation Engineer – Belvedere Trading LLC

Research Positions

Policy

  • Health Policy Intern – New England Healthcare Institute – EagleLink

Leadership

What’s Happening? Cool News from the Field

galaxy_universe-normalThe 10 Most Important Questions in Science
What is the universe made of? What is consciousness? Why do we dream? Lots to explore as you consider a career in the sciences!

Thanks for tuning in for another week of the SMT Career Update! Please leave comments below or email us at ccasga@bc.edu with any feedback or thoughts on what would be helpful for you in this update!

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Science, Math, and Tech Bi-Weekly Career Update!

Welcome back – we hope you had a wonderful summer! As we get back into the swing of the school year, check out some of the links and info below to get back in the swing of your career search!

In this Newsletter: Feature, Upcoming Career Center Events at BC, Events in Boston, Job & Internship Opportunities, Cool News from the Field

FEATURE

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Careers in the Sciences: An Alumni Panel
Come and hear BC alumni speak about their experiences working in the sciences!
Today! Tuesday, September 10
4:30 – 5:30pm in Merkert 130
Register on EagleLink

UPCOMING Career Center EVENTS AT BC

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Boston College Career Fair
Thursday, September 19
3:00 – 6:00pm in Conte Forum
AHANA & Student Athlete Reception: 1:00PM – 2:30PM in the Heights Room
In addition to the fair, there are loads of good prep workshops and events in the lead-up to the fair – check them out on our website!

Interview Prep Week for Juniors and Seniors
Come to an interview workshop, register for practice interviews with employers and get in the game for the real thing.
Week of September 23-27
Register on EagleLink

EVENTS IN BOSTON

Boston Idealist Grad School Fair
Check out a multitude of graduate schools from around the world including programs in environmental studies, education, biomedical science, and public health.
Where: 775 Commonwealth Avenue, Boston University, Boston, MA
When: Wednesday, September 25
5:00 – 8:00pm
Register in advance. Cost is free.

Massachusetts Green Career Conference
Connect with professionals in the “green” field and learn about best practices and new developments in sustainable development.
Where: Marlborough Holiday Inn, Marlborough, MA
When: Thursday, October 3
8:00am – 4:00pm
Register in advance. Cost for students is $45.

Boston Startup Job Fair
Connect with innovative Boston-based startups looking for current students and recent graduates.
Where: Microsoft NERD Center,  Cambridge, MA
When: Monday, October 28
12:00pm – 2:00pm – Developers/Engineers Only
2:00pm – 5:00pm – All Candidates
All candidates must register in advance and space is limited. Cost is free.

2013 Schools and Programs of Public Health Visit Day
Meet with grad school reps, current students, and others in the field of Public Health.
Where: Boston Convention and Exhibition Center
When: Wednesday, November 6
8:30am – 12:30pm
All participants must register in advance. Cost is free.

Job & Internship Opportunities

Science/Math/Tech in Education

Computer Science/IT – All On EagleLink

  • Information Technology Leadership Program (ITLP) – General Electric
  • Textron Leadership Development Program – Information Technology – Textron, Inc.
  • Associate Application Developer – Bottomline Technologies
  • Information Technology & Project Assurance Associate – PricewaterhouseCoopers
  • Software Developer – InterSystems Corporation
  • 2014 Summer Consulting Intern, Technolgy & Advisory – McGladrey
  • Technology and Innovation Intern – EF (Education First)

Research Positions

  • Multiple Job Openings at Joslin Diabetes Center Job Openings (Including: Study Coordinator (Immunobiology) – N2447‐13, and Clinical Research Nurse (LookAHEAD Study) – R2434‐13)

Environmental Advocacy

What’s Happening? Cool News from the Field

Credit: EricHolsingerA Multitasking Video Game Makes Old Brains Act Younger
According to the New York Times, “Brain scientists have discovered that swerving around cars while simultaneously picking out road signs in a video game can improve the short-term memory and long-term focus of older adults. Some people as old as 80, the researchers say, begin to show neurological patterns of people in their 20s.”

Thanks for checking out the bi-weekly science, math, and tech career update!