The Professional Development and Career Office of the Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, located on the East Baltimore campus, works with graduate students and postdoctoral fellows in the Schools of Medicine, Nursing, and Public Health. They offer professional development and career services that include one on one career counseling appointments, grant writing workshops, career fairs, resume advice, LinkedIn clinics, mock interviews, and more.
The Johns Hopkins University Career Center is located on the Homewood campus. The Center serves all full-time students in Arts and Sciences and Engineering, providing career counseling and skills development. The Career Center sponsors two career fairs each year.
The Biomedical Careers Initiative (BCI) aims to provide information and facilitate training and networking for the broad range of careers available to PhD students upon graduation.
The Hopkins Biotech Network serves biotechnology students by bridging the gaps between student professionals and the greater scientific and commercial communities. HBN provides opportunities for its members to network and connect with the biotech community.
myIDP helps graduate students explore career possibilities and set career goals. The site includes exercises to help students examine their skills, interests, and values, and tools for setting strategic goals. Articles and resources are available to help guide students through the process of preparing for a career in science.
Science Careers offers a wide variety of content designed to assist scientists of all disciplines, backgrounds, and experience levels navigate their career path. The site includes over 3,000 jobs listings that are updated daily, career advice articles, funding opportunities on GrantsNet, and Career Forum discussions around career issues.
iBiology’s mission is to provide open-access free videos of leading scientists sharing their thoughts about scientific questions, research, and careers. The videos include a wide range of biologically related fields such as biophysics, genetics, biochemistry, and evolution.
The National Research Council of the National Academies sponsors a number of awards for graduate, postdoctoral, and senior researchers at participating federal laboratories and affiliated institutions.
BioSpace is an online community for industry news and careers for life science professionals. For over 30 years, BioSpace has provided quality recruitment and job seeking opportunities for professionals in the biotechnology and pharmaceutical industries.
New Scientist Jobs lists the latest jobs in science from across the globe. The site also offers career advice and articles that focus on specific topics. You can search the Science and Technology job database, upload your resume, set up email job alerts, and apply for jobs online.
USAJOBS posts all federal job opportunities with position descriptions and instructions on how to apply. The site has a variety of resources including customized job alerts, search tips, and tutorials.
Under the Obama Administration, the federal government has taken steps to help students and recent graduates join the federal service. This site posts internships and new jobs for recent graduates as agencies post them.
Naturejobs is a global career resource for scientists and the world’s largest dedicated science jobs board. The site post thousands of science job vacancies across a wide range of sectors, disciplines, and career stages. They also provide free career articles, advice and information for scientists and run a CV database for jobseekers.
TheScientist explores the latest scientific discoveries, trends in research, new technology, business, and careers. In addition to job postings, the magazine features articles on all aspects of scientific careers and reports results of surveys such as Best Places to Work Academic and Best Places to Work Industry.
MedZilla was launched in 1994 to assist biotechnology, pharmaceutical, science, medicine and healthcare professionals and employers. They maintain an extensive database of 7,500+ jobs.
The NIH Office of Intramural Training & Education has training opportunities in the NIH Intramural Research Program for students at all educational levels. In addition to full-time biomedical research opportunities, they provide career development opportunities for all trainees, including workshops, courses, journal clubs, and access to the OITE Career Services Center.
PRISM (Postdoctoral Recruitment Initiative at the School of Medicine) is an opportunity for select late-stage graduate students from diverse backgrounds to visit Stanford for a recruitment weekend, interview with potential mentors, and get the inside scoop on postdoctoral training at Stanford. The purpose of this program is to encourage those who might not currently consider a postdoctoral position at Stanford to get a first-hand look at whether Stanford might be a good fit for them. The goal is to match excellent trainees to excellent mentors at the School of Medicine.
The Society’s mission is to advance the science of biochemistry and molecular biology and to promote the understanding of the molecular nature of life processes through:
- publication of scientific and educational journals;
- organization of scientific meetings;
- advocacy for funding of basic research and education;
- support of science education at all levels;
- and promoting the diversity of individuals entering the scientific workforce.