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Info Sessions & Workshops 2016-2017

New info sessions and workshops will be added throughout the academic year. Check back periodically for new event information.

Fall

Event Date Time Location Resources

Explorientation 2016

This is not your typical orientation! Get informed in a fun and engaging way. Learn how the division helps you reach your educational and professional goals. Hear about student resources, research opportunities, and student clubs & organizations. Connect with faculty, staff, student leaders, and resource centers. Intended Audience: All New Freshmen and New Transfer Students ONLY

9/20/16 10-12:30pm PC West Ballrooms RSVP

BSSA: GBM

Join the Biological Sciences Student Association (BSSA) for the first GBM and learn how being a member of BSSA can enhance your undergraduate experience. We will be going over BSSA's upcoming events and recruiting for subcommittees, so don't miss out! Free food. Open to all biology majors and minors.

9/29/16 7-9pm Student Services Center: Multipurpose Room Website

Science & Technology Career Fair

Attend the career fair and find outstanding career options that are certain to match your interests, skills, and experiences. Utilize this opportunity to research companies, understand company’s hiring needs and trends. Meet face-to-face with employers and make the impression that will launch your career! Hosted by Career Services Center. Open to all students.

10/5/16 10am-2:30pm RIMAC Arena

Career Services Center

Additional career fairs

Study Abroad as a Biology Major

Learn about exciting opportunities to study abroad and how you may earn credit toward your Biology Major. Open to all students.

10/11/16 2:00-3:30pm Natural Science Building (NSB) Auditorium - 1st level

Study Abroad

1st Steps

Getting Started in Research

Are you interested in conducting research? Want to learn what doing research entails? Want to find out how to get involved? Get a glimpse from the faculty perspective on conducting research at UCSD! Learn helpful tips and resources to finding the position that is right for you. Find out about research programs open to undergraduates.

10/13/16 5:00-6:30pm Natural Science Building (NSB) Auditorium - 1st level

Undergraduate Research

REAL Portal

Instructional Assistant Opportunities

This information session describes the ways students may gain practical teaching experience, as an Instructional Apprentice, under the mentorship of a Biology course instructor.  An overview of the application process, a faculty member’s viewpoint on the experience, and a student’s perspective on participation will be shared. Open to students interested in practical teaching experience at the collegiate level in biology courses.

10/18/16 12:00-1:00pm 2130 Bonner Hall Biology Instructional Assistant Info

Biology BS/MS Program

The Division of Biological Sciences offers a contiguous program leading to a Master of Science Degree in Biology for current UCSD undergraduate students who are enrolled in any of the 8 Biology majors. Open to all biology majors students.

10/18/16 4:00-5:00pm 3500 Pacific Hall BS/MS Program

Gaining Hands-On Experience: Internships and Research Opportunities

Set yourself apart! Connect with professionals in the field! Apply academic knowledge and analytical skills in professional settings. Gain experience and develop skills that can make you a competitive candidate for professional schools. Learn about internship opportunities on and off-campus and how to prepare to apply. Come hear current Biology majors share their internship experiences. Also learn about the new BISP 197 program. Presentation by the Academic Internship Program (AIP).

10/20/16 12:30-1:30pm 2130 Bonner Hall

Summer Research Programs and Scholarships

Interested in conducting research or perhaps getting an internship for the SUMMER? Learn about requirements, application process, and incentives when doing research and internships in the summer. Learn about research scholarships and how to submit a competitive application. Get tips on submitting a strong applications.

11/1/16 1:00-2:00pm Natural Science Building (NSB) Auditorium - 1st level Undergraduate Research Scholarships

Summer Research Programs and Scholarships [Repeat Session]

Interested in conducting research or perhaps getting an internship for the SUMMER? Learn about requirements, application process, and incentives when doing research and internships in the summer. Learn about research scholarships and how to submit a competitive application. Get tips on submitting a strong applications.

11/9/16 4:00-5:00pm Natural Science Building (NSB) Auditorium - 1st level Undergraduate Research Scholarships

Winter

Event Date Time Location Resources

Summer Research Programs and Scholarships

Interested in conducting research or perhaps getting an internship for the SUMMER? Learn about requirements, application process, and incentives when doing research and internships in the summer. Learn about research scholarships and how to submit a competitive application. Get tips on submitting a strong applications.

1/12/17 1:00-2:00pm Natural Science Building (NSB) Auditorium - 1st level Undergraduate Research Scholarships

Summer Research Programs and Scholarships [REPEAT SESSION]

Interested in conducting research or perhaps getting an internship for the SUMMER? Learn about requirements, application process, and incentives when doing research and internships in the summer. Learn about research scholarships and how to submit a competitive application. Get tips on submitting a strong applications.

1/17/17 12:30-1:30pm Natural Science Building (NSB) Auditorium - 1st level Undergraduate Research Scholarships

101 Biology Careers Info Session Series

Find out about career paths in the science industry, education and science communication. Come here professionals share their stories. Great opportunity to network. Open to all students.

1/19/17 5:00-6:30pm 2130 Bonner Hall

Study Abroad as a Biology Major

Learn about exciting opportunities to study abroad and how you may earn credit toward your Biology Major. Open to all students.

1/26/17 2:00-3:30pm Natural Science Building (NSB) Auditorium - 1st level

Study Abroad

1st Steps

Gaining Hands-On Experience: Internships and Research Opportunities

Set yourself apart! Connect with professionals in the field! Apply academic knowledge and analytical skills in professional settings. Gain experience and develop skills that can make you a competitive candidate for professional schools. Learn about internship opportunities on and off-campus and how to prepare to apply. Come hear current Biology majors share their internship experiences. Also learn about the new BISP 197 program. Presentation by the Academic Internship Program (AIP).

1/31/17 4:00-5:00pm 2130 Bonner Hall

Academic Internship Program

Spring

Event Date Time Location Resources
For Spring Quarter 2017 events:
Check back during March 2017.