Successfully Finding, Applying, and Obtaining a Summer Research Internship and a Postbac Position

Thursday, October 16, 2014: 8:30 AM-10:00 AM
LACC 501A (Los Angeles Convention Center)
Elena Hernández-Ramón, MD/PhD, Scientific Program Manager, National Institutes of Health and Sharnnia Artis, PhD, Education and Outreach Director, University of California, Berkeley
Erika Barr, PhD, Community College Program Director, National Institutes of Health , Cathy Fernandez-Weston, MS, Adjunct Counselor, Santa Ana College and Lea Marlor, BS, Education and Outreach Program Manager, University of California, Berkeley

Description: This interactive session is for undergraduates at 2-and 4-year institutions interested in a paid summer research internship and postbaccalaureate programs. We will share strategies on finding internship and postbac positions, completing the application process, and interviewing. Participants will practice writing their applications (cover letters, essays, etc.) and doing interviews.