Molecular Biology Undergraduate Career Resources

Friday, February 17, 11am-2:30pm
Frick Chemistry Lab

This is a hybrid event bringing together students, alumni, for networking, recruiting and industry education. 


Thursday, October 13, 5-7:30pm 
STEM Meetup

Alumni and other professionals in STEM fields or with STEM backgrounds will be available to meet with MOL and other STEM majors in an informal setting. These alumni can provide insights into career paths.


Friday, October 14, 10am-3pm
Dillon Gym
 
Employers who recruit MOL majors attend this event.

Career Development Webinars

The National Research Mentoring Network (funded by NIH) in partnership with the AAMC Graduate Research Education and Training (GREAT) Group hosted and participated in a series of eight career development webinars in 2016. This series focused on helping undergraduates decide if graduate school is for them and understand the ins and outs of the process. To view the archived webinars, visit NRMN.

Spring Cycle Webinars

  • February: Is graduate school right for you?
  • April: Get ready for your PhD: Application Process
  • June: The Personal Statement and Letters of Recommendation & Interviews that WOW the Admissions Committees

Visit Career Services for the complete event and program schedule.

Career Services Resources

Contact

Pam Cohen

Pam Cohen
Associate Director-STEM
pamela.cohen@princeton.edu

Pam provides career counseling for STEM students. As of September 28th, Pam will hold office hours on Wednesdays in Lewis Thomas Lab 119F (MOL front office). You can make an appointment to meet with Pam either in MolBio or at Career Services, using the HireTigers system.

  • Career Services 
  • HireTigers
    Access your new Hire Tigers account to schedule appointments, discover career-related events on campus, brows job and internship opportunities, and schedule interviews.
  • Princeternship
    Spend time with alumni in their workplace during academic breaks, from one day up to a week.  Multiple Princetonships are available in the medical professions and Career Services is actively recruiting alumni who may provide Princeternship opportunities in research or corporate settings of interest to MOL majors.  
  • University Career Action Network (UCAN)
    UCAN is an internship-only site that is shared by 22 member schools, including Princeton.
  • What Can I Do With My Major?
    This site lists examples of post-graduation employment of MOL BIO majors.

Industries & Professions

The sites below list industry information, specific job and internship postings, and industry associations.

Additional Career Resources for MOL majors

  • MolBio holds a career panel featuring undergraduate alumni each year.  This event is held during the Summer Undergraduate Research Program.
  • Health Professions Advising (HPA)
    The Office of Health Professions Advising serves students who are considering careers in the health professions.  Please contact HPA or go to their website for more information on health professions.  HPA sends out Vitals, a weekly newsletter which includes internship and job opportunities that may be of interest to all MOL majors.  If you wish to join the the HPA mailing list, email hpa@princeton.edu.  HPA posts employment opportunities in their Post-Grad Job Board and offers contact information for clinical opportunities and research internships. A list of sample activities that past Princeton students have pursued between graduation and beginning medical school is also available at HPA.
  • Global Health and Health Policy Program (GHP)
    The Program in Global Health and Health Policy certificate program occasionally receives opportunities for internships and jobs from program graduates.  Those that are relevant for MOL majors will be distributed via email.