Career Resources

Mines Resources

The Mines Career Center

The career center has access to hundreds of diverse employer job postings, career and industry events to provide networking opportunities, and career assistance in the form of job search advice, resume and cover letter reviews, salary negotiation conversations, practice interviews, and more.

The Writing Center

The Writing Center offers personalized assistance and resources to help students improve their writing skills across disciplines. Through one-on-one consultations, workshops, and collaborative activities, students receive guidance on various aspects of writing, from organization and clarity to grammar and citation styles. By fostering a supportive environment focused on continuous improvement, the Writing Center empowers students to become confident and effective communicators in their academic and professional pursuits.

The Vallejo Irvine Program for Professional Development (VIP)

VIP is designed to equip students with the essential skills and knowledge necessary for success in the engineering and applied sciences fields. This program offers a range of professional development opportunities, including workshops, seminars, and networking events, aimed at enhancing students’ leadership abilities, communication skills, and industry-specific expertise. By providing practical experiences and connecting students with industry professionals, the Vallejo Irvine Program prepares them for meaningful careers and leadership roles in their respective fields, fostering a community of lifelong learners committed to excellence and innovation.

The Emerging Scholars Seminar Series

The Emerging Scholars Seminar Series offers weekly seminars on various topics of interest to undergraduate student researchers at Mines. Any interested undergraduate students are encouraged to attend these free, weekly seminars.

Internships and REUs

Helpful Internship Search Resources – Bioengineering

National Science Foundation – Research Experiences for Undergraduates

This is a highly competitive and prestigious program that provides undergraduate students across the United States with opportunities to engage in hands-on research experiences in various fields of science, engineering, and mathematics. The NSF REU program typically offers summer research internships at universities and research institutions, allowing students to work closely with faculty mentors and other researchers on cutting-edge research projects. Participants in the NSF REU program gain valuable research skills, networking opportunities, and exposure to potential graduate school and career paths in their respective fields.

Professional Development

iBiology Learning Platforms

The courses offered by provide a comprehensive platform for individuals looking to enhance their understanding and skills in various areas of biology. Through a combination of video lectures, tutorials, and interactive learning materials, offers accessible and engaging content covering a wide range of topics, from molecular biology and genetics to ecology and neuroscience. These courses are designed to cater to learners at all levels, including students, educators, and professionals in the field of biology. By leveraging the expertise of renowned scientists and educators, ensures that learners receive high-quality instruction and stay up-to-date with the latest advancements and discoveries in the field. Whether individuals are seeking to deepen their knowledge or explore new areas of interest, provides a valuable resource for lifelong learning and professional development in biology.

LinkedIn Learning

LinkedIn Learning is an online platform offering a diverse array of courses and tutorials aimed at helping individuals bolster their skills and advance their careers. With a rich library of video-based content covering topics ranging from business and technology to creative skills and personal development, LinkedIn Learning provides accessible and flexible learning opportunities for professionals at all levels. Users can explore courses curated by industry experts, access customized learning paths tailored to specific career objectives, and engage with interactive content to deepen their knowledge and expertise.

Full time Careers

Career Pathways – Columbia

It highlights the skills and knowledge acquired through studying bioengineering-related degrees, such as the ability apply knowledge of engineering, science, and mathematics. The document also presents a sample of job titles and organizations where recent alumni have started their careers, spanning industries such as healthcare, pharmaceuticals, finance, technology, and consulting. It emphasizes the importance of effective communication, multidisciplinary collaboration, and ethical consideration in evaluating biomedical solutions and understanding their social and global impact.

Entry Level Job Search – Click Here

This resource is good for entry-level jobs and internships.

Pharmaceutical Companies – Click Here

Interested in working in pharmaceuticals? This site lists many of the pharmaceutical companies globally.

BioPharGuy – Click Here is a one-stop platform for biotech and pharma professionals. It offers company directories, job listings, industry news, resources, and event listings, serving as a valuable resource for staying updated and connected within these industries.

Additional Resources: LinkedIn and Indeed

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Organizations and Societies

The biological community has many interesting organizations and societies. They provide updates on cool innovations in the bio space. Click the links below to explore!

Career Columns

Interested in hearing stories about how people found their passion for STEM? Nature provides weekly career columns where scientist discuss how they go where they are.