Meet the Community Coaches

Lynne Sebille-White

Lynne Sebille-White

Senior Director, Career Coaching & Campus Partnerships
(Career Coach)
alicia

Alicia Joens

Senior Specialist, New Student Partnerships
(Career Coach)
  • Do you consider yourself inquisitive, analytical, or insightful? 
  • Are you interested in learning about scientific issues or applying technical concepts to solve problems? 
  • Does it sound like fun to perform lab experiments or utilize a microscope to examine cells? 
  • Could you see yourself investigating scientific principles by collecting and analyzing data?

Careers in this community focus on designing and conducting research to improve products, processes, and ways of living.

  • Arborist
  • Astronomer
  • Biochemist
  • Biologist
  • Bioinformatics
  • Biotechnology
  • Botanist
  • Clinical Trials Manager
  • Crime Lab Technician
  • Ecologist
  • Epidemiologist
  • Food Scientist
  • Forensic Scientist
  • Geneticist
  • Horticulturist
  • Laboratory Manager/Director
  • Marine Biologist
  • Materials Chemist 
  • Medical Lab Science
  • Medical Science Research
  • Microbiologist
  • Pathologist
  • Pharmaceutical Sales
  • Pharmacology
  • Physicist
  • Product Development Research 
  • Production Scientist
  • Quality Control/Assurance
  • Science Education
  • Scientific Writer 
  • Toxicologist
  • Wildlife Biologist
  • Zoologist

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Firsthand Occupational Database (Create a free Firsthand profile utilizing your uiowa email; then search for Guides in the search box)

  • Guide to Biology and Life Science Jobs
  • Guide to Chemistry Jobs
  • Guide to Mathematics and Physics Jobs
  • Guide to Pharmaceuticals and Biotechnology Jobs
  • Guide to Space Exploration Jobs

To research various UI majors, minors and certificates, visit Find Your Program.

The Occupational Outlook Handbook and O*Net contain information on duties, education and training, pay and job outlook.

Want to put your interests to good use? Join other students who share them. Discover student organizations on campus which relate to science and research. You can browse the database by letter or search by keyword or name for locating student organizations. 

Some examples of organizations that may be of interest:

  • American Chemical Society Student Chapter
  • Biochemistry Majors Club
  • Microbiology Undergraduate Student Association
  • oSTEM@Iowa
  • Society of Physics Students
  • UI Bio
  • Women in Science and Engineering (WISE)

Also consider volunteering as a way to explore your interests, build your resume, and connect with the community!

In addition, you can find activities and events related to your interests via After Class

Professional organizations are a great way to explore, prepare, experience, and achieve your career interests and goals!

  • Explore - Learn what people in the industry do, talk about, and take action on
  • Prepare - Learn about job titles, companies, and organizational/thought leaders
  • Experience - Check out resources, including specialized job boards and LinkedIn groups to locate mentors and job shadowing/informational interview opportunities
  • Achieve - Polish your professional image by taking an active part in your industry’s association. Reach your goals through networking and the professional development opportunities your association provides.

Plus, professional associations often offer discounted memberships to students!

Learn About Careers from Real Life Professionals

Candidcareer.com provides an easy way to explore careers and learn about job search strategies through thousands of 1-2 minute video clips

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Social Worker, Senior at Hennepin County

Friday, June 24, 2022
Employer: Hennepin County - Human Services and Public Health Expires: 07/06/2022 OPENING DATE: 06/21/22CLOSING DATE: 07/05/22 11:59 PM Central TimeJOB TYPE: Full-timeLOCATION: Hennepin County, MinnesotaDEPARTMENT: Human Services and Public HealthTHE POSITIONThe Well-Being Area of Health and Human Services seeks two Senior Social Workers for the Parent Support Outreach (PSOP) Team. PSOP workers provide voluntary child welfare services to families who have risk factors of child abuse and neglect. One position will require face-to-face contact with residents.Location and hours:These positions are hybrid. One position will require face-to-face contact with residents and travel throughout Hennepin County. The other position will work primarily remote, occasional travel throughout Hennepin County may be required. These positions will work Monday-Friday, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. While these positions are designated as hybrid, based on current requirements hires must reside in Minnesota or Wisconsin.New employees who are hired into remote or hybrid positions between January 2, 2022 to December 31, 2024, will receive $500 toward the cost of establishing consistent internet connectivity, payable upon completion of 6 months of employment.About the position type:These are full-time, benefit-earning positions. These positions are internally classified as Social Worker, Senior. Click here to view the job classification specification. Effective September 1, 2021, all new job offers are conditional based on the candidate being fully vaccinated for COVID-19. “Fully vaccinated” means 14 days after receiving the second dose in a two-dose vaccination series approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on a full or emergency-use basis, or 14 days after receiving a single-dose vaccine approved by the FDA on a full or emergency-use basis. After a conditional job offer is made, the candidate must show proof of full vaccination prior to their start date. A COVID-19 vaccination card from the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), a vaccination record from your doctor’s office or a personal digital vaccination record constitutes sufficient “proof.” The candidate must also attest they are vaccinated by completing a form on the first day of employment. Reasonable accommodations to this vaccination requirement will be considered upon request by a candidate for medical or religious reasons as required by applicable law.In these positions you will:Engage with residents in voluntary services and provide strengths-based case management. Complete referrals to community agencies to address long-term resident needs.Communicate with internal and external stakeholders via phone, email, and in-person in accordance with the case management role.Complete timely documentation in accordance with program standards.Need to have:One of the following:Bachelor's degree in social work, psychology, sociology, or human services, and at least 27 quarter credits of graduate work in the above areas, and three years or more of full-time supervised experience as a social worker.Master's degree or higher in social work or closely related field with course work emphasis in areas such as social work methods, human growth and behavior, and principles or social welfare.Licensed as a Graduate Social Worker by the Minnesota Board of Social Work.A valid driver's license and daily access to reliable transportation to travel throughout Hennepin County.Nice to have:One or more years of experience providing social services to children as a supervised social worker in a public or private social services agency.Case management experience working with at-risk families.Experience with social service information system (SSIS) documentation and the ability to engage residents in voluntary child welfare services.Knowledge of:The Minnesota Family Investment Program (MFIP) and other financial programs, and the ability to collaborate with internal service providers from these companion programs. Community resources and supports.Social work practice and ethics, including early intervention and prevention work.The ability to understand issues related to equity and to demonstrate a commitment to promote diversity and inclusion. Commitment to the mission and philosophy of the Well-Being team.About the department:Human Services delivers a variety of services to individuals or families that assist with basic needs or encourage client change around specific objectives. We work with individuals as well as systems and communities in order to develop policy and advocate for the people we serve. The people we serve and our communities are connected. By helping one, we help the other. About Hennepin County:Hennepin is the largest county government organization in Minnesota. Our employees work every day to improve the health, safety and quality of life for our residents and communities. All of our jobs align to one or more of our overarching goals -- that Hennepin County residents are healthy, protected and safe, self-reliant, assured due process, and mobile. Our employees receive a combination of generous benefits and positive workplace culture not found at other organizations. This includes meaningful work that impacts our community, competitive pay, work-life balance, a variety of benefits and opportunities to grow. Learn more at www.hennepin.us/employees. Hennepin County envisions an organization where our commitment to diversity and the reduction of disparities is fundamental in providing excellent service to our community. Your future. Made here.This posting may be used to fill current and future vacancies.This position may have access to systems or other documentation that contains HIPAA data.   Invitations to interview will be based upon an assessment of education and experience.Final candidates may be required to complete a driver's license check, drug test and/or background check.

LTE - CWD Wildlife Biologist (Dodgeville) at Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources - DNR

Friday, June 24, 2022
Employer: Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources - DNR Expires: 07/06/2022 We are dedicated to working with Wisconsinites while preserving and enhancing the natural resources of Wisconsin. In partnership with individuals and organizations, DNR staff manage fish, wildlife, forests, parks, air and water resources while promoting a healthy, sustainable environment and a full range of outdoor opportunities.The Wisconsin DNR is hiring an LTE – CWD Wildlife Biologist located at our DNR Service Center in Dodgeville, Wisconsin.The CWD Wildlife Biologist will perform lymph node collection from harvested deer and work with cooperators around southern Wisconsin to collect samples and delivery them to the CWD processing center. This position will perform some habitat work on public lands and some pheasant stocking as time allows. The selected candidate must be able to drive a state vehicle. Candidates with three (3) or more moving violations and/or at-fault accidents in the past two (2) years, or who have an OWI/DUI violation within the past year are barred from driving state vehicles.75% - CWD sample collection. Lymph node collection from harvested deer, gather samples collected by cooperators, work with cooperators to support their CWD sample collection efforts. 10% - Perform habitat work on public lands. Working to control the spread of invasive species through mechanical and chemical control methods. Implementing the habitat management plans for a given property. Some heavy equipment operation will be required.10% - Pheasant stocking. Release farm raised pheasants a onto public land for public hunting.5% - Other duties as assignedPay rate is between $15.00 - $16.00 per hour depending on experience and training.This is a Limited Term Employment (LTE) position. LTE positions do not automatically lead to permanent state employment or enjoy the same benefits as permanent employees; however, these positions do offer valuable work experience and an opportunity to learn more about career opportunities with the Department of Natural Resources and the State of Wisconsin.  LTE employees are limited to working 1039 hours per position within a twelve-month period. In order to be considered for this position, you must be a resident of the State of Wisconsin.All state employees must report their COVID vaccination status, whether vaccinated or not and provide supporting documentation if vaccinated. Newly hired employees will be required to submit this information within their first two weeks of employment. The State of Wisconsin continues to follow necessary health and safety protocols for COVID. Please visit Division of Personnel Management Coronavirus - COVID-19 (wi.gov) for the most up-to-date information. Guidance may be subject to change. The Department of Natural Resources conducts criminal background checks on final applicants before they can be offered a position. Please note that a criminal charge or conviction on your record will not necessarily disqualify you from state employment. In compliance with the Wisconsin Fair Employment Act, the DNR does not discriminate on the basis of arrest or conviction record.Applicants must be legally authorized to work in the United States at the time of hire. The DNR does not sponsor work visas, thus, in compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify eligibility to work in the United States by completing the required I-9 form upon hire.The DNR is an equal opportunity employer that promotes and values diversity. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, ethnicity, religion, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability.Required Qualifications: - Possess a valid Driver's License and meet the requirements to drive a state vehicle- Ability to work outside in any weather condition, as well as independently and on a team- Excellent organization and communication skillsPreferred Qualifications: - Knowledge of Chronic Wasting Disease- Knowledge of native plant communities of southern Wisconsin- Experience with basic Microsoft office programsHow to Apply:Go to: https://wj.wi.gov/6650 and click the “Apply for Job” button and follow the directions. You will be able to save your application as many times as needed and make edits up until the point you submit your application. Once you submit your application, you will not be able to make any updates to the application or any materials submitted.Please note that the Wiscjobs system will time you out after 30 minutes of activity, so be sure to save your work often to avoid having to re-start the application process.For any position-related questions, please feel free to contact Michael Dampf at michael.dampf@wisconsin.govIf you have any difficulty applying (for example: signing in or uploading a resume), please reach out to Wisc.Jobs Help, available Monday-Friday, 7:45am – 4:30pm – 608-267-1012 or at wiscjobs@wisconsin.gov.  Your resume and letter of qualifications are very important parts of your application and are used during our evaluation process to determine your qualifications as they relate to the job. For instructions on developing your resume and letter of qualifications and what should be included in these materials, click here.

** 13 Entry Level Positions ** Plant Protection and Quarantine Officer- Numerous Locations!! at U.S. Department of Agriculture's Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS)

Thursday, June 23, 2022
Employer: U.S. Department of Agriculture's Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) Expires: 07/06/2022 Hello and thanks for your interest in a career with USDA APHIS PPQ!Please note this is an Outreach Notice to make you aware of 13 Plant Protection and Quarantine Officer Positions. Locations are: Yuma, AZ, El Segundo, CA, Stockton, CA, Avon Park, FL, Fort Lauderdale, FL, Orlando, FL, Baton Rouge, LA, Lake Charles, LA, Linden, NJ, Charleston, SC, Auston, TX, Norfolk, VA, Seattle, WA Please apply through USA Jobs (link provided within announcement). This is a PERMANENT Position! Positions like this include medical benefits, retirement, thrift savings plan, Paid Vacation, Sick Time, Holiday Leave and more!SalarySalary is a range:Click on Salary Tables for given area https://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/pay-leave/salaries-wages/2022/general-schedule/ Year 1 GS 7 (step 1)Year 2 GS 9 (step 1)Year 3 GS 11 (step 1)Year 4 GS 11 (step 2) etc. The vacancy announcement is open until midnight on June 30th, 2022.SummaryIf selected you will serve in a vital role to safeguard U.S. agriculture and natural resources in coordination with state officials, other agencies, industry, and colleges, as a federal liaison for plant quarantine programs. The primary work includes import exclusion, complex treatments, export activities, permitting and compliance, as well as pest detection.ResponsibilitiesThe duties described are for the full-performance level. At developmental grade levels, assignments will be of more limited scope, performed with less independence and limited complexity.The duties may include, but are not limited to:Duties are performed at Plant Inspection Stations, International Ports of Entry, and other geographical areas within the United States.Provide specialized inspection, regulation and clearance of propagative plant material, plant products and pest diagnostic identification services at plant inspection stations and other facilities.Interpret and enforce Federal and State domestic quarantines and regulatory orders restricting the inter/intra-state movement of plants, plant products, animal byproduct and other materials.Plan, conduct, and/or supervise various treatments such as disinfection, sterilization, fumigation, cold treatment, hot water treatment, irradiation for plant and animal pests and diseases.Manage multiple program areas such as: post entry quarantine, biological control, gypsy moth, grasshopper/cricket, noxious weeds, boll weevil, or other pests.Review permits, conduct inspections, prepare and execute compliance agreements, enforce policies regarding quarantine, and identify inspection sites.Serve as accredited certifying officials regarding export certification for trade facilitation.Track the progress and submit reports regarding program operations in specific geographical area assigned.I wish you the best in all your career pursuits! Please reach out to me with any recruiting questions.Best,Tom ColarussoThomas.W.Colarusso@usda.govUSDA APHIS PPQOutreach and RecruitmentCall/ Text: 518-420-9779APHIS Career Page: https://www.aphis.usda.gov/aphis/banner/careersPlant Protection Today Newsletter: https://www.aphis.usda.gov/aphis/ourfocus/planthealth/ppq-program-overview/plant-protection-today/plant-protection-today

Biologist at US Food and Drug Administration (FDA)

Wednesday, June 22, 2022
Employer: US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Expires: 07/01/2022 This Direct-Hire position is in the Food and Drug Administration and is located in the Division of Neurotoxicology which primary mission is to identify and quantify the neurotoxicity associated with FDA-regulated products and identify biological pathways associated with the expression of neurotoxicity.DutiesUses techniques or methods to define mechanisms by which various chemicals or other compounds/insults produce or prevent neurotoxicity.Keeps accurate records, and maintains an adequate stock of chemicals, supplies and equipment for several laboratories.Uses and operates a variety of type of scientific equipment, including analytical balances, pH meters, centrifuges, automatic pipettes, spectrophotometers, HPLC (for measurement of neurotransmitters or other endpoints) and microscopes.Reports safety hazards, potentially hazardous situations, and ?close calls? to the supervisor, and assists the supervisor to identify and eliminate unsafe conditions.APPLY ON USAJOBS BY 7/1!https://www.usajobs.gov/job/660656100The United States Government does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy and gender identity), national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, membership in an employee organization, retaliation, parental status, military service, or other non-merit factor. Federal agencies must provide reasonable accommodation to applicants with disabilities where appropriate.

USFS Postdoctoral Fellowship in Developing the Best Available Science to Support Updated Old-Growth Guidance at Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education

Tuesday, June 21, 2022
Employer: Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education Expires: 07/01/2022 *Applications will be reviewed on a rolling-basis.USFS Office/Lab and Location: A research opportunity is available with the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Forest Service (USFS), Southern Research Station (SRS), located in Asheville, North Carolina. The anticipated duty station for this appointment is at a negotiable SRS research location.At the heart of the U.S. Forest Service's mission is their purpose. Everything they do is intended to help sustain forests and grasslands for present and future generations. Why? Because their stewardship work supports nature in sustaining life. This is the purpose that drives the agency’s mission and motivates their work across the agency. It’s been there from the agency’s very beginning, and it still drives them. To advance the mission and serve their purpose, the U.S. Forest Service balances the short and long-term needs of people and nature by: working in collaboration with communities and our partners; providing access to resources and experiences that promote economic, ecological, and social vitality; connecting people to the land and one another; and delivering world-class science, technology and land management.Research Project: The USDA Forest Service’s Southern Research Station (SRS) is this federal agency’s research and development branch for 13 states in the southern US. The mission of the SRS is to conduct research on environmental and social issues related to the forests and grasslands of the nation, with a particular emphasis on the southern US. The SRS seeks to provide landowners, managers, and policy makers with the knowledge and tools they need to sustainably manage our nation's natural resources. The Forest Service’s Region 8 (also known as the Southern Region) manages over 13 million acres of National Forests and Grasslands in this part of the country and also assists in the management and protection of hundreds of millions of other privately held lands.The SRS and Region 8 seek an ORISE Post-Doctoral Fellow (https://orise.orau.gov/science-education/internships-scholarships-fellowships) to contribute on a joint project to develop the best available science information related to old-growth forests in the southern United States. This research will support the Region’s planning and management on their National Forests and Grasslands. The successful candidate will join a multidisciplinary team of scientists and managers collaborating to document existing literature on old-growth relevant to the region, review and synthesize these materials to support the project, and help integrate the science into a new old-growth guidance document and decision support system being developed.Learning Objectives: Under the guidance of a SRS mentor, the successful fellow candidate will:Develop a better understanding of the nature of old-growth forests, both in the South and across the US;Learn the skills needed to produce the best available science intended to support a public land management agency’s planning and management decisions;Advance the science of old-growth through the review and synthesis of existing literature;Develop and enhance their skills related to literature review, data synthesis, publication production, and teamwork with a diverse group of professionals; andExpand their collaborative and networking skills within both Forest Service Research & Development and National Forest System program areas.Mentor: The mentor for this opportunity is Don Bragg (don.c.bragg@usda.gov). If you have questions about the nature of the research please contact the mentor.Anticipated Appointment Start Date: July 18, 2022.  Start date is flexible and negotiable, and will depend on a variety of factors.Appointment Length: The appointment will initially be for two years, but may be extended upon recommendation of USFS and is contingent on the availability of funds.Level of Participation: The appointment is full-time.Participant Stipend: The participant will receive a monthly stipend commensurate with educational level and experience. Some funding will also be available for materials and supplies and to reimburse project-related travel expenses.Citizenship Requirements: This opportunity is available to U.S. citizens and Lawful Permanent Residents (LPR).ORISE Information: This program, administered by ORAU through its contract with the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) to manage the Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education (ORISE), was established through an interagency agreement between DOE and USFS. Participants do not become employees of USDA, USFS, DOE or the program administrator, and there are no employment-related benefits. Proof of health insurance is required for participation in this program. Health insurance can be obtained through ORISE.Questions: Please visit our Program Website. After reading, if you have additional questions about the application process please email USForestService@orise.orau.gov and include the reference code for this opportunity. QualificationsThe qualified candidate should have received a doctoral degree in one of the relevant fields.Preferred Skills:Academic training in areas such as forest ecology, silviculture, ecosystem restoration, and/or modeling at the PhD levelGood literature review and synthesis skills Interest in participating in interdisciplinary, team-oriented research to help regional forest managers and planners address a critical natural resourceA record of publishing in peer-reviewed journals

FDA Postgraduate Research Opportunity in Foodborne Microbial Pathogens at Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education

Monday, June 20, 2022
Employer: Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education Expires: 07/01/2022 *Applications will be reviewed on a rolling-basis.A research opportunity is currently available at the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition (CFSAN), Office of Food Safety (OFS) located in Bedford Park, Illinois.The participant will be part of a multidisciplinary team involved in studying the survival of foodborne microbial pathogens in ready-to-eat foods such as fresh produce and refrigerated prepared foods to assess potential food safety risks. Under the guidance of a mentor, the participant will receive further training and experience in diverse areas of food microbiology, including:safe handling of foodborne microbial pathogens in the laboratoryconventional and rapid assays for detection, identification and enumeration of pathogens in food determinations of microbial growth and inactivation kinetics in foodsidentification of molecular determinants in foodborne pathogens enabling survival during storage of fresh produce or other ready-to-eat foodsProjects could investigate post-processing practices that will help to improve the safety of ready-to-eat foods in different food commodity categories, for example: fresh produce, dairy foods, multi-commodity foods. The participant will be part of a team that will investigate different approaches to improving food safety, such as: detection, behavior, and survival of bacterial and viral pathogens in ready-to-eat foods, physical and/or chemical interventions to improve food safety, and post-processing controls to mitigate hazards in ready-to-eat foods. The microbial hazards may include: Listeria monocytogenes, pathogenic Escherichia coli, and Salmonella enterica.Anticipated Appointment Start Date: July 15, 2022; start date is flexibleThis program, administered by ORAU through its contract with the U.S. Department of Energy to manage the Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education, was established through an interagency agreement between DOE and FDA. The initial appointment is until the end of the fiscal year, Sept. 30, 2022, but may be renewed annually upon recommendation of FDA contingent on the availability of funds. The participant will receive a monthly stipend commensurate with educational level and experience. Proof of health insurance is required for participation in this program. The appointment is full-time at FDA in the Bedford Park, Illinois, area. Participants do not become employees of FDA, DOE or the program administrator, and there are no employment-related benefits.Completion of a successful background investigation by the Office of Personnel Management is required for an applicant to be on-boarded at FDA. OPM can complete a background investigation only for individuals, including non-US Citizens, who have resided in the US for a total of three of the past five years.FDA requires ORISE participants to read and sign their FDA Education and Training Agreement within 30 days of his/her start date, setting forth the conditions and expectations for his/her educational appointment at the agency. This agreement covers such topics as the following:Non-employee nature of the ORISE appointment;Prohibition on ORISE Fellows performing inherently governmental functions;Obligation of ORISE Fellows to convey all necessary rights to the FDA regarding intellectual property conceived or first reduced to practice during their fellowship;The fact that research materials and laboratory notebooks are the property of the FDA;ORISE fellow’s obligation to protect and not to further disclose or use non-public information.QualificationsThe qualified candidate should be currently pursuing or have received a bachelor's or master's degree in one of the relevant fields. Degree must have been received within five years of the appointment start date.Preferred skills:Basic level of experience in the areas of general and food microbiologyBasic skills in interpretation and evaluation of analytical results to determine validity and scientific significanceAbility to generate charts and graphs to illustrate dataExcellent verbal and written communication skills

Aquaculture/Poultry Program Coordinator Veterinary Specialist at Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection

Monday, June 20, 2022
Employer: Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection Expires: 06/29/2022 This position plays a major role on a team committed to assuring a healthy animal population and thus a safe and wholesome food supply for consumers of Wisconsin’s animal products. This position serves as the epidemiologist veterinary specialist and program manager for the Division’s aquaculture and poultry programs. The position works with industry and other state, tribal, national and international organizations in the development of, disease control methods, testing protocols, management practices, and educational materials. This position reviews laboratory results, works, closely with the WI Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory, and takes appropriate steps to uphold the laws of the state and federal governments. The position provides training, education and outreach services in the area of disease control to division staff, private veterinarians, livestock producers and the public. The supervisor provides administrative direction with assignments in terms of broadly defined missions and functions. The employee has responsibility for independently planning, designing and carrying out program initiatives and managing their budgets within the confines of the resources available. The position provides support for program veterinarians in epidemiology during disease outbreaks and investigations. Work assignments may include some travel and hands on veterinary medical work. Work may encompass a variety of species ranging from traditional livestock to exotic animals.Minimally qualified candidates will have each of the following:A Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM) degree from an AVMA accredited college or university or equivalent.Possession of, or eligibility to obtain, credentials to practice veterinary medicine in the State of Wisconsin.Experience in veterinary practice and/or working in a veterinary regulatory environment.In addition, highly qualified candidates will have the following: Post graduate degree (MS or Ph.D.) in at least one designated veterinary discipline (veterinary pathology, veterinary toxicology, epidemiology, etc.) OR possession of equivalent certificate of residency or board certification such as: diplomate status in the American College of Veterinary Pathologists, American Board of Veterinary Toxicology, American College of Veterinary Microbiologists, etc.Experience in large animal veterinary practice and/or working in a large animal veterinary regulatory environment.

Farm Raised Deer/CWD Coordinator at Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection

Monday, June 20, 2022
Employer: Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection Expires: 06/29/2022 This position serves as the veterinary specialist and program manager for the Division's farm raised deer and Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD) program. The position works with industry and other state, tribal, national and international organizations in the development of, disease control methods, testing protocols, management practices, and educational materials. This position reviews laboratory results, works, closely with the WI Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory, and takes appropriate steps to uphold the laws of the state and federal governments. The position provides training, education and outreach services in the area of disease control to division staff, private veterinarians, livestock producers and the public. The supervisor provides administrative direction with assignments in terms of broadly defined missions and functions. The employee has responsibility for independently planning, designing and carrying out program initiatives and managing their budgets within the confines of the resources available. The position provides support for program veterinarians in epidemiology during disease outbreaks and investigations.Minimally qualified candidates will have each of the following:A Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM) degree from an AVMA accredited college or university or equivalent.Possession of, or eligibility to obtain, credentials to practice veterinary medicine in the State of Wisconsin.Experience in veterinary practice and/or working in a veterinary regulatory environment.In addition, highly qualified candidates will have the following:Post graduate degree (MS or Ph.D.) in at least one designated veterinary discipline (veterinary pathology, veterinary toxicology, epidemiology, etc.) OR possession of equivalent certificate of residency or board certification such as: diplomate status in the American College of Veterinary Pathologists, American Board of Veterinary Toxicology, American College of Veterinary Microbiologists, etc.Experience in large animal veterinary practice and/or working in a large animal veterinary regulatory environment.

Supervisory Survey Statistician at U.S. Census Bureau (49966) - Maryland

Friday, June 17, 2022
Employer: U.S. Census Bureau (49966) - Maryland - Chicago Regional Census Center Expires: 06/25/2022 DutiesManage data collection to ensure training and observation programs are utilized to foster quality data collection techniques. Manage surveys to ensure data collection remains on track and within targeted budget. Ensure work schedules, assignments, and communication strategies are utilized to ensure team performance and cost efficiencies. Collect and tabulate data using a variety of methods or developing new procedures for statistical projects. Communicate progress of data collection operations to management and staff.The United States government does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy and gender identity), national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, membership in an employee organization, retaliation, parental status, military service or other non-merit factor.

Senior Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Analyst at City of Dallas

Thursday, June 16, 2022
Employer: City of Dallas Expires: 06/28/2022 This position provides insight into geospatial patterns of inequality and can provide common understanding across communities to affect positive change through data analysis and data visualization, data reporting and community engagement.Provide senior-level analysis, programming, and testing to support the City’s equity related Geographic Information System (GIS). Leads technical staff in the development and maintenance of the Geographical Information System (GIS) equity database, network, hardware, equity related tools and Esri products and to provide and improve access to spatial data and tools.The Senior Geographic Information System Analyst leads, assists, oversees, coordinates, and participates with technical staff in the development and maintenance of Office of Equity and Inclusion GIS. Guides the development and maintenance of web, desktop, and mobile applications that improve productivity, support the City’s Racial Equity Plan, and maintain the department's geospatial and non-GIS relational databases.

Events

CLA Summer Experience – Cedar Rapids, IA

Friday, July 8, 2022 2:00pm to 9:00pm
Are you an accounting or finance student interested in career opportunities with a Top 8 public accounting firm? Are you thinking about internship opportunities for Spring 2023 and beyond? Come to our in-person event in Cedar Rapids for first-hand experience with our CLA family and an insider view to what a career at CLA is all about. Find out if the work we do and the diverse, innovative career opportunities available align with your personal passions. We will start the afternoon in our office...

Student Employment Job Fair

Wednesday, August 24, 2022 11:00am to 2:00pm
Iowa Memorial Union (IMU)
This is an excellent opportunity for students to learn about the variety of student hourly and Work-Study jobs available on the UI campus & at qualified off-campus nonprofit Work-Study sites. The University is excited to have students consider campus employment. Research shows that students who are connected to campus are more successful and more likely to continue enrollment and do well academically. Many first-year students choose student employment as their Pick One. Typically more than 30...

All Majors Career Fair

Thursday, September 22, 2022 11:00am to 4:00pm
Iowa Memorial Union (IMU)
This job and internship fair will focus on recruiting students typically in ALL MAJORS! Typically about 100+ employers attend and 1,000+ students attend! Visit: https://careers.uiowa.edu/all-majors-career-fair for more details.

Actuarial Science, Insurance and Risk Management Career Fair

Wednesday, September 28, 2022 1:00pm to 4:00pm
Iowa Memorial Union (IMU)
Wednesday, September 28 - 1-4 p.m.; Check-in at Second Floor Ballroom Lobby in Iowa Memorial Union. Employers are seeking to fill underwriting and actuary internship and full time roles. Bring your Student ID, copies of your resume and Dress for Success! *If you are in need of free professional attire, please visit the Clothing Closet at Iowa, 213 Iowa Memorial Union  

VIRTUAL All Majors Career Fair

Wednesday, October 12, 2022 12:00pm to 4:00pm
Virtual
Wednesday, October 12, 2022 : 12 - 4 p.m. - VIRTUAL FAIR This fair will focus on recruiting students pursuing any and all majors! All students are invited to attend! There will be a variety of industries of employers represented. Visit: https://careers.uiowa.edu/virtual-career-fair for more details.
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