Career Resources

Career Guides

CMB Alumni, Idella Yamben and Cabell Jonas, describe Mycologyx, their company proposal for developing an antifungal therapy.

My IDP
(Science/AAAS website to develop an individual development plan, explore career options and set goals to pursue those paths...)

The Scientist
(Online newsletter)

New Scientist/PI Guide
(HHMI guide to obtaining a faculty position, navigating university structure, setting up your lab, and crafting a mission, staffing, mentoring, funding, time management…)

NIH Career Resources
(Developing Career Skills, Postdoctoral Scholar’s Associations, Additional Resources…)

Postdoctoral Training at UW-Madison
(UW-Madison Graduate School site for finding a postdoc, including seminars and workshops)

Grad Student to Post Doctoral Fellow Transition 
(Handout on the details of preparing to become a postdoc, applying for a postdoc, and tips for once you've started in a postdoc. Developed by Ann Miller, PhD. Ann is a postdoctoral fellow in Dr. Bill Bement's lab at UW-Madison and is a member of the ASBMB Educational and Professional Development Committee)

 

Employment Opportunities

Available Postdoctoral Positions at UW-Madison
(UW-Madison Graduate School site with links to Postdoctoral positions posted centrally on campus, and on various Department and Center web sites...)

Postdoc Jobs
(Site for job seekers and employers: search hundreds of postdoctoral positions worldwide, including academic, industry and government. Post resume, search postdoctoral fellowships...)

Minority Postdoc
(CMB alumni Alberto Roca, PhD 1997, is the founder and editor of this resource)

Science Jobs
(Industry, academic, government, and post doc jobs in a range of disciplines; can search by region and sector…)

Faculty for the Future
(“…Website dedicated to linking a diverse pool of women and under-represented minority candidates from engineering, science, and business with faculty and research positions at universities across the country.”)

American Society for Cell Biology
(ASCB job board, career strategy articles, and general career information...)

Science Careers
(Careers, job postings, meetings, and events...)

USA Jobs
(Official Job Site for U.S. Federal Government Positions)

State of Wisconsin Government Jobs

Wisconsin Technology Network
(Regional source for news, commentary & analysis for science and technology, including articles about many local biotech firms)

BioForward
(A member-driven state association that is the voice of Wisconsin’s bioscience industry)

Careers in Consulting
(Complete list of consulting firms in the US by state)