UAB Career Services
Resources and services to assist UAB graduate students and post doctoral fellows in exploring career options, preparing for the job search, and succeeding in their career goals.
Health Careers, Online Degree Programs, Healthcare Schools & Jobs
Healthcare is one of the largest industries in the world, providing over 14 million jobs in the United States alone.
Current job listings
Job sites with opportunities in the sciences
Industry jobs and recruiters in Genomics, Bioinformatics, Proteomics, BioMEMs and Microfluidics
This web site by NIH provides a search engine of investigators being funded by NIH. Criteria for the search can be done using investigator, keyword, institution, or state. Additionally, each grant along with the abstract is provided.
The web site provides a job search engine for academic and industrial positions in the sciences. This site allows you to post your resume and also contains a salary survey.
Biotechnology Industry Organization
This site provides information on the biotechnology industry. There are several members listed along with a link to their web page and contact information.
Virtual Career Center for Scientists from UCSF
The UCSF Career Center for Scientists
Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology
The Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology
National Science Foundation
An independent U.S. government agency responsible for promoting science and engineering
The National Cancer Institute, Technology Transfer Fellowship Program for PhDs
An opportunity for professionals to receive specialized training in methods of technology transfer
An Electronic Network for the Next Generation of Scientists
A Career Center for Scientists
A source for employment opportunities and career resources in the bioscience industry
Biofind: The Biotechnology Resource Centre
Biobusiness page with sections on innovations, events, jobs, and the Biotech Rumor Mill
Tons of information on financial aspects of large and small biotechnology companies. May sound dry, but page is very well put together and has links to (often lively) discussion threads on pretty much every company and biotech topic imaginable.
Association of University Technology Managers
Provides insight into this growing career area.
National Technology Transfer Center
A full service technology transfer center. Another growing career.
The National Academies
Advisors to the Nation on Science, Engineering, and Medicine. Internship and career opportunities are described on their website
Presidential Management Internship Program
Established by Executive Order to attract to the Federal service outstanding individuals from a wide variety of academic disciplines who have an interest in, and commitment to, a career in the analysis and management of public policies and programs. By drawing graduate students from diverse social and cultural backgrounds, the PMI Program provides a continuing source of trained men and women to meet the future challenges of public service.
Southern Research Institute
ONLINE READING AND READING RESOURCES LINKS
Biomedical Engineering: A Closer Look
Biomedical engineering is the combination of engineering, biological science and medicine
American Association for the Advancement of Science Homepage
A nonprofit professional society dedicated to the advancement of scientific and technological excellence across all disciplines, and to the public's understanding of science and technology.
Information for scientists and would-be scientists at all levels.
The Scientist magazine
Gopher menu of past issues
Survey on Doctoral Education and Career Preparation
Survey of over 4,000 doctoral students across the country revealing how students feel about the quality of their education and training.
The nation's leading nonprofit, non-partisan voice for making medical and health research a higher national priority. In 2002, Industry Roundtable partnered with R!A to bring a Science/Media Forum to UAB where scientists and journalists discussed ways to better communicate science to the public.