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Career Presentations Archive

BioSci Careers offers an archive of past career presentations. Explore these various presentation documents and videos to gain valuable career advice from a wide range of experts in Bioscience fields. A great opportunity to get key career tips, even if you missed the live version!

Last modified 10/05/2017

Ask a Career Coach: Career Basics Video

From Career Connect at the Stanford Alumni Association, this video provides great, clear information on key aspects of developing, as well as evolving, your career. Career coach and Stanford alumnus Rainbow Chen ('96, '97) answers questions from Stanford alumni on everything from writing the perfect resume to reinventing your career. Watch this engaging hour-long video for some excellent career pointers! 

Last modified 09/06/2016

Designing Effective Discussion Questions

This Teaching Commons resource can help you learn to ask questions that promote thoughtful, active course discussions. Includes an overview of question types and their use as well as brief advice on discussion management. 

Last modified 09/24/2015

Checklist for Effective Lecturing

A quick guide from the Teaching Commons for assessing the effectiveness of your lectures. Includes concise tips on preparation, keeping your focus, engaging your audience, and gathering feedback.

Last modified 08/20/2014

Writing Resources for Students

Compiled by the Hume Center, this website provides a list of resources to support your writing needs. Here, you can find various writing support tools, documentation and citation resources, grammar guides, and other useful websites.

Last modified 09/07/2016

Career Communities

BEAM's Career Communities is a team of career coaches who are embedded in student communities and connect with students in appointments and meetups to help them explore career paths, identify and apply for opportunities, and cultivate personalized networks that shape their professional journey.  

Last modified 09/03/2014

Academic Job Search Resources

From BEAM, a collection of essential job search links for graduate students applying for faculty, staff, and postdoctoral academic positions. Handshake login required. 

Last modified 08/07/2014

Connecting with Invisible Opportunities

Stanford's Dave Evans discusses the art of informational interviews in this Quick Bytes preview of the popular d.school course, Designing the Professional. Follow the video with the session's slides and explore more resources below. (recorded October 2016)

Last modified 10/06/2016

Stanford Alumni LinkedIn Group

With 31,000+ members, the Stanford Alumni LinkedIn Group is a great way to reconnect with classmates and make new professional contacts that just might lead to something great. Open to students and alumni only. 

Last modified 09/15/2014

Teaching Goals

A brief resource for instructors and TAs on the importance of goal-setting and inspiration in teaching. Contains links to related resources that can support the development of goal-based teaching practices. 

Last modified 08/11/2014

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