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 Office of Postdoctoral Studies site with links to Postdoctoral positions posted centrally on campus

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 alumnus 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