- First, look at the pages of the CSC ( Career Services Center(Jacobs University) and the many offers for seminars and advice that they have.
- Then look at our pages here, which contain additional information for life sciences students.
- To get you interested, this figure (from EMBO Reports 3 (2002), p. 906) shows what you can be with a molecular life sciences degree:
Resources for all situations:
- Applying to Graduate School in the Life Sciences- a step-by-step guide to the process, with supporting documents:
- Interesting Graduate Programs in the life sciences
- Graduate School Essays for US graduate schools
- Additional resources:
- A brochure on preparing for graduate school in the US, US (2003 version, 2019 version) by the 'Leadership Alliance' association of American graduate schools. Also: their step-to-step guide.
- Cooperating with your referees for Graduate School Applications
- A report on application experiences by a member of the BCCB class of 2004.
- Graduate Scholarships in the Life Sciences
- Molecular Life Sciences Graduate School at Jacobs
- Equivalence of Jacobs Grades to British grades
Medical School Resources:
- I'm not up to date with the medical school admissions policies anymore. Thus, I cannot guarantee for any of the content in this section, which was written 10 years ago.
- If you would like to help me update this part of the website, let me know.
- A PDF document with the most important information, from the BCCB major website. Slightly outdated.
- Medical School as a Career Option: a more comprehensive version of the same document. Currently under construction.
- Practice MCATs
- Applying for a PhD position in the life sciences
- Mastering your PhD by Gosling and Noordam - an excellent book about how do to a PhD to which we have online access.
- Job databases (PhD positions and after) for positions in
On Science as a Career:
- Career options for life scientists
- Salaries for life scientists
- "How to succeed in Science: a concise guide for young biomedical scientists." Two excellent articles (part 1, part 2) that briefly explain what a career in (academic) life science is like. A similar book, more in detail, is "Who wants to be a Scientist?" by Nancy Rothwell. See the books section.
- The Peoples Archive: the life stories of some of the great scientists
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