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Career Services

The Career and Professional Development Services office can help you plan your career and develop job-search skills: 

  • Create a winning resume
  • Explore career alternatives
  • Find jobs through Handshake
  • Practice interview skills
  • Workshops and career-related events

ASU Career Services is located in the Student Services Building, room 329, 3rd Floor.

Career salary information

Are you curious about the salaries or job outlook for life science majors? This website is a good place to start your research.

United States Department of Labor 

Career Fair

Hosts:  School of Life Sciences, School of Molecular Sciences

Date:    Nov. 6, 2018

Time:    10 a.m. - 2 p.m.

WhereStudent Pavilion, Senita A Ballroom, ASU Tempe Campus

Cost:     Free for students to attend and should register through Handshake

 

Information for students

Tips for students attending our Career and Internship Fair:

First, join our career fair on Handshake.

  • Attend a Career Information Session to prepare before the fair.
  • Research participating companies.
  • Know who you want to visit and why.
  • Prepare your resume and make sure it is free of mistakes. 
  • Prepare your elevator speech or "personal commercial." Make the most of this time and gain a potential employer's interest.
  • Bring a list of questions about the employers that shows that you know something about their company.
  • Get organized. Bring multiple copies of your resume in a folder.
  • Practice your responses to common interview questions.
  • Bring a pen and paper for taking notes.
  • Ask the recruiter what the best way is to follow up with them. After your interview, write a thank-you note or email, or make a phone call.
  • Dress professionally.
  • Make eye contact, have a firm handshake and show interest in what the interviewer is saying.

Information and registration for employers

Employers and organizations interested in recruiting may purchase a table for our 2018 Career and Internship Fair. Tables are $160.

Our event specifically targets students in the areas of biochemistry, chemistry, biological sciences, microbiology and molecular biology. Last year, 400 students attended. You will have face-to-face contact with current undergraduate and graduate students, as well as some of our most recent graduates. 

Our Career and Internship Fair provides a great recruiting opportunity, as well as time to:

  • Increase awareness about your organization with students and faculty
  • Enhance your presence among the ASU scientific community
  • Distribute information about possible internships, career paths, and volunteer opportunities

Cost: $160

Includes:

  • Continental breakfast for one
  • 1 6-foot table with a tablecloth and 2 chairs
  • 1 box lunch
  • Parking for a single vehicle in the Fulton parking structure

Additional people

  • $20 for each additional person which covers breakfast, lunch and parking.
  • Only 40 tables are available to reserve, so RSVP early.

Registration deadline
The deadline to register is Nov. 10 by 5 p.m.

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Do's and Don'ts
Organizations may bring position descriptions, brochures, business cards and handouts that promote itself to potential employees. This event is for recruitment purposes only and is not for sales purposes.

Tabletop signs and branded tablecloths must fit on a six-foot table. You may not bring floor signs or post anything on our walls. All materials must be contained on top of the 6-foot table provided.

We hope that you can join us for this terrific recruiting opportunity.

2017 Employer Participants

School of Life Sciences and School of Molecular Sciences Career Fair