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Oct. 3, 2018

Oct. 10 - 19: Only same-day express advising

We are only holding same-day, walk-in appointments Oct. 10-19, 8:30 - 11:30 a.m. and 1:30 - 3:30 p.m. each weekday.  

Time slots fill quickly, so arrive early to sign in. Appointments are booked in 20-minute increments for on-ground students and 30-minute increments for phone appointments - specifically for the online program.

Read more on our advising team and how we can help you. Note: A missed-appointment policy began Aug. 1. Read the policy.

Science of Beer
Learn about the science behind beer, as well as career opportunities focused on the life sciences in the beer industry. Grand Canyon Brewery and O.H.S.O. Brewery will be our guest experts and provide the beer used in a tasting. 

Who: School of Life Sciences students
When: Oct. 11, 5-7 p.m.
RSVP: Required
Where: Memorial Union, Room 220,Turquoise Ballroom.
Contact: Serena Christianson for information.

Note: You must be 21 to consume the beer sampling, but all SOLS students are encouraged to attend.

Broadening Diversity Workshop
A "Broadening Diversity" workshop is set for Oct. 12-13 in Flagstaff, Arizona. This workshop is part of a western-U.S. series aimed at introducing undergraduate students, especially those in underrepresented populations, to museum and biodiversity science careers.

Come to a free, one-day workshop and career shadowing opportunity that includes:

  • Behind the scenes museum tours
  • Meet researchers, graduate students, and graduate school representitives
  • Catered lunch
  • Early evening social
  • Scientist shadowing experience (Friday)
  • Workshop (Saturday)

Who: Undergraduates and recent graduates interested in the biological sciences

Where: Museum of Northern Arizona

When: Oct. 12-13

Sign up for one or both sessions. Selection is based solely on a first-come first-served basis.

Apply Now   
Promotional Flyer (pdf)

Seeking participants for stress survey
Students in School of Human Evolution and Social Change are conducting a research study to gather data on university students and the stress they experience. All students are invited to complete an anonymous survey, lasting approximately 10-15 minutes. After completing the survey, you'll be invited to a separate survey where you can choose to be entered into a raffle to win a $75, $50 or $25 Visa gift card.

Participate in this survey and review the consent form.
Tutor applications due today
The School of Life Sciences Learning Resource Center is hiring tutors who can assist with general biology, genetics, evolution and additional elective subject areas within the life sciences.

If you're interested, apply (REQ #45705BR) via the student employment web page.

Deadline to apply is Oct. 3. Contact Virginia Downing for information.
Defense Intelligence Agency hiring events
The Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA) wants to work with School of Life Sciences students, but cannot attend our upcoming career fair. However, applications for an upcoming DIA hiring event are now open.
The hiring event will target the following career fields:
  • Analysis/Science & Technical Intelligence Specialty – Closes: Oct. 15
  • Science & Technology – Closes:  Oct. 8
  • Human Services – Closes: Oct. 8
  • Analysis – Closes: Oct. 15
  • Security/Operations Support Specialty –  Closes: Oct. 8
  • Security – Closes: Oct. 8
  • Office Management and Infrastructure / Visual Information Specialist – Closes: Oct. 8
  • Office Management and Infrastructure – Closes: Oct. 8
  • Mission Management – Closes: Oct. 8
  • Inspector General – Closes: Oct. 8
  • Information Technology – Oct. 8
  • Finance and Acquisition – Oct. 8
A full list of Vacancy Announcements is located at Select “Search Vacancies” from the drop down under the “Careers and Internships” tab.

Questions? Contact
Spring 2019 featured classes
Find unique and interesting classes that can be used for your major, science and society, or general study requirements. 
Updated Oct. 2, 2018
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Research, leadership and academics
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Scholarships, awards and grants
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Career advice, internships and jobs 

Creating your digital profile
Adding your LinkedIn profile URL is a great way to personalize your resume. Make sure that your URL is customized to your first and last name so that employers can find your profile easily. Learn how to add this feature.

Connect with Career and Professional Development Services

Every Friday
Reserve time to talk with a BASIS.ed recruiter and learn about a career in science education.

Credit for internship and research
Did you know you can receive credit for your internship? Review our internship page for more information. 

Interested in learning about research opportunities? Contact the School of Life Sciences Undergraduate Advising Office for more information.
The Life Sciences and Molecular Sciences Career Fair is offered as an opportunity for employers from all industries to connect with students specializing and having an interest in life sciences and molecular sciences.
This event is open to all majors. Students do not have to pre-register to attend, although it's highly encouraged so the employers can begin conversations before the fair.

When:  Nov. 6, 10 a.m. - 2 p.m, Senita A Ballroom in the Student Pavilion (Tempe Campus)

Last year, we reached maximum capacity with our employer registrations who represented a variety of industries and career pathways for life and molecular science students like you. This is a great chance to explore new career paths and organizations. 

Please come "dressed to impress" and bring your completed resume, as well as an open mind to the broad range of careers you could pursue with a life or molecular science education. 

Browse employers registered for this event.
Study abroad resources

Study Abroad 101: Eligibility
Keep an eye out for “Study Abroad 101” tips in upcoming newsletters. What requirements do you have to meet to take ASU classes abroad? You must:

  • have a cumulative GPA of 2.0 or higher
  • be a degree-seeking student
  • be in good standing with the ASU Code of Conduct

Other requirements vary by program. Read these on each program brochure. Start searching for programs

Step 1: Attend Study Abroad 101 

Step 2: Meet with a Peer Advisor

Step 3: Make an appointment with an International Coordinator

Deadlines approaching for study abroad programs
Interested in studying abroad this winter break, spring break, or after the spring semester through Global Intensive Experience? Browse the flier links for upcoming study abroad experiences.

Nov. 15 for spring break and post-spring

General advising information and regular academic advising hours can be found on the SOLS website.

Oct. 10-19: Only same-day, walk-in express advising:
8:30 - 11:30 a.m., and 1:30 - 3:30 p.m. each weekday.  

Time slots fill quickly, so arrive early to sign-in. Appointments are booked in 20-minute increments for on-ground students and 30-minute increments for phone appointments - specifically for the online program.

Read more on our advising team and how we can help you. Note: A missed-appointment policy began Aug. 1. Read the policy.
Study Abroad walk-in advising
11 a.m. - 1 p.m., LSA 189
  • Oct. 16, 30
  • Nov. 13, 27

Career and Professional Development Services walk-in advising
11 a.m. - 1 p.m., LSA 189
  • Oct. 4
  • Nov. 6, 8
  • Dec. 4, 6

Office of Clinical Partnerships walk-in advising
1 - 3 p.m., LSA 189
  • Oct. 29
Fall 2018/Spring 2019 freshmen and Spring 2019 transfer students
To schedule an advising appointment, please schedule it with the First Year Center, not with the School of Life Sciences advising team. Call 480-965-3391 and press #1 to book your appointment with one of our freshman advisors. More information can be found on your My ASU under "Academic Advising."
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