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August 8, 2018

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Jobs, Research and internships

Whether you're a student looking for an internship or a research position, an alum looking for a job or an employer looking to recruit, Handshake can get you connected.

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.

Stay connected

Changes at Pre-Health and Pre-Law Advising Center
Pre-Health and Pre-Law Advising have moved to the Futures Center at Armstrong Hall
Attend pre-health and pre-law sessions before making advising appointment
Starting Monday, Aug. 13, all freshman or sophomore Pre-Health or Pre-Law students are required to attend a Pre-Health 101 or Law School 101 information session before making an individual appointment with an advisor.

These one-hour sessions are offered several times a week. Learn what you'll need to know as you prepare to apply to professional school while a student at ASU. All Pre-Health 101’s and Law School 101’s are held in the Futures Center, Room 114. You do not need to register ahead of time to attend one of these sessions.
Drop-in advising for individuals
From August 13 – 31, pre-health and pre-law advisors will be available only for drop-in advising on an individual basis. Details:
  • Hours are 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
  • 10-minute advising sessions: first come, first served basis
  • Plan to attend a 101 session
  • Individual appointments will be available after Labor Day, Sept. 4
If you feel you really need a full individual advising appointment during these first few weeks of classes, you must email Mary Nadarski or Cheri Peterson for permission.

View the August schedule for the Pre-Health and Pre-Law Advising Center
Aug. 13 - 22
Same-day express advising appointments only

We are holding same-day, walk-in appointments Aug. 13 - 22, 8:30 - 11:30 a.m. and 1:30 - 3:30 p.m. each weekday.  

Time slots will 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 new, missed appointment policy began Aug. 1. Read the policy.

Life Sciences Café starts September 7
This fall, Life Sciences Café is moving to Fridays at 1 p.m. The popular seminar series will take place in LSC 202 and be live-streamed to allow guests to attend remotely. Eleven weekly sessions will run from Sept. 7 to Nov. 16.

We'll have traditional seminars and panel discussions on hot topics in life sciences.
Contact Heather Bean with questions.

Featured classes - Fall 2018
Find unique and interesting classes that can be used in your major, science and society, or general study requirements. 
Updated August 8, 2018
August 2018
September 2018
October 2018
Fall 2018 (no specific date provided)
Research, leadership and academics
August 2018
  • Aug. 16: Session A and C courses start for Fall 2018
  • Aug. 17: Last day to add/drop a Session A Fall 2018 course without college approval
  • Aug. 22: Last day to add/drop a Session C Fall 2018 course without college approval
  • Aug. 22: Study Abroad Expo, 11 a.m. - 2 p.m., Ventana Ballroom, MU
Scholarships, awards and grants
September 2018
Fall 2018
Career advice, internships and jobs 

Do you find it hard to remember day-to-day tasks, assignments and other responsibilities? Well, here is a quick tool you can use to keep track of your career goals. We call them “Career Milestones."

Connect with Career and Professional Development Services

Revolving application cycle: Oceans Research Internship with African Campus

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

Why should you study abroad?
Study abroad isn't just for foreign language or global studies majors — it's for you, too!

Stand out from the crowd once you graduate by adding study abroad to your resume and demonstrate you can thrive in a global environment.

Search for programs and check out these advantages of studying abroad.

Step 1: Attend Study Abroad 101 

Step 2: Meet with a Peer Advisor

Step 3: Make an Appointment with an International Coordinator

Browse the study abroad programs selected specifically for life science majors.

Learn more about new study abroad program options through the School of International Letters and Cultures
General academic advising information and regular academic advising hours

Extended express advising
Aug. 13 - 23

Same-day express advising appointments available 8:30 - 10:30 a.m. and 1:30 - 3:30 p.m each day in 20-minute increments. Phone appointments are available in 30-minute increments during the same time periods. 

Study Abroad walk-in advising
11 a.m. - 1 p.m., LSA 189
  • Aug. 21, 28
  • Sept. 11, 25
  • Oct. 16, 30
  • Nov. 13, 27
Career and Professional Development Services walk-in advising
11 a.m. - 1 p.m., LSA 189
  • Sept. 4, 6
  • Oct. 2, 4
  • Nov. 6, 8
  • Dec. 4, 6

Office of Clinical Partnerships walk-in advising
1 - 3 p.m., LSA 189
  • Sept. 17
  • Oct. 29
Incoming freshmen
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.
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