Category Archives: Professional Development Opportunities

The Ant People of Scranton

Hi, I’m Michael Laabs, a rising sophomore Biology major. I became involved in research after my first semester due to my Freshman Biology professor Dr. Seid’s constant encouragement. I was always willing to do whatever Dr. Seid asked of me, … Continue reading

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Neuroscience and Philosophy Graduate to begin Psy.D. Program in Clinical Psychology

  Hi all! I’m Katherine Talerico, and I’m a recent graduate of the University of Scranton (Class of ’19). I graduated with a double major in Neuroscience and Philosophy, and I will be attending Widener University’s Clinical Psychology doctoral program … Continue reading

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Fahad Ashraf is conducting research on Hypoxic Injury

Hello there! My name is Fahad Ashraf and I am a rising senior in the Honors Program, studying Biology and Philosophy. I have received the Steven R. Sawyer Memorial Research Award, and I am working on a project this summer … Continue reading

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Kayla Marsac is interning for Northwell Health Healthcare Network

My name’s Kayla and I’m a rising senior at Scranton, majoring in Biology with a minor in Business Leadership. This summer I have been interning for Northwell Health, a healthcare network spanning from Long Island, to Manhattan, and Westchester, NY. … Continue reading

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Elizabeth Kenny is conducting Pollination Ecology projects in the White Mountains of California

Hi, I’m Elizabeth, a rising senior Biology major. This summer I am living and working in Southern California! I am working as an intern for Dr. Nicole Rafferty with her laboratory group at the University of California, Riverside, working on … Continue reading

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Sophia Monroe, rising senior Biology major, joins Plant Genome Research Program through an REU at Cornell

Hi all, this is Sophia Monroe, rising senior Biology major! This summer, I am taking part in the Boyce Thompson Institute’s Plant Genome Research Program at Cornell University, through a paid REU (Research Experience for Undergraduates) funded by the National … Continue reading

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Jithin George dives into a Summer Scholar Experience at The University of Rochester

Hey everyone! I’m Jithin V. George, a rising junior Neuroscience major at the U! This summer, I’m attending the 10 week, MSTP Summer Scholars Program at the University of Rochester’s School of Medicine and Dentistry. (This is due, in large … Continue reading

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Physiology major Nicolette George lands a summer Physical Therapy Internship

Even though I am only a rising sophomore, I find it important to capitalize on any opportunity that will allow me to become more familiar with my area of study. Considering that I am a Physiology major in the Physical … Continue reading

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Jacob Myers (BCMB) joins University of Nebraska’s Summer REU Program

Hi all, I’m Jacob Myers, a rising junior BCMB major at Scranton.  This Summer I am at an REU (Research Experience for Undergraduates) program for redox biology at the University of Nebraska Lincoln. This ten week experience comes with a … Continue reading

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Spring 2019 UofS Career Expo, Thurs., April 4, 11AM-2PM; Byron Center

Biological Sciences Students: The Center for Career Development is hosting the Career Expo on Thursday, April 4 from 11:00am-2:00pm in the Byron.  There will be 120 employers/grad schools/long-term service organizations there.  We encourage all years and all majors to attend.  … Continue reading

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