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Career Development

We believe that our students' success is closely linked to our own success. Both M. D. Anderson and the Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences (GSBS) offer numerous opportunities for Ph.D. students to explore their post-graduation career options. These include presentations on careers paths for graduates in biomedical research, education, scientific publishing, biotechnology, intellectual property law, public policy and business. During their education students also have the opportunity to participate in workshops and courses that focus on the development of critical career skills such as public speaking, science writing, grant funding and interviews. 

Alumni and Networking

Graduates enjoy career networking possibilities with our large body of alumni, many of whom hold prominent positions in science.

GSBS Alumni Directory

M. D. Anderson Alumni Directory

Career Development Seminars

Hosted by the Student Affairs Office, these seminars are offered twice a month. 2009-2010 Seminars List (doc)

Careers in the Life Sciences

From Non-Profit to Bio-Pharma, Bio CareerCenter provides information on developing new skills and includes a job board.

Funding Opportunities

A variety of funding opportunities that may be available to graduate students. 

Student Professional Development

Provides information for graduate students in the areas of careers and career planning. More information


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