Resources

Advisement

The biochemistry career guide by the Biochemical Society

Also job/careers at biochemical society

Research jobs and current market trends at careeronestop.com

Learn about occupations: O Net Online - sponsored by the Department of Labor 

Other online job search websites:

simplyhired.com

careerbuilder.com

vault.com

usajobs.gov

workforgood.org

idealist.org

myvisajobs.com (for international job seekers)

Focus2: 

  • Focus 2 provides a variety of assessments, such as personality, interests, and values, and then lists careers that match your results; offers rich information on the careers listed; provides a database of majors, including those offered at Cal State LA, associated with the listed careers; and a decision making and action planning tool. If you use Focus 2 to choose a major, please visit our guide for exploration after Focus 2.

How to Register for Focus 2 (free courtesy of the Career Center)

  1. Use the following link, onlyFocus 2
  2. Click "Register" underneath the login boxes
  3. Fill out all the information (do NOT use your campus credentials)
  4. "Access Code": EAGLESLA
  5. Click "Continue" when done
For more information about what Focus2 provides, please visit our Focus 2 overview.
 
Need to practice interviewing? www.perfectinterview.com/csula
 
Explore opportunities around the world: www.passportCareer.com
 
LinkedIn Profile Checklist

Other

Inventing something new? US Patent and Trademark Office

 

Inc.'s list of 500 fastest growing US companies inc.com/inc5000/list

Fortune's list of 500 largest US companies fortune.com/fortune500

Interested in Teaching for LAUSD? Los Angeles Urban Teaching Residency Program (LAUTR)

Academic Help

ChemIDP is an Individual Development Plan tool designed specifically for graduate students and postdoctoral scholars in the chemical sciences. 

ACS Committee on Professional Training

 

Professional Development

Get involved! The Center for Student Involvement hosts many events throughout the year. For example:

  • Leadership Academy

Toastmasters - a group that strives to improve communication and leadership skills.