Welcome to the Life Sciences and Health Community. Learn more about career paths in the industries in this pathway including Biotechnology, and Pharmaceuticals, Global and Public Health and the Health Professions (i.e. Medicine and more).

…But How Do I Make The Right Choice?

It’s that time of year – you’re starting to hear back from volunteer sites, research opportunities, graduate schools, or internship/job applications. Now that you know what your possibilities are, how do you decide which one to pursue?

Making big decisions …

By Katie Fell
Katie Fell Assistant Director, Harvard College Still Deciding, Exploring, & Self-Assessment
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‘The tipping point is coming’: Unprecedented exodus of young life scientists is shaking up academia

“Young life science researchers are leaving academia at unprecedented levels for lucrative jobs in the private sector…many of them are entering graduate programs already knowing they don’t want to remain in academia long-term, making their time in the ivory tower …

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Neuroscience and Brain Behavior Career Pathways Panel Recap

Did you miss the Neuroscience and Brain Behavior Career Pathways Panel?  Our amazing alumni panelists (see below) had some valuable insights to share. 

Take Note! 

OCS PAF Meera’s Take Away: 

Reverse engineering your career is a thing! Either divert from your …

By Katie Fell
Katie Fell Assistant Director, Harvard College Still Deciding, Exploring, & Self-Assessment
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