SANTA CRUZ, Calif., Jan. 10, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Nine prominent science institutions have joined Bio Careers, the nation's leading online job board and careers site for graduate level life science professionals. In total, Bio Careers now has 40 institutional members, all among the top graduate programs in the life sciences.
Brandeis, Florida State, Gladstone Institute, Purdue, Stony Brook, Louisville, Rochester, University of Texas Medical Branch, and Virginia Commonwealth are now members of the job board, joining other major life science training institutions.
The job board, www.biocareers.com, is only for postgraduates in the life sciences. While there are hundreds of life science career sites on the Internet, Bio Careers is the only one that serves postgraduates life scientists exclusively.
Bio Careers' institution consortium also includes Brown, Caltech, Cedars Sinai, City of Hope, Columbia, Cornell, Emory, Georgetown, M.D. Anderson, Mount Sinai, National Institutes of Health (5 Institutes), Scripps Institute, Stanford, UCLA, UCSF, University of Colorado Denver, University of Massachusetts Medical School, University of Miami, University of North Carolina Chapel Hill, University of Pennsylvania, University of Washington and others.
Bio Careers is constructed for Ph.D.s, M.D.s and other graduate scientists who are looking for efficient ways to manage their careers. From industry articles and assessment tools to relevant job postings and online job fairs, Bio Careers is a comprehensive career resource center, free to scientists affiliated with its institutional members. Jobseekers have access to opportunities including academia, biopharmaceutical and government as well as vertical markets like consulting, public health and science policy.
Bio Careers addresses the needs of employers seeking top graduate level life scientists. The site is open only to scientists with affiliations with the top 25% of training institutions. In fact, 75% of Bio Careers' candidates are alumni. Other job boards include applicants from a host of fields and education levels, requiring employers to sort through stacks of resumes that are not targeted to their needs. Bio Careers Virtual Job Summit and Confidential Resume Bank are designed to meet the needs of employers seeking top passive candidates.
Established in 2006, Bio Careers gives employers a time-saving, cost-effective way to recruit the nation's leading life scientists. It is the only online career service that caters exclusively to Postgraduates and MDs, and it is the only such service that directly assists training institutions.
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