Conference Musings

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Winter. Cilantro. Los Angeles. Conferences. You either love them, or you hate them. While I absolutely cannot stand temperatures below 60 degrees, I am quite fond of the other three—particularly conferences.

I was introduced to professional conferences two years ago …

By Derek Herrmann
Derek Herrmann Graduate Student, Visiting Research Associate
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How to find jobs in China?


China is the world’s most populous nation and ‘queuing up’ or ‘queue-jumping” is almost a national sport.

The most logical step to finding internships and non-teaching jobs in China is to sift through online job boards or connect with HR …

By Yan Qi
Yan Qi Student Ambassador
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Internships and Research Abroad


We are frequently asked about internships – what we want to do, where we want to go – and sometimes finding the perfect internship can be challenging. The biggest challenge is knowing where to start! Some people do several internships …

By Georgina Nicholos
Georgina Nicholos
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Figuring Out What’s Next

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Not all of us have all of our steps figured out and honestly, we are reassured everyday that we do not need to have everything figured out right now, but a little help never hurts anyone. There are tons of …

By Nik Roseau
Nik Roseau
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Learn more about the Epidemic Intelligence Service (EIS) program!

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Learn more about the Epidemic Intelligence Service (EIS) program!

The EIS program is a two-year, on-the-job training and service fellowship which recruits and trains health professionals to be ready responders in areas including infectious and noninfectious diseases, global health, injury …

By Trishnee Bhurosy
Trishnee Bhurosy Student Ambassador - Blog Editor Trishnee Bhurosy
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