Graduate School Advice: Life Sciences Edition!

Do you have any of the following questions about pursuing graduate school?

  • As an undergraduate, which research roles will help me to explore my interests while making me a competitive candidate for graduate school?
  • Is it acceptable to take some time after graduation before starting a graduate program?
  • Which kinds of career activities make me a good candidate? Research fellowships? Post-grad internship? Full-time work/industry experience? Volunteer activities while studying for entrance exams, etc.?
  • How do I network with lead researchers at prospective grad programs to make preliminary connections about my research interests and find out more about the research programs available at their schools?

If so, please consider watching a recording from our Spring 2022 virtual career panel :  Graduate School in the Life Sciences

Also, you may want to review the following resources available from The Tufts Career Center and other websites:

By Malakia Silcott
Malakia Silcott Assistant Director