​Job Search Resources

In addition to services provided by The Career Center, the resources below can help you manage your job search.
 
If you are actively searching for a position, don't forget to check the DBBS Jobs Page for career positions and postdoc positions both at WU and at other institutions. All WUSTL staff positions are posted on the Human Resources site at http://hr.wustl.edu then click on Job Opportunities. Sometimes faculty positions are listed with HR, but usually faculty job searches are at the discretion of the Department Head or Chair.
 
Or if you (or your partner) are looking for positions in higher education, research or healthcare (medical centers) in the greater St. Louis area, don't forget to visit the St. Louis Regional Higher Education Recruitment Consortium (STL HERC).

Tips on Conducting a Job Search Anywhere
Recommendations on how to conduct a job search from the NIH Office of Intramural Training & Education Careers Blog.

Science Careers How-To Series Collections
Practical advice on a variety of topics related to finding a job and building a career in the sciences, published by Science Careers.

Deciphering Job Descriptions
Tips on how to interpret job ads from the American Socieity for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Careers Blog.

Soft Skills = Today's Critical Competencies
A blog post outlining the importance of soft skills and professionalism to employers and hiring committees; published by the NIH Office of Intramural Training and Education.

15 Tips for Effective Interviewing
Peter J. Kennelly, Professor of Biochemistry at Virginia Tech, offers advice to interviewees; published by the American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology.

Acing the Job Interview
Suggestions on interview preparation from the American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Careers Blog.

Dressing Professionally
This video gives scientists examples of how to dress professionally for different occasions; published by the American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

Getting Ready to Negotiate

Tips on negotiating a job offer from the American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Careers Blog.

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