ACS National Conference – Attend for Free – Apply!

Women in STEM: Panel & Networking

Weeks 5-9 Writing Hub Workshops

Take your writing to a new level by attending a Writing Hub workshop!

These workshops will give you quick, memorable strategies to help you with some of the most common writing struggles.

Wednesdays, 5:15-6:30pm, Teaching + Learning Commons  (1st Floor Geisel West)

Week 5 Workshop – Conquering Procrastination and Writer’s Block

Don’t be intimidated by a blank page ever again! This workshop will explore strategies for brainstorming and motivating your writing process.

Week 7 Workshop – Med School Personal Statements

Learn effective strategies for communicating who you are now, and as a future physician.

Week 9 Workshop – How to Paraphrase Effectively

This workshop will explore how to paraphrase sources in a way that demonstrates clear understanding of the original material and highlights your own voice.

Learn more and RSVP here!

Questions? Email us at

First-Gen Journeys

Free Medical School Application Clinic

Applying to med school soon? Let us help.

Join Health Beat advisors at the Career Center’s new Medical School Application Clinic for an in-depth look at the AMCAS application and tips on how to take some of the stress out of applying. Our team will walk through the application cover to cover, including key dates, letters of evaluation, selecting the right school for you, and more. Plus, attendance at this clinic prioritizes your application for virtual review by one of our advisors.

Space is limited- register here:

Saturday, April 6, 10am-2pm in the Great Hall

See Facebook event page for details:

Research at Vertex Pharmaceuticals

Do you have plans this summer? How about participating in an exciting research opportunity at Vertex Pharmaceuticals? You will learn about the drug discovery process, get exposure to state-of-the-art lab techniques, and receive mentorship from scientists in industry.

UCSD Division of Physical Sciences and Vertex Pharmaceuticals is offering exciting learning lab activities geared for undergraduates exploring careers in Chemistry!  Vertex is a global biotechnology company that aims to discover, develop and commercialize innovative medicines. The Vertex Summer Learning Lab offers students the opportunity to learn about the drug discovery process from a hands-on perspective at the company site in San Diego. Students will learn from some of the brightest scientists in the industry.

WHO: UCSD Students majoring in Physics, Math, or Chemistry (that’s YOU!)

WHAT: Site Visits and Learning Lab Summer Camp

WHERE: Vertex Pharmaceuticals

WHEN: Spring 2019 (Site Visits) and Summer 2019 (Learning Lab)
See attached flyer for specific dates and times.

Application Deadline: APRIL 1, 2019

For more information and to submit your application, please visit:


Undergraduate Advising
Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry

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Call for Submissions!

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