Healthcare Community

Calling 4th Years: full-time technician/research scientist post-grad position

Katharine McDonough – April 25th, 2018

Professor Bryan Berger of the Department of Chemical Engineering has a project in need of a full-time technician/research scientist for 1 year and possibly extendable to 2 years. The position is NIH funded, and would require strong molecular biology skills – subcloning, plasmid preparation, site-directed mutagenesis, bacterial cell transformation, assay development. Below is a link to a paper that describes some of the foundational work leading up to this project:

Jopwell

Katharine McDonough – April 19th, 2018

Have you ever heard of Jopwell? It's a career platform that helps Black, Latinx, and Native American students find jobs, whether you are in school, graduating, or well into you're career. In 2017, Jopwell was listed as one of Fast Company's "Most Innovative Companies" and one of Entrepreneur's "100 Most Brilliant Companies." Launched by former Goldman Sachs employees Porter Braswell and Ryan Williams in 2015, the platform empowers members of their community to build their network and apply for professional opportunities.

Healthcare Community Alumni Spotlight: Julia Scully, '14; Business Developer of Cityblock Health

Brandon Thompson – April 5th, 2018

For the next several weeks, the Healthcare Community will be highlighting alumni who recently responded to a survey during Fall 2017 to provide our students with real-life perspective on a career in healthcare. The first alumni we will be highlighting is Ms. Julia Scully, a Class of 2014 English major and Media Studies minor graduate.

Blockchain Technologies: UN Agencies Employ Blockchain to Help People In Crisis Situations

Tyler Macaluso – March 25th, 2018

Blockchain technologies have rapidly risen in prominence within recent years, alongside Bitcoin and other cryptocurricies that operate based upon the a blockchain, allowing for digital payments through a peer-to-peer system. The basic functioning of a blockchain is as its name suggests- a series of 'blocks' that contains information ranging from financial transactions to personal identity information.

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