MCB Advising offers a variety of workshops throughout the year for students on topics such as applying to medical school, learning more about specific careers, studying abroad, becoming an undergraduate researcher, and much more. Scroll down to view videos or download slides from past workshops.

We are committed to hosting accessible and inclusive workshops for all students. Please let us know if you have, or expect any accessibility needs or require accommodations to participate in any of our workshops. For questions, please contact Lilia Garcia at liliag2@illinois.edu.

Spring 2023 Workshops
 

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MCB Honors Information Session

Jan 19, 2023

5-6 pm in 164 Noyes Laboratory

MCB Study Abroad Workshop

Jan 25, 2023

5-6 pm in 140 Burrill Hall

Undergraduate Research Workshop

Feb 1, 2023

5-6:30 in 161 Noyes Laboratory

Genetic Counseling Workshop

Feb 28, 2023

Virtual (Zoom)

Graduate School Panel Workshop

March, 2023

 

Rush MS Programs Information Session

April 4, 2023

 

Pre-med Workshop

April 20, 2023

 

 

Watch video or download slides from recent workshops

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Becoming an Undergraduate Researcher

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What is undergraduate research, how to find a lab, enrolling in MCB 29/BIOC290, and more.

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Applying to graduate or professional school

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Workshop leaders cover what is graduate school, what to expect, types of graduate programs, choosing a PhD program, and undergraduate preparation.

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MCB Honors Concentration

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Dr. Shawna Naidu shares information about the MCB Honors Concentration. MCB Honors is designed for exceptional MCB Majors who demonstrate personal motivation to explore a fuller complement of experiences in biology during their undergraduate training.

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Preparing for Career Fairs

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How to prepare for the College of LAS and ACES career fairs.

Topics include pre-fair preparation, tips on interacting with recruiters, and what to do after the fair.