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#PackCareers Newsletter: College of Science Issue 101 Vol. 2020-2021

#PackCareers Newsletter: College of Sciences- Issue 11 Vol. 2020-2021
Spring 2021
Wes Wade, career counselor for the College of Sciences, is back! 
You may schedule an appointment with Wes or Kristina Platt by using ePACK. To make an appointment, use ePACK at (also, please keep in mind that ePACK only shows results for available appointments over a two-week time span).
If you are having difficulties scheduling an appointment please email Kristina Platt at
Need help in a hurry? Looking for other services and resources the Career Development Center has to offer?
Visit our Virtual Drop-In Hours Monday – Friday from 1pm – 3pm. Just follow the directions in this link to meet with a counselor!
Access our tailored resources on the Career Development Center’s website, such as the campus Career Guide, the Career Identity ProgramPack Pros Professional Development Series, and other career-specific events located under the “Workshops” section of the “Events” option on the ePACK homepage.
Continue learning, expanding your experience, and sharpening your skills with these professional development opportunities below!
During March, we provided a series of 5 career-related events targeted directly to students in the College of Sciences. Total combined attendance for the series was over 130 participants!
During some of these events links and contact information from the panelists and/or recruiters were shared. This folder contains those links and contact information. In addition, the How to Grad School panel was recorded and the video is in this folder for those who were not able to attend.

See Content Here

Many students come into the University of Notre Dame’s ESTEEM Graduate Program feeling restless and boxed in by the career choices laid out in front of them, but full of energy to create a better world and make an impact. For this reason, ESTEEM emphasizes the action of entrepreneurship, not just the study of it. ESTEEM allows students with technical backgrounds to explore the world of business and entrepreneurship, learning how to combine their current skills with new ones to make an impact fixing things that matter.
See below for a number of additional materials on the program:
Contact Kyle Williams ( to learn more.
Starting Salary Projections Positive for the Class of 2021
The average starting salary projections for all reported categories of majors for Class of 2021 bachelor’s degree graduates show increases, albeit some of them are on the smaller side, according to NACE’s Winter 2021 Salary Survey.

Pacific Medical Training Scribe Academy

Learn What Medical Scribing
Can Do for Your Career
All Experience Levels Welcome!
  • 3-week course puts you to work faster
  • Flexible hours allow you to stay focused on coursework
  • Experience may strengthen med school applications
Contact: Terry Strassel-
Learn More Here
Internship Opportunities
Our summer internship program empowers students to tackle meaningful projects and shape their career aspirations. We welcome students from all backgrounds to join us for this opportunity!
As an intern, you’ll receive:
  • Professional development
  • Meaningful project work
  • Networking opportunities
  • Senior leadership meet and greets
  • Weekly lunch and learns
  • Community service day
  • Social events with your peers
Apply Now!
Virtual Events
Blockchain “Dinner & Discussion” – UNC, Duke & NC State
Tuesday, April 6th at 5:30-6:30 PM EST
Accenture invites you to attend this “Lunch & Learn” style event for students in the Triangle area! Join Accenture and hear one of our experts talk about Blockchain and how it’s relevant to all of us! You’ll also have an opportunity to meet some of the Accenture team and have lunch on us.
Invitation only – register here to receive the session link. We look forward to meeting you!
Virtual Study Break: Yoga Anyone?
Wednesday, April 21st at 5:30-6:30 PM EST
Join us for a Virtual Yoga Session as you prep for Exam Studying! Wednesday 4/21. Sign up here.

Login to ePACK to find your next opportunity! If you’re thinking about getting a summer internship or a full-time role starting in May, the time to start searching is NOW!
Some Current Postings
Earth Sciences
Offshore Wind Graduate Program | Ocean Winds | FT Undergraduate & Graduate
Marine Mammal Conservation Internship | Whale and Dolphin Conservation | FT Temporary
Pre-Health (Lot’s of Postings!)
Wellness Services Coordinator | Avance Care | FT/PT Undergraduate & Graduate
Clinical Assistant | Primary Medical Care | FT Undergraduate & Graduate
Summer Camp EMT | Eagle’s Nest Foundation | FT Temporary
R&D Intern Summer 2021 | ABB | FT Undergraduate & Graduate
Applied Mathematics
John M. Belk Impact Fellowship | The Hunt Institute | PT Undergraduate
Data Analyst | John Deere | PT Undergraduate

Interview with Professor Alice Lee from NCSU’s Pack Proficiencies Series
Article by Samantha Rich
NC State Career Development Center’s career podcast featuring special guests and relevant career conversations
A program designed to help students connect majors and careers with their strengths, values, and personality. Live-virtual and self-paced digital versions available.
Resource to aid students with creating resumes and cover letters, prepping for interviews, and more.
“It’s our best hits album.” – Wes Wade
A (free) comprehensive career search tool from the federal government utilizing statistics from the Bureau of Labor statistics–O*NET has been a resources since 1998!