College of Science


Welcome to the College of Science Student Success Scene, a bi-weekly newsletter featuring activities and opportunities especially relevant for science undergraduates. The Science Student Success team is comprised of Terry Ham, International Student Integration and Retention Specialist, Natasha Harris, Associate Director of Science Diversity, Science Diversity, Danielle Sheese, Career Development and Retention Specialist, Laura Starr, Director for Experiential Learning and Student Success, and Connie Kaspar Wise, Associate Director of Science Diversity.

Career Specialist
The CoS Career Specialist Is Available To Help You

Make an appointment through the Boiler Connect system by choosing the following
  • Care Unit: Career / Preprofessional Advising
  • Service: College of Science Career Specialist
  • Reason: Select from Choices
  • Location: CoS Career Services (Virtual)
  • Name: Danielle Sheese
Once an appointment is made a virtual meeting will be set-up.  If you have issues scheduling, please call 765-494-1771 and the receptionist will assist you. 
What Services Does the Career Development Specialist Provide?

  • Career counseling appointments
  • Customized career planning (holistic approach to student marketability at graduation-how do students set themselves apart from other students?)
  • Choosing a major/career path
  • Career assessment interpretation
  • Discover what students can do with their major
  • Discussion of interviewing strategies/mock interviewing & preparation 
  • Job/internship searching-targeted resources
  • Presentations and workshops specifically tailored for College of Science students
  • Networking opportunities with College of Science alumni including (Coffee & Conversation events and SCI 490 Course “Dean’s Leadership Forum”)
  • And more (including website- 

Internship / Research Panel

Online Career Resources

SCI 49000: Dean's Leadership Forum (Online)

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Attention: College of Science Sophomores, Juniors, and Seniors

You are invited to apply for the College of Science Global Dialogues Program.

The program begins January 25, 20

If you would like to:
  • Add value to your Purdue Degree, by transforming the ways you view yourself & the world.
  • Stand out from the crowd.
  • Improve your Cross-cultural communication skills.
The Global Dialogues Program is for you!
For more information and how to apply, contact Terry at:

Learning Beyond The Classroom
  • It is time to update your Learning Beyond the Classroom portfolio and score some points.  You have done lots of experiential learning, so take some time and submit reports on activities already completed.
  • May 2021 graduates: remember that you must have completed the program by the end of January 2021 in order to earn the LBC certificate.
  • If you have submitted a report, check and see if you have been asked to supply more information.  If you find that you have received “0” points on a report, click on your score and you will see what questions you have been asked to answer.  Resubmit your report with the required information so that your LBC points can be updated.
  • Do you need financial support to pursue an experiential learning activity?  Are you going to a conference?  Studying abroad?  Doing community service?  Apply for an LBC grant.  For details on the application process please click  HERE.
  • Not enrolled in Learning Beyond the Classroom (LBC)? Enroll today by clicking HERE!
For more information and to enroll, CLICK HERE
If you have questions, contact LBC at

Free Science Help Center

Campus Events
Upcoming virtual events in the Pursuing Racial Justice series:

Nov 10
, 7:00 Pm EDT BRYAN TERRELL CLARK, actor and singer, recently played Washington in Hamilton

Nov 11
, 7:00 PM EDT A Virtual Seminar with MAHZARIN BANAJI, experimental psychologist, co-author of Blindspot – The Hidden Biases of Good People

DURI Accepting Student Applications

Second Degree Nursing Program - Info Sessions

Cargill Global Scholarships

Rush University