College of Science
Explore Science in Morocco during Spring Break
Join the College of Science Global Dialogues Program
The CoS Career Specialist Is Available To Help You
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COSINE - Free Tutoring Program
Learn Beyond the Classroom and Score Some Points
WISP Tutoring
Campus Events
DURI Projects
for Spring 2022 Student Applications Being Accepted
Job Opportunity with Travel & Leisure Company
Steps to Leaps for Students - Student Discussion and Dialogue

OUR - Office of Undergraduate Research
Fall Undergrad Research Expo
Undergraduate Research Society of Purdue
Questions about the Newsletter email
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, 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. 
Morocco Study Abroad
For More Information Please Contact:
Natasha Harris Program Lead
College of Science Global Dialogues Program
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- 

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COSINE - Free Tutoring Program
Learn Beyond the Classroom
Score Some Points
  • 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 2022 graduates: remember that you must have completed the program by the end of January 2022 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!

If you have questions, contact LBC at

WISP Tutoring
Campus Events

Discovery Park Announces DURI projects
for Spring 2022
Student Applications Being Accepted

Discovery Park has posted new research projects for Spring 2022 as part of the Discovery Park Undergraduate Research Internship (DURI). The DURI program provides opportunities for undergraduate students to work with faculty on cutting-edge research in the areas of global security, health and sustainability. Solutions will be researched by combining faculty and students with two or more distinct disciplinary strengths in each faculty-defined project.

Undergraduates can see the current list of DURI projects and apply for the spring session on the DURI website. The student application deadline is Nov. 12. Faculty project supervisors will then review all eligible student applications before making final selections. Students will be notified of their acceptance after that date with a target of Nov. 24.
Job Opportunity with Travel & Leisure Company
At Wyndham Destinations our mission is simple: to put the world on vacation. With a spirit of caring, creativity and fun, our teams help families and friends create memories that last a lifetime. As the world’s largest vacation ownership company and part of Travel + Leisure Co., we’re shaping the future of the travel industry.

We are currently recruiting for an Inventory Management & Pricing Analyst position. The position involves overseeing a portfolio of inventory (territory) and ensuring that inventory is priced to reflect supply and demand. The analyst will be responsible for implementing strategies that drive inventory utilization and maximize yields.

Please see the full job posting here.
Steps to Leaps for Students
Student Discussion and Dialogue - Learning From The Leadership and Professional Development Initiative

The Leadership & Professional Development Initiative (LPDI) is a campus-wide framework for intentionally developing students' leadership and professional development knowledge and skills. This is an office dedicated to one of the Steps to Leaps pillar. Come learn all of the many programs that support Leadership and Professional Development at Purdue and how you can find support to develop and grow as a leader

When: Thursday, November 18, 2021 4:00 - 4:30 pm

Click here to RSVP

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Fall Undergrad Research Expo - Virtual
The virtual Fall Undergraduate Research Expo is Nov. 15 - 22, 2021. This annual event is Purdue's celebration of undergraduate research with presentations from all disciplines at Purdue. Watch the presentations to learn what projects are being conducted by undergrads.

If you are seeking research positions, we highly encourage you to plan to watch the presentations for this fall and read past abstracts to learn who has served as research mentors to past undergraduates.
Undergraduate Research Society of Purdue
Building Relationships with Mentor & Current Researcher Panel
Split meeting based on what you are interested in.

When: Monday, November 15, 2021
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