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- 


Online Career Resources

CoS Career Webinars
Missed the CoS Career Webinars? 

Go here for the recordings. 

Marketing Yourself
Tuesday, Sept. 8, 2020
5-6 p.m. Virtual

Career Fair Prep
Tuesday, Sept. 8, 2020
6:30 - 7:30 p.m. Virtual

Resume 101
Wednesday, Sept. 9, 2020
5 - 6 p.m. Virtual

Cover Letters & Personal Statements
Wednesday, Sept. 9, 2020
6:30 - 7:30 p.m. Virtual

Internship & Research Panel

Explore Lab - What can I do with a major in Biology

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Learning Beyond The Classroom
  • Use Learning Beyond the Classroom as a roadmap for figuring out the activities in which to participate.
  • Would you like to attend a conference, study abroad, or participate in another LBC activity for which you need some funding?  Submit an LBC grant application.
  • Graduating in May 2021? The LBC Certificate must be completed by the beginning of the spring semester. Plan ahead!
  • Not enrolled in Learning Beyond the Classroom (LBC)? Enroll today!
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:
Oct 6, 7:00 PM EDT Rebecca Nagle,  Writer, Activist, host of This Land podcast
Oct 7, 7:30 PM EDT Eduardo Bonilla-Silva, sociologist, author of Racism Without Racists
Oct 15, 7:00 PM EDT THE PROMISE OF A JUST AMERICA: A PANEL DISCUSSION with Michael Steele, Ana Navarro, Amy Holmes and Juan Williams

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