Career Library

BioSci Careers is the only career center on campus allowing you to check out career and professional development books. Our books and online resources highlight a wide range of career topics, including career exploration, transitions, job sectors, professional development, and preparation for jobs in Academic, Biotechnology, Healthcare and many other sectors relevant to our PhD/MD/MS students and postdoctoral trainees.


We are pleased to announce two different ways to access book resources:

Online Career Library

Per popular demand, we now offer online books through the Career Library.

Lane Library

To access hard copy books, visit ( To find titles:

  • Search “BioSci Careers” on Lane Search
  • OR searching the “Course Reserves” section linked on the main page of the Lane Library website
  • complete a Basic Search for items from the Course: “BioSci Careers 000: SoM Career Center”


Digital Resources

The following online resources are available to Stanford University students, trainees, staff and faculty.  They provide career overviews, application samples, company details, job/internship postings and advice to both US and international job seekers and aid in the exploration of potential career fields.


Case Questions Interactive

For those planning a career in consulting, this interactive site provides case drills, interview tips and resume samples as a supplement to those found in the book: Case in Point (available in BioSci Careers resource library).

PhD and Postdoc Career Guide

No matter what your career of choice may be, this guide provides an overview of basic transitions strategies from application samples and development tips, to interview and self-marketing strategies.

Handshake, Biosciences

Looking for jobs and internships tailored specifically to your skills and interests? Handshake houses these resources and also allows you to set up 1:1 appointments with counselors and coaches.

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