What is BioSci Connect?

BioSci Connect is an online mentoring community for career and life conversations with Biosciences students, trainees, and postdocs. BioSci Connect supports students and trainees to connect with alumni by creating an inviting space to discuss similar interests, backgrounds, challenges and aspirations.

Why BioSci Connect?

Foster meaningful connections and get expert career advice. BioSci Connect allows you to build relationships with numerous mentors and explore different interests and paths with just one or multiple conversations.

Support beyond your career. BioSci Careers takes an holistic approach to trainee support. As such, BioSci Connect encourages mentoring pairs to delve into the academic, personal, and professional factors affecting current training and translating into future careers of choice.

Choose your own path. Ultimately, the choice is yours. You can choose who to connect with, who to hear from, and what you want to do with the plethora of information you have!

How to make the most out of BioSci Connect

Getting started on BioSci Connect is easy and quick! Watch this short video to learn tips for how to get started and make the most out of your experience.

Be active! Once registered, ask questions online, reach out to new people, and check out our resources. Mentors are waiting for you to connect with them. Everyone in our BioSci community is here to support you.

Still unsure, schedule a quick question appointment, or contact biosciconnect@stanford.edu for further support.

Get started on BioSci Connect now!

Getting started is easy. When building your profile, add as much detail as possible so that others can easily see your background and interests. The more detailed your profile, the easier it will be for mentors to address your needs!

Connect with as many mentors as you want. After signing up, you can reach out to as many mentors as you want. BioSci Connect offers suggestions on potential mentors based on your profile, but it also gives the freedom for independent searching and networking! Don't know what to say? No worries! Pre-made templates help you start a conversation based on different topics and areas you want to explore.

Grow your network! The more people you connect with, the more resources you have! BioSci Connect allows you to stay connected with all your mentors via messaging through the platform, email, and video chats.

Have more questions?

See FAQs for answers!

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