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A 4-Step Guide to Starting a Career in Sustainability for Undergraduates

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By now you’ve probably noticed that there aren’t too many jobs out there with the words “entry level” and “sustainability” in the title, huh?  Don’t get too mad at COVID, it’s not the pandemic’s fault (although it certainly isn’t helping).  The truth is, there never have been that many entry level “sustainability” positions out there. 

That’s most likely because a lot of titled sustainability roles tend to start around mid-career level and require things like:

2016 Amgen Scholars by the Numbers

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A decade ago, the Amgen Foundation announced its commitment to educating the next generation of scientists through the new Amgen Scholars Program. Since then, the program has grown in numerous ways, expanding to 17 host institutions in the U.S., Europe and Japan and opening doors for more undergraduates across the globe.

According to new applicant and participant data on the 2016 program, of the 5,123 students who applied in 2016, only about 7% or 359 students were accepted.

University of Cambridge and the Amgen Foundation Inspire Future Science Leaders at Unique Europe Symposium

Leading Scientists Share Insights With More Than 100 Science Students From 25 Countries
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CAMBRIDGE, UK, 5 September 2016 /3BL Media/ - Top scientific minds from across Europe will descend on the University of Cambridge September 5-6, as the Amgen Scholars Europe Symposium brings together leading scientists and 101 star pupils from 59 colleges and universities across 25 countries to exchange ideas and experiences gleaned from a unique summer research placement initiative.

Apply to be an Amgen Scholar at Harvard University

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Harvard University

PROGRAM DATES
June 6 - August 12, 2016

APPLICATION DEADLINE
February 1, 2016

Apply to be an Amgen Scholar

Applications to be an Amgen Scholar are provided by and processed at each participating host institution. Follow the link above to find this institution’s application.

2014 Amgen Scholars Alumni Impact

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Former Amgen Scholars are now pursuing advanced degrees in science or performing in careers in industry and academia. View more about our alumni on the Amgen Scholars website. Also, check out the full Amgen Scholars Program 2014 Annual Report.

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Amgen Scholars Program 2014 Annual Report

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The Amgen Scholars Program provides hundreds of young scientists across the globe with access to cutting-edge scientific research experiences at leading educational institutions through a 12-year, $50-million commitment from the Amgen Foundation. Since 2006, the Amgen Scholars Program has provided those engaging, hands-on opportunities for more than 2,500 undergraduates from across the United States and Europe. The experience has been deeply transformative for many Scholars, as is evident by their stories and their trajectories on to scientific degree programs and careers.

Meet the Amgen Scholars of 2015

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When most undergrads think back on ‘summer vacations’, they may associate them with sleeping in late, heading to the beach and spending free time watching Netflix.

Undergraduates Rank the American Cancer Society in the Top 50 Most Ideal Employers

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(3BL Media) June 7, 2012 - Recently, the employer branding firm, Universum, released the results of their survey of nearly 60,000 undergraduate students designed to reveal the most attractive employers among U.S. undergraduates.

The American Cancer Society has been named one of the Top 50 Most Ideal Employers – for the third year in a row.  This year the Society was ranked at 39, up from our 2011 ranking of 48. And, the Society was ranked in the Top 10 for undergraduates in the field of humanities, liberal arts, and education.

Deloitte Hosts College Students in Alternative Spring Break Program; Globe Advisors Report West Coast Clean Economy is Job Creator - CSR Minute for March 20, 2012

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The CSR Minute is your daily video digest of the most relevant Corporate Social Responsibility news of the day. Our team of 3BL Media correspondents tracks the global world of corporate social responsibility to bring you coverage of the most important announcements, initiatives, issues, trends, ideas, and breaking news.

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The CSR Minute is your daily video digest of the most relevant Corporate Social Responsibility news of the day. Our team of 3BL Media correspondents tracks the global world of corporate social responsibility to bring you coverage of the most important announcements, initiatives, issues, trends, ideas, and breaking news.

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