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The Iowa Institute of Human Genetics (IIHG) holds Careers in Human Genetics Information Days to expose students interested in learning more about career opportunities in genetics. This opportunity is a great way for students to discuss first hand different careers in genetics and ask questions in a small group setting. During the session, students may meet with a core lab director, bioinformatician, genetic counselor, research scientist, lab manager/lab compliance director, medical geneticist, and molecular geneticists. Discussions will include the education and training required for each position, and descriptions of the daily activities for each position.
High school students, undergraduate students, recent graduates, or teachers wishing to learn more about careers in human genetics. Enrollment is limited to 20 participants per session. If your group is larger than 10 students please contact the firstname.lastname@example.org.
These programs are usually offered four times a year. Please contact email@example.com for additional details and availability. 2014-2015 Session dates include:
Schedules include discussions with discussions with a variety of IIHG staff from different disciplines within the genetics field as well as facility tours.
The Iowa Institute of Human Genetics is located on the campus of the University of Iowa in Iowa City. Students will be provided location details upon registration.
If you or your students are interested in attending, we encourage you to register online using the link below. Please send any questions you may have to firstname.lastname@example.org.