ASHG Career Development Department
Join us for ASHG’s Virtual Career Coaching Sessions on October 12, 2021!
Melanie Sinche will be providing one-on-one CV/resume counseling sessions. Each one-on-one session is 15 minutes in duration, and is available on a first-come, first-serve basis.
Melanie Sinche currently serves as the Interim Assistant Dean for Academic Affairs, the Director of the Career Development Center, and the Executive Director of the Women’s Leadership Center at the University of Saint Joseph (USJ) in West Hartford, Connecticut, where she works with university undergraduate and graduate students to help them achieve their career goals. Prior to joining USJ, she served as Director of Education at The Jackson Laboratory for Genomic Medicine in Farmington, CT, developing programs for undergraduates, graduate students, and postdoctoral scholars and assisting all trainees with career transitions. Melanie is the author of Next Gen PhD: A Guide to Career Paths in Science, published by Harvard University Press in August 2016. While working on Next Gen PhD, she served as a Senior Research Associate in the Labor and Worklife Program at the Harvard Law School, where she conducted survey research on careers for PhDs in science. She also served as the Founding Director of the FAS Office of Postdoctoral Affairs at Harvard University, held the same position at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, and served as a consultant to the National Institutes of Health in building the first NIH Career Center for over 9,000 intramural trainees. Melanie began her career as a graduate student peer advisor in the University of Michigan’s Career Center and is thrilled to be returning to Ann Arbor after all these years.
Melanie received her Bachelor's degree from Colgate University, and graduate degrees from the University of Michigan and North Carolina State University. She is a National Certified Counselor with a career development focus on PhDs.
Career Opportunities can be found at the ASHG Career Center. Date:
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