Welcome! OBGE Career & Professional Development takes a holistic, strengths-based approach to career planning and development. It offers an array of tools and services designed to assist students no matter where they are in the career preparation and selection process. OBGE Career & Professional Development offers:

  • Drop-in appointments every Friday, 10:00 am - noon in the OBGE Conference Room, MSRB III
  • Individual career counseling appointments in MSRB III
  • Career selection and planning assistance
  • Group counseling sessions
  • CliftonStrengths assessment and feedback sessions
  • CV, resume, and cover letter reviews
  • Networking advice and training
  • Mock interviews
  • Biomedical PhD-specific career programming
  • Mentoring opportunities 

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For more information, contact:


​Heather Nickel, MA
Senior Career Specialist, Office of Biomedical Graduate Education (OBGE)
DUMC 103855