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Claire Mann '12

Intramural Research Training Award (IRTA) at the National Institutes of Health

Neuroscience Major
Key milestones?

“The CC Career Center was incredibly helpful in helping me network with these people. When it came down to it, though, I applied to all the labs without having any real 'connections.' Don't let the fact that your dad's best friend's wife doesn't work for some big lab or a big nonprofit limit you. CC looks great on a resume and you'll be able to find a job even without an 'in.'

Benefits of the CC experience?

“The Block Plan also greatly mimics how the real-world work transpires—that is, having one project for several weeks, a crunch time, then a lighter “break” time (though nothing beats block breaks).”