Below you can find our student perspectives about how the Department of Microbiology and Molecular Genetics is committed to having our students be successful in their time here at OSU as well as preparing for a successful career with microbiology.
Please watch these videos over a variety of topics; they are here to assist you!
The Route to Academia
In this video, the Department of Microbiology and Molecular Genetics showcases members of our faculty as they give advice to current students on how to be successful when pursuing a career with academia. Our professors discuss the routes they took to academia here at OSU as well as provide valuable insight into the process of becoming a professor.
Microbiology and the Medical Lab Sciences Program
In this video the Department of Microbiology and Molecular Genetics showcases some current students participating in our medical laboratory sciences program at St. Francis hospital. Our students discuss their experiences in the program as well as ways that a background in microbiology can help them achieve their goals in the world of medical lab sciences.
Veterinary Students and Microbiology
This video illustrates the potential of our students to be admitted to and succeed in Veterinary School. The Department of Microbiology and Molecular Genetics works closely with the College of Veterinary Medicine at OSU to make sure that our students are prepared for the rigors of Vet School, wherever they decide to go upon graduation. Our students discuss our early entry program (early admission and 3+1).
Medical Students and Microbiology
The purpose of this video is to discuss how the Department of Microbiology and Molecular Genetics prepares our students for success in Medical School. We are committed to helping students to prepare for and apply to the medical school of their choice. Our department partners with the OSU College of Medicine in Tulsa for early entry.
The Importance of a Resumé in Microbiology
In this video students in the Department of Microbiology and Molecular Genetics take a look at why it is important to have a resume (curriculum vitae) and how to prepare one. We describe various ways a student can enhance their resume with various options from laboratory skills, study abroad, or extracurricular activities.
Other Careers with Microbiology
This video higlights students who are pursuing a career other than going to professional school. Take a look at this video to learn what else you can do with your degree in Microbiology, from Law to Industry.