Caleb McKinneyCaleb C. McKinney, Ph.D. is the Assistant Dean of Graduate and Postdoctoral Training & Development. He oversees the Office of Career Strategy and Professional Development (CSPD) for Biomedical Graduate Education at Georgetown University. Dr. McKinney is a biomedical research scientist with a research career that has spanned over a decade, culminating in ten peer-reviewed publications.

He graduated from Cornell University with a B.S. in Biology and a minor in Applied Economics and Management. He graduated from New York University with a Ph.D. in microbiology. During his postdoctoral fellowship at the National Institutes of Health, he was on several training committees and managed a cadre of professional development programs for research trainees.

At Georgetown, Dr. McKinney develops career exploration and professional leadership training programs as well as provides individualized career-related assistance to BGE students seeking a wide range of biomedical careers.  He hopes to help students develop positive outlooks and professional strategies that align with their individual experiences, passions and goals. Outside of work, Caleb is a huge advocate of wellness and physical fitness. He loves to exercise and develop new healthy recipes. Though he may have left the lab bench, his scientific creativity continues to pour out in the kitchen!

 


Julia SosenkoJulia Sosenko is the Career Management Specialist for the BGE Office of Career Strategy and Professional Development at Georgetown University. Julia graduated from the University of Maryland, College Park with a B.S. in Environmental Science and Policy and a minor in Spanish Language and Literature.

After graduating, Julia began working in the Career Management department of The Advisory Board Company, a firm that partially focuses on healthcare consulting and best practice research. In her time there, she reviewed applicants’ resumes, conducted behavioral phone interviews, and traveled to college campuses for career fairs and face-to-face interviews.

Julia is excited to now be able to help Georgetown students showcase their many skills to employers. Outside of work, she enjoys going to Body Flow classes (a mix of Yoga, Thai Chi, and Pilates,) Thai food, cooking with friends, and hiking.