Preparing Scientists for Industry Careers
This four-part, free, online career development workshop will provide you with interactive experiences and guidance as you prepare to move beyond academia and pursue your career, and an opportunity to network with industry representatives!
With an increasing number of available jobs shifting from academia to industry settings, understanding the skills necessary to compete for and succeed in an industry position is critical.
held 3:00 PM – 7:00 PM EST each day:
May 18th, 2023 (Day 1) : Business of Science
May 19th, 2023 (Day 2): Communications for Scientists
May 22nd, 2023 (Day 3): Project Management
May 23rd, 2023 (Day 4): Networking for Success
In addition, representatives from each of the sponsors will share hiring opportunities during the workshops on designated days.
Details of the events
Who should attend? This workshop series is for graduate students, doctoral candidates and post-docs looking for professional guidance as they pursue their careers. Participants may still be enrolled in their professional programs or recent graduates.
Date and Format: The entire virtual workshop will take place over the course of four half-day sessions over 2 weeks starting May 18, and includes several virtual networking opportunities with representatives from sponsor companies throughout the program. Students are expected to attend the majority of sessions. If your schedule conflicts with the workshop schedule, please notify Srikant Iyer, PhD, firstname.lastname@example.org, for arrangements to be made.
Registration: There is no cost to participate in the workshop due to the generous support of Bristol Myers Squibb, but registration is required to receive course materials.
Benefits: As part of attending all the four-part workshops, you will (1) receive access to Flamingo – the virtual career coach, to help guide you through the job search process, (2) access to network of industry professionals, and (3) certificate of completion.
Brought to you by Life Science Washington and Bristol-Myers Squibb