Careers in Biotech & Pharma Series

Are you considering a career in the bioscience industry? There are so many different types of companies, work environments, and scientific tracks, and having all of these options can be quite overwhelming. OCS has organized a four-part panel/lecture series with bioscience industry professionals to give PhDs and Postdocs a better understanding of this industry and insights into how to prepare!

Mon, Feb 22nd, 5pm: Finding your fit in the bioscience industry
From big pharma to biotech startups and contract research organizations—what type of company is the best fit? Join our industry panelists for a discussion about their career journeys and the advantages and drawbacks of working in different company environments.

Wed, Mar 10th, 3pm: Exploring approaches to developing pharmaceuticals
Charles River Laboratories are excited to present an exciting webinar on exploring approaches to drug discovery and development. The phases of drug development including in vivo pharmacology, drug candidate development and pre-clinical research will be discussed.  Opportunities to meet one-on-one with Charles River Laboratories to discuss ideas and how Charles River can accelerate and support your research programs will be available following the webinar.

Tues, Mar 23rd, 4pm: Career paths in biotech and pharma
Curious about the types of positions available in the bioscience industry? Join industry professionals to hear about their career paths and the different positions they hold at their current companies.

Wed, Apr 7th, TBD: Preparing for the bioscience job search
Hear from recent Yale PhD grads and hiring managers about the process of applying and interviewing for jobs in the bioscience industry. Panelists will also discuss skills and experiences that can help a candidate stand out as they transition to industry.

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By Harini Sadeeshkumar
Harini Sadeeshkumar McDougal Career Fellow Harini Sadeeshkumar