Coming Soon: Biomedical & Life Sciences Career Fair
by UPenn Career Services Staff
When: Wednesday 30th September, 1-4pm
Where: Smilow Center for Translational Research – Commons/auditorium
Find the next step along your career path at the Biomedical & Life Sciences Career Fair – it is the only one at Penn organized just for STEM PhD students and postdocs! Representatives from 33 employers are coming to campus to speak with you. Career fairs are helpful to you no matter what stage you are at in your postdoc at Penn.
We are very excited to have such a great selection of employers attending this fair, representing industry and alternative careers that value your STEM knowledge and experience. Employers are seeking postdocs for positions in research and development, consulting, medical communications, data science/analytics, tech transfer, market research, policy, and more. Employers who have already registered include:
Biotech & Pharma: J&J, GSK, BD, Pfizer, Regeneron, LifeSensors
Research: WuXi AppTec, USDA, FDA, CHOP, the Henry M. Jackson Foundation, Contact Singapore
Consulting: Huron Consulting Group, Putnam Associates, Alcimed, BluePrint Research Group, Insight Strategy Advisors, Windrose Consulting Group, Deloitte Consulting, The Dedham Group, C1 Consulting
Medical communications: MedErgy HealthGroup, Nucleus Global, BGB Group, Ethos Health Communications
Tech transfer: Penn Center for Innovation, Riverside Law, Global Prior Art
Data analytics and market research: Tessella, Adelphi Research Global
Teaching: Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation
Policy and scientific associations: AAAS, AACR
It is very satisfying to see that Penn PhD students and postdocs find their next job through contacts they made at this career fair each year. Many employers bring Penn alumni and former Penn postdocs back as representatives for this event, and this is a great opportunity for you to listen to the advice they have for you.
Find more information on who can attend, and to see up-to-date lists of registered employers and the schedule of employer information sessions given during the career fair, please check this page on a regular basis: www.vpul.upenn.edu/careerservices/careerfair/biofairstudents.php. You might also enjoy reading about how to take advantage of career fairs even when you are not actively looking for a job: https://ulife.vpul.upenn.edu/careerservices/blog/2015/08/13/what-graduate-studentspostdocs-need-to-do-at-career-fairs/.
(Stay tuned to the BPC Newsletter, where we will have follow-up coverage of the Career Fair!)