Biotech Industry Researcher Series: The Job Talk

Note: Registration required (click HERE to register)

Learning outcomes:

By the end of this workshop you will:

  • Have strategies to prepare for an industry job talk
  • Understand how the job talk fits into the context of the interview
  • How to structure your presentation and how much “academic science” to include
  • Who to expect to be your audience and what the biotech / pharma industry is REALLY looking for.

Presenter:  Thi Nguyen, PhD, Associate Dean for Graduate Career and Professional Development, Washington University in St. Louis

Dr. Thi Nguyen has coached graduate students and postdocs who got job offers for Scientist and non-scientific positions in Big Pharma, start-ups and tech companies like Google’s Verily.

 A light lunch will be served; you must register in advance.

*This workshop is for UCSF students and postdocs only.

 Other programs in this series:  (must register separately for each date)

July 10, 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.:  Job hunting for an Industry Researcher position 

July 14, 1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.:  Networking for an Industry Researcher position

July 18, 9:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.: Resumes for an Industry Researcher position 

July 21, 1:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.: Interviewing for an Industry Researcher position

July 28, 10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.: Compensation and Negotiation for an Industry Researcher position (MH 1401-1402), no registration required.

Wednesday, July 26, 2017 at 12:00pm to 1:00pm

Genentech Hall, Genentech Hall Auditorium
600 16th St, San Francisco, CA 94158

Event Type



Students, Postdocs


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