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This workshop is for current or former UCSF students and postdocs only.

Part A (10 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.): Introduction to the Industry Job Market

Presenter: Bill Lindstaedt, Associate Vice Chancellor, Career Advancement, International and Postdoctoral Services (CAIPS)

Many students and postdocs say, "I'm going to 'industry' when I finish my training". But what does that really mean? We will present a classification and description of industry careers that will help you learn about your industry options and what you must do to prepare for them. Then we will teach you specific strategies for finding job postings for research positions in industry, locating names and contact info for scientists who can help you, and getting your application in the hands of scientists who will advance your application.

Lunch break 11:30 a.m. - 12 p.m.

Part B (12 p.m. - 1 p.m.): Industry Research Panel

Panelists: Research scientists at Genentech, Merck, and Teva Pharmaceuticals who are UCSF alums

Learn more about what researcher positions in industry look like and how to get them. Mike Matrone, PhD, Program Director, PhD Career and Professional Development will facilitate this panel with general questions. There will be time for open Q&A so bring your own questions too!

Part C (1 p.m. - 2 p.m.): Business Development Panel

Panelists: Business development professionals at different sized companies who are UCSF alums

Learn more about what business development positions in industry look like and how to get them. Mike Matrone, PhD, Program Director, PhD Career and Professional Development will facilitate this panel with general questions. There will be time for open Q&A so bring your own questions too!

 

Other programs in this series (register separately, attendance at previous sessions is not required):

Friday, January 17, 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. (Mission Bay): Navigating the application to your career in industry

Wednesday, January 22, 12:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. (Parnassus): Navigating the application to your career in industry

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