Session Format

Panel discussions will run for 90 minutes with additional time provided for an extended session and post-panel session networking. A printable Agenda can be found here

Saturday November 2nd

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

  • Registration - Alumni Hall


10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

  • There's a Pill for That: Careers in the Pharmaceutical Industry - Farkas Auditorium
     
  • Working for Your Uncle: Careers in the U.S. Government - Berman Lecture Hall

  •  Get the Message Out: Careers in Science Communications - Smilow Seminar Room

  • Workshop - Career Satisfaction - Smilow MPR

 

11:30 PM - 1:00 PM : Lunch


1:00 PM - 2:30 PM 

  • It’s in Our DNA: Careers in Biotechnology - Farkas Auditorium 
     
  • Science Administration: It's Not Just Paperwork -  Berman Lecture Hall

  • Journaling: Careers in Publishing and Editing - Smilow Seminar Room
     
  • Workshop - Relationship Skills - Smilow MPR

 

2:30 PM - 3:00 PM : Coffee Break


3:00 PM - 4:30 PM

  • Getting to the Dark Side: Preparing for a Career in Industry  - Farkas Auditorium

  • For What It's Worth: The Business of Science - Berman Lecture Hall
     
  • Let Me Explain: Careers in Science Journalism - Smilow Seminar Room

  • Workshop - Networking - Smilow MPR

 

5:00 PM - 6:00 PM

  • KEYNOTE ADDRESS: Report from NIH Division of Training, Workforce Development and Diversity.
    Alison Hall, PhD,
    Deputy Director - Division of Training, Workforce Development, and Diversity at NIH - Farkas Auditorium



Sunday November 3rd

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

  • Registration - Alumni Hall


10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

  • Getting to the Other Side of the Bench: Faculty Positions in Academia - Farkas Auditorium 
     
  • Finding Yourself Abroad: International Careers - Berman Lecture Hall
     
  • Guiding Lights: Careers in Science Policy - Smilow Seminar Room
     
  • Workshop - Putting Your Best Foot Forward-Skills for Successful Interviews - Smilow MPR

 

11:30 PM - 1:00 PM : Lunch


1:00 PM - 2:30 PM

  • A Penny for Yours Thoughts: Careers in Consulting - Farkas Auditorium 
     
  • From the Bench to the Boardroom: PhD Entrepreneurs Share their Lessons Learned - Berman Lecture Hall
     
  • So Let It Be Written: Careers in Science Writing  - Smilow Seminar Room
     
  • Workshop - Writing Winning Fellowships - "Know Your Fs" - Smilow MPR
     

2:30 PM - 3:00 PM : Coffee Break

3:00 PM - 4:30 PM

  • Workshop: Writing Your Best Resume - Farkas Auditorium 
     
  • Community Chest: Careers in Non-Profits - Berman Lecture Hall  
     
  • What the Future Holds: Careers in Teaching and Education - Smilow Seminar Room

  • Finding the Perfect Postdoc Position - Smilow MPR
     

5:00 PM - 6:00 PM

KEYNOTE ADDRESS: "What Got You Here Won't Get You There"
Phil Clifford, PhD,
Associate Dean, Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences at Medical College of Wisconsin - Farkas Auditorium