Thursday, September 16, 2010
Careers in Biotech and Biopharma for Women
HBA = Healthcare Businesswomen's Association
WIS = Women in Science
HBA Boston- WIS-Careers in Biotech and Biopharma: New Opportunities for Scientists, Sept. 21, 2010
Sep 21, 2010 5:30PM - Sep 21, 2010 9:30PM
(GMT-05:00) Eastern Time (US & Canada)
This event is designed to inform the audience about the wide avenue of alternative career opportunities that exist in the biotechnology and pharmaceutical industries. Representatives from leading Biotech/Pharma companies will share their experiences, identify skill sets needed, and discuss their journey to their current positions. Participants will have four 15-minute cycles to discuss how their current skill sets may apply to various job functions, and how to establish a path to a new career.
A sampling of the career alternatives to be presented includes:
Research & Development, Pre-Clinical Development, Product Development in Diagnostics and Research Tools, Process Development & Manufacturing, Business Development, Project & Program Management, Data Management, Translational Medicine, Regulatory Affairs, Medical Science Liaison, Technical and Medical Writing, Human Resources for Scientists, Licensing & Technology Transfer, Competitive Intelligence, Clinical Operations, and Commercial Operations
Also, an opportunity to network before and after the event will allow participants time for further connections and potential follow up opportunities.
1. Learn how scientific training can apply to new career paths within various areas of the Biotechnology and Pharmaceutical industry
2. Learn about alternate career paths from subject matter expert experiences
2. Identify key skill sets needed for career development
3. Learn about challenges and rewards of pursuing alternate career pathways
5:30 – 6:00 PM Registration/Networking
6:00 – 6:15 PM Welcome/Opening Remarks
6:15 – 8:00 PM Program
8:00 – 8:30 PM Q&A/Closing Remark/Evaluations
Tuesday, September 21, 2010
Event is open to both HBA members and non-members
300 Third St, 3rd Floor
Cambridge, MA 02142
Learn more here.