Thursday, September 16, 2010

Careers in Biotech and Biopharma for Women

If you're a woman living in the Boston area, you may want to attend this event if you're interested in working in the biotechnology or pharmaceutical industry:

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)

Event Details:
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.
Learning Objectives:
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

Agenda:
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

Event Date:
Tuesday, September 21, 2010

Eligibility:
Event is open to both HBA members and non-members

LOCATION
Alnylam Pharmaceuticals
300 Third St, 3rd Floor
Cambridge, MA 02142
617-551-8200

Learn more here.

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