Futures in Life Science: Fixing the Post-Doc Dilemma
Over the last decades, a wide gulf has emerged between the number of postdoctoral fellows and the availability of academic faculty positions. For many postdocs, industry offers a promising alternative. Careersin industry can be both exciting and rewarding, offering real world application of cutting edge science and making a beneficial impact upon people’s lives.
• What skills do postdoctoral scientists need to enter the corporate workforce?
• Why isn’t a PhD sufficient, especially to work for companies where science is the fundamental currency of the business?
This interactive program will discuss the career landscape facing postdocs interested in moving into industry.
This session is open and FREE to all post-docs and advanced graduate students, and includes complimentary attendance to the NYBA 22nd Annual Meeting Gala Reception.
NewYorkBIO is the life science trade association of New York, dedicated to the development and growth of New York State-based bioscience-related industries and institutions, and to strengthening the competitiveness of New York State as a premier global location for biotechnology/biomedical research, education and industry.
Through our membership of over 200 bioscience companies, world class research institutes, and related professional services biotechnology professionals are able to access the information, resources and assistance they need to make their ventures a success.