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Futures in Life Sciences -Finance, Legal, and Operations
Panel Discussion and Networking Event
Date: November 15th, 2011
Location: MassBio Offices, One Cambridge Center, Cambridge, MA 02142
Time: 5:30pm – 8:00pm
Propel Careers, MassBio, and the MassBioEd have joined together to organize a series of networking and panel events focused on raising awareness of career paths that exist in life sciences for individuals with advanced degrees. This Futures in Life Science program will bring together experts across a wide range of disciplines and functional areas within the life science industry, who will detail their roles and will provide a rich context for the audience to gain a clear understanding of the skills, aptitudes, competencies, and personalities that thrive in their particular functions.
Attendance for this program is open to current graduate students, post doctoral fellows, and medical residents who are interested in careers in the life sciences industry. Space is limited to 100 individuals.
The event will focus on the various career options within the Finance, Legal, and Operations area of the life sciences sector.
5:30pm-6:00pm– Registration and Open Networking
6:00pm-6:10pm – Introductions, Overview, and Recognition of Sponsors
6:10pm-7:30pm – Panel Discussion
Moderator: Daniel W. Young, Ph.D., Patent Agent Wolf Greenfield
§ Kevin Bitterman, Principal, Polaris Venture Partners
§ Irena Melnikova, Director, Prospective and Strategic Initiatives at sanofi-aventis
§ Sandra Glucksmann, Sr. VP Research & Business Operation at Cerulean Pharmaceuticals
§ Marc Recht, Partner, Cooley LLP
§ Denise Aronson, President, Safety Partners, Inc.
7:30pm-8:00pm – Open Networking
When & Where
Propel Careers is a Boston based life sciences search and career development firm founded in 2009 to foster entrepreneurship and to cultivate leaders in the life sciences industry. Propel recognizes the importance of job creation and career development opportunities to the success of the industry as well as to next generation of industry leaders. The mission of Propel Careers is to make connections that fuel innovation, and we do this through placement, networking, coaching and mentorship. To learn more, visit http://www.propelcareers.com.
FALL CALENDAR FOR CAREER DEVELOPMENT SEMINARS:
Sept 10, 2014 - Building a Positive On-Line Personal Brand
Sept 17, 2014 - Looking Your Best on Paper: Resume and Cover Letter Advice
Sept 24, 2014 - Acing the Industry Interview
Oct 1, 2014 - Developing an Effective Job Search Strategy for Non-Academic Careers
Oct 8, 2014 - How to Establish an Efficient Network for Your Career Search
Oct 15, 2014 - Building a Positive On-Line Personal Brand
Oct 22, 2014 - Looking Your Best on Paper: Resume and Cover Letter Advice
Oct 29, 2014 - Acing the Industry Interview
Nov 5, 2014 - Developing an Effective Job Search Strategy for Non-Academic Careers
Nov 12, 2014 - Oct 8, 2014 - How to Establish an Efficient Network for Your Career Search
Nov 19, 2014 - Building a Positive On-Line Personal Brand
Nov 25, 2014 - Looking Your Best on Paper: Resume and Cover Letter Advice - NOTE: DATE CHANGED FROM NOV. 26th
Dec 3, 2014 - Acing the Industry Interview
Dec 10, 2014 - Developing an Effective Job Search Strategy for Non-Academic Careers - NOTE: RESCHEDULED TO TUESDAY, DECEMBER 9th, from 1:30-3:00pm.
Dec 17, 2014 - How to Establish an Efficient Network for Your Career Search
Dec 24, 2014 - Building a Positive On-Line Personal Brand - CANCELLED
Dec 31, 2014 - Looking Your Best on Paper: Resume and Cover Letter Advice - CANCELLED
NOTE: Cancelled events will be rescheduled for Winter, 2015 dates.