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Exploring Careers in Life Science Industries

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PARKING: Parking is not enforces during weekends. Closes parking lot is Gilman Parking Structure. Remember to pay attention to any restrictions to special spaces. TICKETS: Present screenshot on your phone or tablet at check-in. There is no need for paper tickets or to print this confirmation email. CHECK-IN: Check-in begins at 9:30AM. Light breakfast refreshment will be provided while supplies last. DRESS-CODE: Business casual is recommended, but make sure you are comfortable --- no need to wear suites, ties, or fancy dresses. Invite a friend you think would benefit from attending this event. Feel free to reply to your confirmation email if you have any questions or calling the do/bio Center, (858) 534-5515 prior to the event date.

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UCSD Price Center West Ballroom B

9500 Gilman Drive

La Jolla, CA 92093

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PARKING: Parking is not enforces during weekends. Closes parking lot is Gilman Parking Structure. Remember to pay attention to any restrictions to special spaces. TICKETS: Present screenshot on your phone or tablet at check-in. There is no need for paper tickets or to print this confirmation email. CHECK-IN: Check-in begins at 9:30AM. Light breakfast refreshment will be provided while supplies last. DRESS-CODE: Business casual is recommended, but make sure you are comfortable --- no need to wear suites, ties, or fancy dresses. Invite a friend you think would benefit from attending this event. Feel free to reply to your confirmation email if you have any questions or calling the do/bio Center, (858) 534-5515 prior to the event date.
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The 2017-2018 Life Sciences Career Series for undergraduate Biology Majors begins with this one-day symposium featuring career presentations and a networking lunch with alumni. Professionals from local biotech companies, like Illumina and Tioga Research Inc., will discuss career paths in industry. Get tips on writing an effective resume and skill development opportunities at UC San Diego.

All undergraduate students in life science studies are highly encouraged to attend.

  • Event Check-in and morning refreshments begin at 9:30AM
  • Welcome and presentations begin at 10:00AM




Program Highlights:

  • Overview of the Life Sciences Industry Career Landscape
  • Working as a Bench Scientist in the Life Sciences Industry
  • What Difference Does a PhD Make in the Life Sciences Industry Career?
  • Sales and Marketing Careers in the Life Sciences Industry
  • Professional Training and Certificate Opportunities through UCSD Extension
  • How to Write an Effective Resume
  • Networking lunch with life sciences industry professionals & UC San Diego alumni from companies like BioLegend, Amgen, Aviva Systems Biology and GNF.

Presenter:

  • Sriya Malladi '12; Technical Applications Scientist at Illumina
  • Dr. John Newsam; Chief Executive Officer at Tioga Research Inc.
  • Pauline Ngo, Sr. Business Development Manager at MilliporeSigma
  • Miller Tran '05, '12; Associate Director at Triton Algae Innovations Ltd.
  • Additional UCSD alumni will be available at the networking lunch



Students who participate in this one-day symposium will be eligible for the following Life Sciences Career Series Events:

  • Exclusive Biotech Company Lab Tours: Winter Quarter 2018
  • Resume Critique Workshops with professionals: January 30 & January 31, 2018; 5:30-7pm
  • Invitation-Only Networking Event with recruiters from life science industry companies who will attend the Career Center's Spring Career Fair: April 11, 2018 3:00pm-4:30pm
  • More details for all above mentioned events will be provided at the symposium




REGISTRATION: Register through Eventbite and pay a $10 registration fee online with a major credit card (begin by clicking the green “Tickets” button, above). Alternatively, you can register in person and pay the $10 registration fee in cash at Biology Undergraduate Student and Instructional Services (USIS, first floor of Pacific Hall room 1128) during regular business hours. Registration will close at 11:59pm Jan. 18, 2018, or when 200 participants have completed their registration, whichever happens first!

PARKING: Parking is not enforces during weekends. Closest parking garage is Gilman Parking Structure. Remember to pay attention to any restrictions to special spaces.

CHECK-IN: Check-in begins at 9:30AM. Light breakfast refreshment will be provided while supplies last.

DRESS-CODE: Business casual is recommended, but make sure you are comfortable --- no need to wear suites, ties, or fancy dresses, jean are absolutely ok.


For questions about registrations and event details please contact the do/bio Center, dobio@ucsd.edu, (858) 534-5515.

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UCSD Price Center West Ballroom B

9500 Gilman Drive

La Jolla, CA 92093

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No Refunds

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