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Thinking Biotech? Career Fair Coming Soon

Posted Tuesday, 11 September 2012

As the fall recruiting season begins, the GSAS Harvard Biotechnology Club is hosting two upcoming events to put PhDs, MDs, and postdocs from across the life sciences in touch with leading employers in relevant industries.

On Thursday, September 13, from 2:30-4 p.m., “Making the Most of the Harvard Biotechnology Club’s Career Fair: Resumes and Networking Strategies” will be held in the Cannon Room on the first floor of Building C on the HMS Quad. In the first half of the workshop, Laura Stark Malisheski of the Office of Career Services for the Faculty of Arts and Sciences will share her tips on how to tailor resumes to different types of PhD-level nonacademic positions. In the workshop’s second half, candidates will learn how to effectively introduce themselves to potential employers and make the most of their time at the HBC career fair. RSVP to the workshop by This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. with “workshop” in the subject line.

The career fair itself will occur on Thursday, September 25, from 1-5 p.m. in the third floor rotunda of HMS’s New Research Building. Participating companies include industry leaders in consulting (BCG, Clarion, Decision Resources, Health Advances, LEK Consulting, McKinsey & Company, Putnam Associates), patent law (Clark & Elbing, Global Prior Art, Inc., Hamilton Brook Smith Reynolds, Wolf Greenfield), and pharmaceuticals (Biogen Idec, Pfizer). Registration is free for Harvard students and Harvard-affiliated postdoctoral fellows, $20 for non-Harvard students, and $40 for professionals.