Wednesday, June 15, 2016
The ASBMB-BEST Careers in Industry webinar slides are now available for download at: www.asbmb.org. Attendees from 26 states and three countries were mostly graduate students and postdocs (37% each). 88% rated the webinar as good or excellent, with the most comments indicating they liked the Q&A session and panelists' advice the best.
Alumna Yue Geng, director of business development at BioDuro; Andrea Gray, a biomedical engineer staff fellow at the Food and Drug Administration; and Ian Tomlinson, senior fellow in Dow Water and Process Solutions & Dow Microbial Control shared their perspectives and experiences as they transitioned from academia to their current career.
Susan Englehart from Rutgers set the stage with an introduction into the myriad possibilities available to PhDs.
What can you be with a graduate degree?
Skills critical to success
Tips for the career search journey
Susi Varvayanis, Senior Director of the Cornell BEST Program moderated the questions and provided a summary of the main points.
Don't miss the second installment in the ASBMB-BEST webinar series, "Charting a Course to Career Success" on July 20. Register now!
Since over 80% of the webinar survey respondents indicated they would most like to learn about descriptions of different research career paths available within industry, please refer to a recent speaker at Cornell from Novartis who shared his slides which include information on some career paths within research and also in management. Click here.