If you are interested in a career in industry, do you understand the drug development process? Start with this excellent blog from Biotech Primer that explains it in clear terms.
The BEST Program provides opportunities on a regular basis for trainees to invite and interact with industry speakers and engage with panelists in career panel discussions. See the events section of the website, or submit your own idea for industry interaction. Are you interested in new product innovation, quality control, project management, product life cycles, or good lab practices? The BEST Program can connect you with existing resources to help you find out more.
Many leadership and management courses are available at Cornell and are open to graduate students and postdoctoral scholars. Some of them are listed here and the most relevant ones are highlighted. In addition, the Office of Postdoctoral Studies offers leadership training courses.
Internships, Fellowships... BESTernships!
We will post relevant opportunities to the BEST LinkedIn Group as we learn about them. Please request to join by clicking on the LinkedIn logo at the top right of this page. Zoetis, Proctor and Gamble, and ProSky are recent examples. The BEST Program can facilitate finding the right fit for your aspirations, expand your horizons, and encourage you to think outside the box.