What’s Your Next Step? Paths from College to a Career in Science
for students in the Life Sciences
Friday, Feb 6, 2015 | 1:00 – 3:00pm | TEC-SMART (345 Hermes Road, Malta, NY 12020)
This event will provide an opportunity for students in the Life Sciences to learn from senior members of scientific organizations located in the Capital Region about career objectives and goals. The focus of the event will be Speed Mentoring Roundtable discussions during which mentors and students will discuss various career paths and career objectives.
Mentor panel: introductions and brief discussion of career paths or Keynote speaker: “How I arrived where I am today!”
Speed Mentoring Roundtable discussions: discuss career paths and career objectives with different mentors and answer questions for students.
Networking and refreshments
Round Table Topics:
The Academic Career Path: The Entrepreneurial Spirit, Sridar V. Chittur, PhD, MBA, Center for Functional Genomics, SUNY Albany
Working in Industry Laboratories: Making Science a Career
Making Science Happen: Non-traditional Careers in Science, James F. Grabowski, Ph.D., Albany Molecular Research Inc. (AMRI)
The Business of Science: Making a Difference
Getting the Job: It’s Self-marketing, Jennifer Preville, Albany Molecular Research Inc. (AMRI)
Students FREE | Register
Light refreshments will be served
In an effort to defray costs (there will be no charge for students to attend), we are asking for area companies to consider sponsoring this event, at a minimal cost.
Supporting Sponsorship: $150
**Recognition from the podium
**Company logo on event flyer
**Display of marketing materials at event
Click here for Sponsorship Form.
Questions: please contact Karin Kasparian at 465-8975, x253.