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Cynthia
Lawley

Inertia

The end of the year and beginning of the next is always a very crazy time for me.  I have to admit that once I went a month without a blog it was so difficult to come back to it.  Inertia is a very powerful thing.


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Cynthia
Lawley

If You Want Something Done Right, Do it Yourself

I want to rebel against this statement, “If you want something done right, do it yourself.”  I have been noticing it lately, and it has gotten me thinking.  My sense is that this is a martyr¹s statement about self - sufficiency, the sentiment being lauded in a research environment. However, t...


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Virginie
Adam

Networking: you never know who you’ll end up meeting!

With the start of the fall semester at Penn, On-Campus Recruiting has also now swung into action. Various large firms come out here, giving informational talks (i.e. propaganda sessions) about their work and how to become one of the ‘elite’ who join them. The university also hosts a number of Ca...


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Nick
Folger

Another Successful Summit

A big thank you to all of you who participated in our second Virtual Job Summit in early April.  You made it a big success!  Our participating employers were pleased with the quality of the scientists they met.Thanks also to Coach Tom and Lauren Celano, who devoted their time to giving one...


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Meghan
Mott

Spring 2012 Virtual Job Summit

For the past two months, Bio Careers members have been gearing up for the Spring 2012 Virtual Job Summit. As one of the most effective and creative resources Bio Careers provides, this biannual event brings together employers in academia, industry and other fields with life science postgraduate jobs...


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Nick
Folger

Queuing at the Summit

One of the problems with last fall’s Job Summit that we heard back from you about was that some booths were terribly overcrowded, and it was hard to reach a recruiter even during their Office Hours.We heard you!For the Spring Summit, there will be a link at each booth to a sign up sheet.  You...


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Nick
Folger

Employers at the Summit

We’re getting very excited about this Spring’s Job Summit, which opens Feb 1st (you can begin reviewing the Employer Booths) with live days on April 4th and 5th (you can video chat with Employers during their Office Hours). 


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Nick
Folger

October 2011 Job Summit Well Attended

Bio Careers held our first Virtual Job Summit last fall, and we were gratified that the event was so well attended.  Over 600 postgraduate scientists attended, spending over 50 minutes on each of an average of 50 visits to the Summit.  Since you all love statistics, here they are for last ...


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Nick
Folger

Networking at the Job Summit

The live event for the Virtual Job Summit is just around the corner.  For many, it will mean the opportunity to present yourself and your credentials to some very attractive employers.  However, you should know that there’s also an opportunity to meet each other and network with your pee...


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Nick
Folger

Video Interviews at the Job Summit

A number of you will meet recruiters at the Job Summit who find that your background matches well with their needs.  They will either want more time with you or to introduce you to their hiring manager (the line manager for whom you would work).