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MGSN Career Fair 2015


for Members

MGSN Career Fair 2015

Saturday, May 16, 2015

The New York Academy of Sciences

Presented By

Presented in partnership by Science Alliance and the Minority Graduate Student Network (MGSN)


Join the the New York Academy of Sciences and the Minority Graduate Student Network (MGSN) for the MGSN Career Fair 2015, an event connecting top graduate students and postdoctoral associates in STEM with ready-to-hire employers. Companies will have the opportunity to interact with academia's best and brightest as they present their research during morning poster sessions, and network with attendees at company booths during an afternoon reception. Registration for employers requires confirmation of at least one available job opening and payment of a registration fee. The Career Fair is free for attendees, but interested parties must apply and submit a poster abstract for consideration. All attendees are required to present a poster at the Career Fair.

To register, submit an application and include the title and abstract (<300 words) of the poster you would like to present at the fair.

April 30 — Deadline to submit an application for registration

May 1 — All applicants will be notified of their application status by this date

Keynote Speaker

Dr. Randal Pinkett

Chairman and CEO, BCT Partners
Entrepreneur, Speaker and Author
Season 4 Winner of NBC's The Apprentice


This event is open to both minority and non-minority students, but applicants must be current MGSN members. If you would like to become a member, please fill out an application here.

Registration Pricing

This event is free for selected participants.

By clicking the link below you are applying for the MGSN Career Fair 2015, to be held at the New York Academy of Sciences on May 16, 2015. This event is intended for graduate students, postdocs, and recent graduates in STEM fields. Only applications from MGSN members will be considered.

Working with MGSN

MGSN is a student-run organization founded in 2006 with the purpose of fostering and supporting the next generation of minority scientists. They consist of researchers from Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Columbia University, the City University of New York’s constituent colleges, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York Medical College, New York University, Rockefeller University, SUNY Downstate Medical Center, SUNY Stony Brook, and Weill Cornell Medical College, with many of these institutions also serving as our financial sponsors. They operate in collaboration with the Center for Translational and Basic Research (CTBR) at CUNY Hunter College and the New York Academy of Sciences (NYAS) to organize and promote career and personal development workshops, networking events, and mentoring and outreach opportunities for all of our members.

Participating exhibitors include:


* Presentation titles and times are subject to change.

May 16, 2015

10:00 AM

Arrival and Registration

10:15 AM

Keynote Speaker: Dr. Randal Pinkett
Chairman and CEO, BCT Partners
Entrepreneur, Speaker and Author
Season 4 Winner of NBC's The Apprentice

11:15 AM

Poster Session I

12:00 PM


1:00 PM

Poster Session II

1:45 PM

Career Fair and Networking Reception

4:00 PM


Travel & Lodging

Our Location

The New York Academy of Sciences

7 World Trade Center
250 Greenwich Street, 40th floor
New York, NY 10007-2157

Directions to the Academy

Hotels Near 7 World Trade Center

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The New York Academy of Sciences is a member of the Club Quarters network, which offers significant savings on hotel reservations to member organizations. Located opposite Memorial Plaza on the south side of the World Trade Center, Club Quarters, World Trade Center is just a short walk to the Academy.

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