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PhD & Post Doc Career Symposium at New York Bio Conference

PhD & Post Doc Career Symposium at New York Bio Conference

Monday, May 4, 2015

10 On The Park @ Time Warner Center

Presented By

Presented by the Science Alliance


Life science students and post docs have a complex career path to negotiate, and getting it started can be the hardest part.

The NewYorkBIO Student & Post Doc Career Symposium will introduce you to the skills and qualities that potential employers are looking for, not only in academic or traditional life science industry jobs, but also in industries that utilize life science specialists.

Find out from practioners what they do, how they work, and what it is you need to do to prepare for that challenge. You will have the opportunity to meet directly with and talk to industry specialists in R&D, pharma, biotech, law, consulting, government, and other industries you might not have even thought about.

The PhD & Post Doc Career Symposium is FREE for advanced graduate students and post docs. Register at:


Dress code: Business casual

Bring: business cards with your name, affiliation, contact information (leave your resume at home)

Questions? Contact Patricia Wadington,


1:00-2:30 PM

Panel Presentation: Advancing Your Career by Developing Your Professional Brand

Yes, you are a scientific expert. But, now is the time to round out your professionalism and develop the skills you will need that will differentiate you from the rest of the pack—your professional brand. In this compelling session, you will learn the tools and techniques that you can use throughout your career to help you:

  •  • Advancing your career 
  •  • Deal with conflict 
  •  • Learn essential networking 
  •  • Develop a social networking presence 
  •  • Utilize engaging presentation skills 
  •  • Advocate through effective negotiation

Barbara Gebhardt - President, Opus Scientific
Diane Pfadenhauer - President, Employment Advisors, Inc.
Ted Turnasella - Principal, Comp-unications
Kathy F. Bernhard - President, KFB Leadership Solutions
Chuck Sodikoff

2:30–4:00 PM

Individual meetings with representatives from:

  •  • Acorda Therapeutics
  •  • NYCEDC
  •  • Medidata Solutions
  • More to come