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NIEHS: Industry Careers: OVERVIEW

Workshop/Seminar: Industry Careers; Job Search Skills

Aug 27, 2018

Speaker(s): Lori Conlan, PhD, Director, Office of Postdoctoral Services
This event is recommended for: Graduate Students; Postdocs/Fellows.

Please note this will be on the NIEHS campus in North Carolina

A key difference between industry and academia is that in industry you are expected to produce something of value to your company and the shareholders - this is the business side of science. A PhD scientist can assume numerous roles in an industry setting including technology management, business development, project management, marketing, technical sales, regulatory affairs, quality control, quality assurance, technical support, patents, financial analysis, human resource recruitment, medical science relationship building, clinical research management, and corporate communications. This session will highlight these career opportunities and provide insight into how to position yourself  to be competitive for these jobs.