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Shaping your career in molecular biosciences: taking a wider view

15 January 2018

Garrod building, Queen Mary University of London, UK

11:00 - 11:30 Registration

11:30 - 11:40 Welcome

11:40 - 12:00
Getting to know each other and brainstorming session on how to prepare for plan B
Alan Goddard, Aston University and Philipp Gramlich, NaturalScience.Careers
12:00 - 12:30
What roles are out there?
Annie Cardew, QuintilesIMS and Nik Rogers, GSK
12:30 - 13:30 Lunch

13:30 - 15:00 Small Group Sessions (please see below)

15:00 - 15:45
Strategic networking and resources
Philipp Gramlich, NaturalScience.Careers
15:45 - 16:10 Refreshment break

16:10 - 16:50
Moving between academia and industry
Jonathan Trethowan, TRAC services
16:50 - 17:20
Reflecting on your skills and career
Helen Watson, Plymouth University
17:20 - 17:30 Feedback and closing remarks

Small Group Sessions

A. Internships and placements
Luciane V. Mello, University of Liverpool
B. Job applications
Nik Rogers, GSK, Alan Goddard, Aston University, Annie Cardew, QuintilesIMS and Helen Watson, Plymouth University
C. Marketing yourself to different audiences
Philipp Gramlich, NaturalScience.Careers