September 5, 2014
What Is Careers Beyond the Bench?
Careers Beyond the Bench, a one-day professional development conference, featured accomplished speakers and panelists discussing non-academic career options for graduate students and postdocs. Attendees learned about careers in private industry, federal government and foundations, as well as training strategies and career planning tools. A networking reception followed the sessions, providing the opportunity for attendees to learn more about non-academic career choices in an informal setting.
The full-day event included:
- More than a dozen highly accomplished speakers and panelists discussing careers for biomedical scientists
- Lunch roundtable discussions with speakers and panelists
- Presentation of career training and planning strategies for graduate and postdoctoral fellows
- Networking reception with speakers and panelists
Speakers included: William J. Martin, PhD; Rob Ring, PhD; Sally Rockey, PhD; David Howland, PhD; Janet Clark, PhD; Philip S. Clifford, PhD; Robert Cobuzzi, PhD; Katja Brose, PhD; David Michelson, MD; John Hemmer, JD; Pier Giorgio Pacifici, PhD.
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