Biotech Yes provides business training for PhD students and early postdocs – if you’d like to find out more, we’ll be holding an introduction to the Biotech YES competition and business workshop on Tuesday 16th May (2.30-4.30pm).
- Acquire business development skills
- Build and pitch your own business plan
- Learn about commercial & marketing strategies
Who is eligible?
Bioscience and biomedical researchers from medical researchers to electronic engineers to ecologists.
To book a place go to www.cpdbookings.qmul.ac.uk (course code RC900)
Part 1: How to find a job in industry
Dr Tracy Bussoli, Careers Consultant
If you’re thinking of finding a job in industry, you’ll need to be persistent and resilient as it may take time. As there isn’t always a straightforward way to find positions, here are my top tips on finding work in industry:
Explore all industry sectors and roles
Look at the range of functions and roles within pharmaceuticals, biotechnology companies and contract research organisations. See below for a list of:
Research and Development is the typical area that attracts PhDs and Postdocs; within this falls drug discovery, preclinical, clinical research and process development. Drug discovery and preclinical research jobs are the typical jobs for PhDs and Postdocs; job titles within this area usually contain the word ‘scientist’.
Other roles include business development managers, regulatory affairs specialists, medical scientific liaison (MSL) specialists, medical writers and life science consultants.