NCBiotech Career Development Network
Are you a life sciences professional interested in networking and exploring job opportunities in North Carolina?
We can help you:
- Connect face-to-face with people in your sector
- Learn important job search skills for today’s market
- Meet other life sciences job seekers, recruiters, and company representatives
Join us every month for a free Career Development Network event. In-person and virtual meeting options are available, and all North Carolina life sciences professionals are welcome.
While lunch is not provided, we will serve refreshments and light snacks.
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Are you a life sciences professional interested in networking, connecting with company representatives, and discovering essential career skills? Join us on May 10 for a Career Development Network program on Making the Most of Your Internship.
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Considering a career change but don't know where to start? Do you know how to find a career that's a perfect fit for you while growing your professional network?
Join us on April 5 to learn how to use informational interviewing to explore career options and develop a definitive career path. In this presentation, you will discover the purpose and benefits of informational interviewing and the seven steps that make up the process.
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Are you a life sciences professional interested in networking, connecting with company representatives, and discovering essential career skills? Join us for the next Career Development Network program:
Changing Careers Panel Discussion
Monday, October 3, 2022
4:00 - 6:00 p.m.
Considering a career change but don't know where to start? Do you know how to go about finding a career that's a perfect fit while simultaneously growing your professional network?
Join us for a panel discussion with professionals who have successfully changed careers. They will tell their stories and share valuable strategies, tips and advice.
Meet the Panelists
Barbara A. Mason, PCC, Principal, The Mason Consulting Group- Strategic Development of Talent and Teams
Chris Benninger, Director, Product Development, BASF
Matt Cleary, Advanced Analytics Business Partner, Merz Aesthetics
Tracy Jenkins, Ph.D., PCC, XCC, Executive Coach/Sr. Consultant in Learning and OD at UNC Health Care
3:30 p.m. Registration/ Check-in
4:00 p.m. Welcome
4:05 p.m. Panelist Introductions
4:25 p.m. Panel Discussion
5:00 p.m. Open networking and opportunity to meet the panelists at roundtables
6:00 p.m. Adjourn
Are you a life sciences professional interested in networking, connecting with company representatives, and discovering essential career skills? Join us every month for a free Career Development Network event to build strong relationships and learn about resources that advance careers.
Even in the digital world, first impressions are significant. When you initiate contact with a prospective employer or client online, your charisma and confidence greatly influence their decisions.
On Aug. 8, Patrick Brandt will conduct a workshop to help attendees maximize the effectiveness of their LinkedIn profiles, develop connections through the Alumni tool, and gather valuable information about opportunities through advanced search options. He will also discuss the importance of including a high-quality headshot in a social media profile.
A good headshot establishes credibility and portrays an individual who is serious about success. It is also a direct reflection of an individual's values and beliefs. Therefore, we hired a professional photographer to provide headshots (free of charge) for use on social media.
Meet the Speaker
Patrick Brandt, Ph.D. is the Director of Career Development and Outreach at UNC Chapel Hill. Patrick leads Career Development initiatives for biomedical Ph.D. students, including the ImPACT internship program for senior trainees, career advising, and alumni career placement tracking. Patrick also coordinates the Translational Medicine Training program for students interested in clinically relevant research.
As Science Outreach director, Patrick oversees NC DNA Day and other efforts aimed at connecting scientists to the public.
3:30 p.m. Registration
4:00 p.m. *Hands-on workshop
5:00 p.m. Headshot photos, open networking, and light refreshments
*We recommend bringing a personal laptop to the workshop
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For questions or more information, contact:
Susan Lankford, Ph.D.
Director, Science and Technology Development Science and Technology Development 919-549-8809 | email@example.com