HBA RTP Career Navigation Series: Exploring Careers in Life Sciences

HBA RTP Career Navigation Series

Join the HBA Research Triangle Park chapter for this networking event. Proactively explore careers and new opportunities in life sciences with Aerie Pharmaceuticals, who recently commercialized their first drug. Attend to hear what their hiring teams look for in employees along with important industry trends. This interactive event, led by Kathy McGinley and Tori Arens will cover:

  • Trends in life science roles desired by resourcing managers
  • Emerging needs and new skill sets for Life Science roles
  • Key roles across different teams and the associated skill sets

Network with Aerie Pharma, share best practices with new connections and evaluate your next career move. Two attendees will win a free coaching session with Kathy McGinley or Tori Arens.


Featured Speakers

Kathleen McGinley
Vice president, human resources
Aerie Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

Tori Arens
Vice president, drug product marketing
Aerie Pharmaceuticals, Inc.



6:00 - 6:30 p.m.   Registration and networking
6:30 - 7:30 p.m.   Life sciences careers discussion on trends, roles and skill sets
7:30 - 8:15 p.m.   Panelist presentations and breakout sessions to discuss key roles and experiences
8:15 - 8:30 p.m.   Raffle, upcoming events and event close



Plenty of parking is available directly in front of building. Please enter through suite 200, the alternative entrance where the event will be held (as opposed to the main entrance at suite 400).



This event is open to HBA members and nonmembers. Online registration deadline is August 13, 2018. On-site (walk-in) registration is permitted*.

Member: $30
Guest: $45

*To register on-site, please arrive a few minutes early and be prepared to use a smartphone or other mobile device to register. Please note that payment is due prior to the start of the event and cash is NOT accepted as payment. Please show your emailed receipt as proof of registration.


More Information

Event contact
Barbara Barrett


4301 Emperor Blvd
Suite 400
Durham, NC 27703

$30 member / $45 guest