8th Annual NIH Career Symposium

Kate Stuart
April 21, 2015

8th Annual NIH Career Symposium

May 15, 2015 8:00 am – 4:15 pm

NIH Campus- Bethesda, Maryland

Natcher Conference Center, Building 45

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The 8th Annual NIH Career Symposium aims to highlight the diversity of career choices available to your generation of biomedical researchers.  Whether you are a new graduate student,  postdoc, or clinical fellow just beginning to consider career options or a senior student/fellow ready to look for a job, the NIH Career Symposium is for you.  Read write-ups (written by postdocs) of past NIH Career Symposiums here: https://www.training.nih.gov/nih_career_symposium



·More variety of career choices than ever before

·Two panels of careers outside of the US

·A view on publishing from a journal editor

  • The Senior Vice President, R&D and Head of Research from MedImmune will discuss the myths of industry


The Symposium includes panels and workshops with over 75 speakers. 


International Opportunities in Science (new in 2015)

Two panels: one from Asia/Australia, one from Europe 



Careers in Industry R&D 

Careers in Clinical Research and Medical Affairs 

Industry Careers in Business Development and Marketing 

Industry Operations, Quality Control, and Regulatory Affairs Jobs 

How to Successfully Transition to Industry 

Bench Careers in Unexpected Places 



Finding an Academic Position 

Academic Careers in Unexpected Places 

How to Start Up a Lab for the First Time 

Teaching-Intensive Careers in Academia 



Careers in Science Policy 

Technology Transfer Careers 

Careers in Science Administration 

Leveraging Your Science Through Business: Consulting Careers 

Science Education and Outreach Careers 

Careers in Science Communication 



Career Options for Clinicians 



Demystifying USAjobs.gov 

Finding Ways to Enhance Your Resume 


Networking and Informational Interviews 

Resumes and Cover Letters

Top Ten Tips for Grant Writing

Using LinkedIn for Career Success 

Finding a Postdoc 

Stress Management for Scientists 

Find the Career for You 

Getting Published: Tips from an Editor 

Unraveling the Myths of Industry 


Please note: This is NOT a job fair; it is a place for you to gain information about the next step in your career.  There will be NO recruiting tables.