You must pre-register to attend. See the Events Calendar above to register for events.

  • 28 June 2017

    iJOBS Career Panel: Non-Research Careers with a PhD

    Your PhD can take you in many different directions, some of which you may have not even considered! Come hear from a panel of speakers including, among others, a patent lawyer, publisher of a journal, and someone who works for a non-profit to learn how they each took skills obtained in graduate school and apply them in science-related careers.

  • 29 June 2017

    Tips for getting the job and keeping it

    Your PhD can take you in many different directions, some of which you may have not even considered! Come hear from a panel of speakers including, among others, a patent lawyer, publisher of a journal, and someone who works for a non-profit to learn how they each took skills obtained in graduate school and apply them in science-related careers.



To view the presentation from the iJOBS informational forums, click here

  • 16 June 2017

    Science to Medicine Forum for Trainees at Regeneron

    iJOBS has been invited to participate in The Science to Medicine Forum at Regeneron on June 16. The event offers NY metropolitan area academic institutions an opportunity to bring a group of trainees to visit Regeneron for a day of invigorating scientific exchange, and to hear more about Regeneron’s environment and programs.

  • 15 June 2017

    iJOBS Workshop: Medical Communications

    Karen Ventii, PhD from the GoldStar Group will run this workshop aimed at graduate students and postdocs in the life sciences who are interested in exploring a career in medical writing. The workshop provides a forum to discuss practical guidance on how to parlay existing skills for a job as a medical writer.

    To view the presentation slides, please click here, and for speaker bios, please click here.

  • 14 June 2017

    iJOBS Symposium: Women's Healthcare Innovation and Leadership Showcase

    WHILS is a biennial signature conference presented by the HBA NY/NJ region. This event gathers expert stakeholders from across the spectrum of pharmaceutical research and healthcare to discuss challenges, share scientific and practical learnings and spotlight opportunities for innovation and change in women’s healthcare. The program considers four strategic pillars for impacting change.

  • 12 June 2017

    iJOBS Site Visit: Sanofi

    Come to visit Sanofi in NJ and learn about this global life sciences company committed to improving access to healthcare and supporting the people we serve throughout the continuum of care.

    To view the presentation slides, please click here, and for speaker bios, please click here.

  • 5 June 2017

    iJOBS Workshop: Primer in PK/PD

    To view the presentation slides, please click here, and for speaker bios, please click here.

  • 22 May 2017

    iJOBS Career Panel: Education and Science Outreach

    Many PhDs go into the field of education and science outreach. Come meet scientists who teach and work at places such as Community Colleges, the Liberty Science Center, the BioBus, Students2Science, the Rutgers Science Bus and the Geology Museum. To view advice and speaker bios, please click here.

  • 8 May 2017

    iJOBS Workshop: Primer on Good Laboratory Practice (GLP)

    Good laboratory practice or GLP is a set of principles intended to assure the quality and integrity of non-clinical laboratory studies that are intended to support research or marketing permits for products regulated by government agencies.

    To view the presentation slides, please click here, and for speaker bios, please click here.

  • 3 May 2017

    iJOBS Site Vist: Merck

    Join us for a site visit to the Merck location in Rahway. This is an engineering and pharmaceutical science space that focuses on physical properties of materials and powder processing. We will tour a lab and small manufacturing space.

    To view the presentation slides, please click here, and for speaker contact information, click here.

  • 2 May 2017

    iJOBS Career Panel: Data Science

    Learn about careers in data science from PhD scientists at Allergan, Bristol Myers Squibb, Novartis and Pfizer. Even if you are not interested in a career in data science, it is critical for all scientists to understand how data sets are managed in biotech and pharma.

    To view advice and speaker bios, please click here.

  • 27 April 2017

    iJOBS Annual Symposium: Sharing Best Practices

    Although a detailed agenda will be forthcoming prior to the event date, the goal of this year’s event is to share best practices and resources with other schools in the tri-state region with regard to career development for life science PhD students and postdocs. Our trainees will present their experiences in the NIH BEST programs such as Rutgers iJOBS.

  • 26 April 2017

    iJOBS Annual Career Fair

    Brought to you by iJOBS and BioNJ, the iJOBS Career Fair is a one-day event where employers provide information about job opportunities with their companies, while visiting with pre-doctorate students and post-doctorate fellows.

    Each employer/organization will have a designated information table, and may provide company literature and/or company branded giveaways to students.

  • 20 April 2017

    iJOBS Site visit: Covance

    Covance is one of the largest Contract Research Organizations (CRO) in the tri-state area. Come learn about career opportunities and job descriptions for PhD level people at Covance and tour the facilities.

    Contact information for panelists

  • 18 April 2017

    iJOBS and ACA Career Panel: Life after Graduate School

    Come hear from a variety of PhD level scientists who have successfully navigated the workforce beyond academia. Learn about the requirements, challenges and core competencies required for non- faculty positions. Career panel will be followed by a networking session.

  • 14 April 2017

    iJOBS Workshop: Science in the Administrative Transition

    Francine Newsome Pfeiffer, Rutgers Vice Princeton for Federal Affairs and Julie Groeninger, Associate Director of Government Affairs at Princeton University will lead a conversation on how to navigate science policy in the new federal administration. Practical suggestions on how we as scientists can educate our politicians and the public on important topics will be presented.

    Agenda and Speakers’ Bios

  • 5 April 2017

    iJOBS Site Visit: Eli Lilly

    Come learn about career opportunities and job descriptions for PhD level people at Eli Lilly and tour the facilities.

    Lilly Global Business Areas:
    Lilly Bio-Medicines
    Lilly Diabetes
    Elanco Animal Health
    Emerging Markets
    Lilly Oncology

    Contacts and Agenda from site visit

  • 28 March 2017

    iJOBS Career Panel: Science Policy

    Come hear from former AAAS Science and Policy Technology Fellowship recipients and people from the Society for Neuroscience who work on science policy. Learn how to get involved in in science policy groups on campus as well as prepare for a career in the field.

    For the panelist bios.

  • 21 March 2017

    iJOBS Workshop: How to test your biotech entrepreneurial business idea and plan for financial success

    Larry Chaityn from the Kauffman Foundation and The Adecco Group will teach this workshop for people interested in starting their own companies as entrepreneurs: FastTrac TechVenture for LifeScience, From MoA to M&A. The modules we will cover include: testing your business concept, FDA, and planning for financial success.

    For the slides from the event.

  • 14 March 2017

    iJOBS Workshop: StrengthsFinder Talent Assessment

    If you are trying to decide what type of job would suit your skills, Gallup's StrengthsFinder assessments have helped millions of people discover what they do best. You will be allowed to complete an assessment in advance and then use the workshop to interpret and understand your results so that you can capitalize on your strengths when picking the right career to pursue.

    For the slides from the event please click here.

  • 6 March 2017

    Regeneron Site Visit

    Founded by physician-scientists nearly 30 years ago, their science-driven approach has resulted in four FDA- approved medicines and numerous product candidates in a range of diseases. In addition to their medicines, their innovations include the VelociSuite ® technologies, world-class manufacturing operations, one of the largest human genetics sequencing efforts in the world and rapid response technologies being used for global good.

    Panelists Contact

  • 3 March 2017

    iJOBS Workshop: Implications of Zika Virus on Science Policy

    Kathleen Hall Jamieson, PhD is the Elizabeth Ware Packard Professor of Communication at the Annenberg School for Communication and Walter and Leonore Annenberg Director of the Annenberg Public Policy Center at the University of Pennsylvania. She will lead a discussion and interactive workshop on the effect of Zika virus and the factors that should be taken into account when forming policy on this outbreak.

    Agenda and Speakers’ Bios

  • 9 February 2017

    iJOBS SciPhD Workshop: Leadership and Business Skills for Scientists

    This is a 4 day (35 hr) workshop. You only need to register once, however, all 4 sessions are required.

    SciPhD is run by Human Workflows, LLC and helps trainees assess their current skill set, express it in business-friendly language as well as recognize/fill skill gaps in areas such as communication, leadership, team building, negotiation and project management.

  • 31 January 2017

    iJOBS Career Panel: Bench Research in Pharma

    Hear from young PhDs who work at the bench in companies such as Celgene, Oncobiologics, 3D Biotek, Bristol Myers Squibb, L’Oreal and Janssen to learn how they got their first job and what are the differences between academic and industry bench research.

    Presenter Bios

  • 24 January 2017

    iJOBS Workshop: Science Writing

    Wasi Rafi, PhD from Ogilvy will run this workshop aimed at graduate students and postdocs in the life sciences who are interested in exploring a career in medical writing. The workshop provides a forum to discuss practical guidance on how to parlay existing skills for a job as a medical writer. Following the workshop, participants will emerge with a framework on which to develop a portfolio that may be used for job interviews.

    For the slides from the event please click here.

  • 19 January 2017

    iJOBS Networking Event: Students, Postdocs and Alumni

    Come join us for our second of many Rutgers/UMDNJ biomedical alumni and current trainee networking sessions! This is your opportunity to practice networking in an informal and low pressure environment with Rutgers/UMDNJ alumni who are in industry and other careers.

  • 13 December 2016

    iJOBS Career Panel and Information Session Board Certification: Medical Affairs

    At this event the Apotheker Group will present a panel of PhD level scientists who have various jobs in Medical Affairs at pharmaceutical companies.

    To view the presentation slides, please click here, and for advice and speaker bios, please click here.

  • 6 December 2016

    iJOBS Mentoring Event and Advisory Board Meeting

    You will hear an update on iJOBS and have an opportunity to meet with your mentor to discuss your progress to date and goals for the upcoming year. Matt Alcalde from BioNJ will come to explain how to take advantage of BioNJ's resources as an iJOBS trainee and the the best way to approach a job search.

  • 29 November 2016

    iJOBS Site Visit: Bristol Myers Squibb

    Come spend the whole day at Bristol Myers Squibb and learn how the company operates and how to get your foot in the door. We will be joining other groups for this extensive tour including interactions with PhD level employees of this large pharmaceutical company that has delivered 12 new medicines in the past 7 years.

    To view the contact info and additional information about the tour and schedule, please click here.

  • 15 November 2016

    iJOBS Site Visit: Envigo

    Meet PhD level scientists and tour the facilities at Envigo which is a Contract Research Organization that provides essential products and research services for pharmaceutical and chemical companies as well as universities and governments. CROs are a great place for fresh PhD and postdocs to get their first position so come learn more about how the company operates and how you can get a position at Envigo.

    To view the presentation slides, please click here, and for the contact info, click here.

  • 9 November 2016

    iJOBS Career Panel: Non-Faculty Jobs for PhDs at Universities

    There are many options for PhD scientists within the university setting that do not include being a PI or running your own lab. Come hear from a variety of PhDs who have roles at Rutgers ranging from running core facilities, serving as an administrative dean, office of commercialization, office of research and sponsored programs, and lab safety. To view the speaker bios, please click here.

  • 3 November 2016

    iJOBS Site Visit: Janssen

    Come learn about career opportunities for PhD level professionals, hear from scientists, and tour the facilities at Janssen Diagnostics which is a division of Johnson and Johnson. There will be panel of speakers representing areas such as Oncology Diagnostics, Immunology and Cardiovascular Metabolism, Infectious Diseases and Health IT Solutions, Pharmaceutics, Neuroscience as well as business, patent law and regulatory affairs.

    To view the presentation slides and contact info, please click here.

  • 28 October 2016

    iJOBS Workshop: Science Business Writing

    The goal of this hands-on session is to improve science business writing skills lead by Dianiell Heuer who has marketed and developed documents and training for soft skills, sales, and systems as well as process documents for systems and procedures in the pharmaceutical industry and is currently a communications consultant for WD.

    To view the presentation slides, please click here.

  • 21 October 2016

    iJOBS Workshop: Drug Development in Biotechnology

    As the Pharmaceutical Industry has been impacted by dramatic changes in the economy, Drug Development is increasingly relying on small Biotechnology companies.

    To view the agenda, please click here and for the presentation slides, refer to below:
    Mary Konsolaki
    Ira Daly
    Ben Bowen
    Randy Webb
    Ron Steele
    Larry Wennogle
    Sam Kongsamut

  • 10 October 2016

    iJOBS Networking Event: American Association of Pharmaceutical Scientists

    Come network with officers and local members of the American Association of Pharmaceutical Scientists from Bristol Myers Squibb and other local companies to gain new insights into industry and increase your contacts in industry. There will be an opportunity to learn more about AAPS and how you can get involved with the local and national chapters. To view the presentation slides, please click here.

  • 5 October 2016

    iJOBS Career Panel: Science Communications

    Come learn about Ashfield Healthcare Communications and the Medical Communications career opportunities. A presentation with an overview of Ashfield Healthcare Communication will be followed by a a Q&A session with members of the staff in Medical Communication and finally informal networking time. To view the presentation slides for the first speaker, click here.

  • 26 September 2016

    iJOBS Case Study: Pharma Market Research

    This will be a hands-on session doing a case study on adherence to oral oncologist and the implications for research. Dan Reinhardt of Return on Focus will lead the program. We will be looking at the data published on adherence to oral cancer medications and then have a discussion regarding the implications to patients, physicians and industry. To view the presentation slides, click here.

    The following are links to relevant papers: 1, 2, 3, and 4.

  • 23 September 2016

    iJOBS Workshop: The Politics of Climate Change with Christine Todd Whitman

    The session will include a conversation with former USEPA Administrator and NJ Governor Christine Todd Whitman as well as an interactive political simulation. For former New Jersey Governor Christine Todd Whitman, there’s no conflict between growing the economy and fighting climate change.

    Click here to view the flyer and the speaker bios

  • 15 September 2016

    iJOBS Networking Event: Students, Postdocs and Alumni

    Come join us for our first of many Rutgers/UMDNJ biomedical alumni and current trainee networking sessions! This is your opportunity to practice networking in an informal and low pressure environment with Rutgers/UMDNJ alumni who are in industry and other careers. Current students, postdocs and alumni can practice their elevator pitch, hand out business cards and increase their network for future job searches.

  • 7 September 2016

    iJOBS Workshop: Job Search Using Staffing Agencies

    Hear from representatives from companies such as Aerotek, Hays and Pridestaff to learn how staffing agencies work and how to best utilize them in your job search at different phases in your career. There will be an opportunity to meet with the representatives after their presentations to get general feedback.

    Click here to view the speaker bios for this event.

  • 22 June 2016

    iJOBS Career Panel: Identifying and Protecting Emerging Technology/New Business for Pharma

    Hear from two Rutgers alum who now work as a Senior Manager of Global Business Insights and Competitive Intelligence at Celgene and an Associate in Life Sciences for IP Group, Inc. To view the agenda and speaker bios, please click here.

  • 14 June 2016

    iJOBS Site Visit: Celgene

    Visit the manufacturing site for the cellular therapeutics branch of Celgene. Hear from Greg Russotti, PhD Vice President of Tech Ops and hear from other Celgene employees. To view the agenda and speaker bios, please click here.

  • 7 June 2016

    iJOBS Workshop: Communicating Science by Alan Alda Center

    Distilling Your Message Interactive Opening Plenary from 3-4pm (open to all)
    General principles in how to craft short, clear, conversational statements, intelligible to non-scientists, about what you do and why it matters. To view the agenda, please click here, and for the speaker bios, click here.

  • 11 May 2016

    iJOBS Career Panel: Transferable PhD Skills and How to Move Beyond Academia

    Come hear the experiences of two former academics (Kenneth Maynard and Diane Klotz) who have worked at Takeda Pharmaceuticals, NIH, National Postdoc Association, and Sanford Burnham Presbys Medical Discovery Institute. They will let you know their lessons learned and answer any of your questions.

  • 26 April 2016

    iJOBS Workshop: How to Break into Biotech and Science Writing by Oystir

    Come hear about how to break into these exciting career areas. Oystir is an online resource for PhDs seeking a career in the biopharma industry. Oystir provides world-class resources for every stage of your career - from finding, applying, and landing a job to standing out at work and negotiating a raise.

  • 14 April 2016

    iJOBS Annual Career Fair

    This workshop is brought to you by BioNJ.

    This Career Fair is a one-day event where employers focused upon life and biomedical sciences provide information about job opportunities with their companies, while visiting with interested and curious pre-doctorate students and post-doctorate fellows. We are asking you to also register through the BioNJ site so that employers will have your resume before you arrive.

  • 12 April 2016

    iJOBS Annual Symposium: The Future of Biopharma

    Come hear from Barry Frankel and other experts about the future of the biopharma industry and network with industry professionals.

    To view the presentation by Shawn Tucker from the Rutgers Leadership Academy, click here.

  • 6 April 2016

    iJOBS Site Visit: Eli Lilly/ImClone

    Come learn about career opportunities and job descriptions for PhD level people at Eli Lilly and tour the facilities. Lilly Global Business areas include: Lilly Bio-Medicines, Lilly Diabetes, Elanco Animal Health, Emerging Markets, and Lilly Oncology.

    To view the agenda and contacts, please click here.

  • 30 March 2016

    iJOBS and ACA Workshop: How to Prepare for Job Fairs and Interviews

    This workshop is brought to you by BioNJ.

    Career fairs are the meat markets of the entry level job market, with employers sizing up candidates quickly, based on appearances, communication skills, and first impressions. These fairs have a set of rules and protocols all their own, but if you understand how to effectively work within the system, you can easily double or triple your productivity and effectiveness.

  • 22 March 2016

    iJOBS Workshop: Case Study on Consulting

    Huron Life Sciences assists the continuum of life sciences organizations, from biopharmaceutical and generic companies, device and diagnostic manufacturers, to law and investment firms, and other organizations that support the life sciences industry, translate the driver of our industry’s value, the science of medicine, into strategies that resonate both clinically and commercially.

    To learn more about the speaker's backgrounds and experiences, click here.

  • 15 March 2016

    iJOBS Site Visit and Networking: Institute for Life Science Entrepreneurship and Networking

    ILSE is a regional research integrator, accelerator and incubator bringing together basic researchers and clinical scientists from academia with applied scientists, entrepreneurs and business leaders possessing R&D development and business experience. Come learn about ILSE, tour the facility, and network afterwards with professionals.

  • 9 March 2016

    iJOBS Site Visit: NJ Department of Health

    Come learn about jobs available to PhD scientists and tour the facilities at The NJ Public Health and Environmental Laboratories (PHEL). PHEL is comprised of five service areas: Public Health Laboratory Services, Environmental and Chemical Laboratory Services, Clinical Laboratory Improvement Services, Policy Planning and Regulatory Compliance, and Administrative/Financial Services.

    To view the presentation slides, click here, and for a video of the presentation, click here.

  • 24 February 2016

    iJOBS and ACA Workshop: How to Pick the Right Career for You by Matthias Birk

    Come to a hands-on workshop in which you will reflect upon your skills and interests to identify a career that is the best fit for you. Read the iJOBS blog of someone who heard him speak at NYU's What you Can Be with a PhD.

    Once you have completed Matthias Birk's workshop exercises, you can go to the AAAS Individual Development Plan to examine biomedical career options.

    To view the presentation slides, click here, and for other resources: Exercises and Values Wheel.

  • 18 February 2016

    iJOBS Career Panel: Finance and Equity Research

    Learn about careers in finance and equity research with a PhD in Biomedical Sciences.

    Speakers include:
    Derik DeBruin, PhD Managing Director, Life Sciences Tools & Diagnostics Analyst from Bank of America/Merrill Lynch
    Lulu Lin, PhD Software Engineer from Bloomberg
    Jillian Nguyen, PhD Technical Analyst from Cornerstone Macro

    For advice on applying for careers in finance and equity research, click here.

  • 17 February 2016

    iJOBS and ACA Career Panel: Science Publishing Careers

    Come here from PhD level employees at Nature, Elsevier, Wiley to learn how you can start a career in science publishing. Publishing is a huge industry, covering research journals, books, magazines, databases and directories as well as electronic media.

    For advice on applying for careers in publishing, click here.

  • 9 February 2016

    iJOBS Career Panel: Wuxi Pharma Tech, a Contract Research Organization

    Come learn about job opportunities in the US and China for PhD level employees. Established in December 2000, WuXi AppTec is a leading global pharmaceutical, biopharmaceutical, and medical device open-access capability and technology platform with operations in China & the US.

    For more information and advice on Wuxi, click here.

  • 5 February 2016

    iJOBS Workshop: How Scientific Analysis is Used in the Policy Making Process

    Stuart Shapiro confronts this issue in Analysis and Public Policy by looking at various types of analysis, and discussing how they are used in regulatory policy-making in the US. Dr. Shapiro's presentation will be followed by Q&A and an interactive workshop.

    To view the flyer for this event, click here.

  • 31 January 2016

    iJOBS SciPhD Workshop: Leadership and Business Skills for Scientists

    This is a 5 day (35 hr) workshop. You only need to register once, however, all 5 sessions are required.

    SciPhD is run by Human Workflows, LLC and helps trainees assess their current skill set, express it in business-friendly language as well as recognize/fill skill gaps in areas such as communication, leadership, team building, negotiation and project management.

  • 26 January 2016

    iJOBS Site Visit: Novartis

    Rutgers’ iJOBS Site Visits provide an interesting and interactive way to learn about careers with insider views into the work and culture of different organizations and industries. Join us for a tour of an employer site, meet with professionals from a variety of departments and learn what they do from day to day. Some Site Visits may also have a networking component through which you can meet with HR personnel, staff members, and/or alumni working at the organization.

    To view the presentation slides, click here.

  • 20 January 2016

    iJOBS Panel: How to Find and Apply for an Internship

    Hear from a panel of current PhD students and postdocs who have had internships at companies and institutes as well as within Rutgers. Get their advice on how to identify internship opportunities and how to make yourself competitive to get accepted into the program.

    For advice on finding jobs and applying for internships, click here, and for a list of internships at Rutgers, click here.

  • 15-16 December 2015

    iJOBS Workshop: Making Data Science More Efficient

    Data Carpentry is designed to teach basic concepts, skills and tools for working more effectively with data.

    For more information about the workshop, click here.

  • 1 December 2015

    iJOBS Site Visit: Enterprise Development Center

    Join us at Rutgers iJOBS' Site Visit to the Enterprise Development Center biotech incubator. Learn about how entrepreneurs start their own small companies and how to get hired at one here.

    To view the presentation slides, click here.

  • 4 December 2015

    iJOBS Workshop: Eagleton Institute of Politics

    To view the flyer for this event, click here.

    To learn more about the speaker's backgrounds and experiences, click here.

    To view the presentation slides, click here.

  • 18 November 2015

    iJOBS Workshop: Interview Skills for Graduate Students

    This workshop is brought to you by Rutgers University Career Services.

    At this workshop, you will recognize the difference between a resume and a CV, identify the proper format/content of a resume, and more.

    Please note that registration for this event is required on both the iJOBS EventBrite and Rutgers Career Services sites.

    To view the presentation slides, click here.

  • 10 November 2015

    ACA and iJOBS Career Panel: Bench Research in Pharma and Biotech

    If you are interested in staying at bench research but in an industrial or biotech setting, then come listen to scientists from Celgene, Eli Lilly and other companies talk about their careers.

    Click for part 1 and part 2 of the podcast.

    For advice on jobs in bench research at pharma and biotech companies, click here.

  • 4 November 2015

    iJOBS Workshop: How PhDs Can Put Themselves in a Position of Strength when Applying for Industry Jobs

    This workshop is brought to you by Isaiah Hankel from Cheeky Scientist. The workshop will be webcasted to the following locations:

    Rutgers Biomedical Engineering
    Medical Science Building

  • 28 October 2015

    iJOBS Site Visit: Merck

    Join us at Rutgers iJOBS' Site Visit to Merck.

    To view the presentation slides, click here.

    To view the agenda and the speakers' contact information, click here.

  • 20 October 2015

    iJOBS Site Visit: Genewiz

    Join us at Rutgers iJOBS' Site Visit to Genewiz.

  • 13 October 2015

    iJOBS Workshop: Case Study on Patent Law

    Elysa Goldberg, PhD, Esq and Barry Schindler, Esq from Greenberg Traurig, LLP will lead an interactive case study in patent law.

    To view the presentation slides, click here.

    To learn more about the speakers' backgrounds and experiences, click here.

  • 7 October 2015

    iJOBS and ACA Seminar: Advice from an Immigration Lawyer for International Students Seeking Employment in the US

    If you are an international student and are wondering how to apply for jobs in the US, you should come to hear Rupal Aristimuno who is an immigration lawyer, speak on this topic.

    To view the presentation from the seminar, click here.

  • 28 September 2015

    iJOBS Workshop: Beyond the PhD - Plan for Success: Visioning, Goal Setting & Time Management for Researchers

    Fatimah Williams Castro, PhD, an alumni of Rutgers University who runs Beyone the Tenure Track will hold an interactive workshop.

  • 22 September 2015

    iJOBS Workshop: Resume Writing for Graduate Students

    This workshop is brought to you by Rutgers University Career Services.

    At this workshop, you will recognize the difference between a resume and a CV, identify the proper format/content of a resume, and more.

    Please note that registration for this event is required on both the iJOBS EventBrite and Rutgers Career Services sites.

    You can view the presentation here.

  • 23 September 2015

    iJOBS and ACA Workshop: Resume Writing for Graduate Students

    At this workshop, you will recognize the difference between a resume and a CV, identify the proper format/content of a resume, and more.

    Please note that registration for this event is required on both the iJOBS EventBrite and Rutgers Career Services sites.

    You can view the presentation here.

  • 8 September 2015

    iJOBS Career Panel Series: Clinical and Regulatory Science

    This career panel event is focused upon careers in Clinical and Regulatory Science. You will hear from Marylou Moore, PhD at Actavis and Imran Khan, PhD at Janssen.

    For advice on how to apply for careers in Clinical and Regulatory Science, click here.

  • 1 July 2015

    iJOBS Career Panel Series: Pharma Medical Education and CRO Clinical Research

    This career panel event is focused upon careers in Pharma Medical Education and CRO Clinical Research.

    To view the presentation slides, click here.

    For advice on medical education and to learn more about the speaker's backgrounds and experiences, click here.

  • 23 June 2015

    NIH Discussion – Government Jobs for PhDs in Biomedical Research

    This discussion will be led by NIH employees about the prospect of government opportunities for PhD scientists.

    To view the presentation slides, click here.

    For advice on how to apply for NIH and government jobs, click here.

  • 29 May 2015

    iJOBS Seminar: Scientific Storytelling

    This event is co-sponsored by Initiatives for Maximizing Student Diversity and Bridges to the Doctorate programs.

    Rafael E. Luna, Ph.D. is the CEO and Founder of Luna Scientific Storytelling LLC and a biomedical research fellow studying the mechanisms of cancer at Harvard Medical School.

  • 12 May 2015

    iJOBS Career Panel Contract Research Organization

    The following linked articles: Building a Better Nonacademic Career Panel and Working for a Contract Research Organization are candid and worthwhile reads about working with Biomedical Sciences Contract Research and all the career options it brings to you.

    To learn more about the speaker's backgrounds and experiences and for advice on applying for careers in CROs, click here.

  • 6 May 2015

    iJOBS Career Panel Series: Research Position at the FDA

    Location:
    Rutgers University
    Medical Science Building
    185 South Orange Avenue
    Newark, NJ 07103

    To learn more about the speaker's backgrounds and experiences, click here.

    To view the presentation slides, click here.

  • 5 May 2015

    iJOBS Blog Meeting

    If you're interested in writing/blogging, we're planning to start an iJOBS blog. The blog will be for graduate students and postdocs to write about their experiences with iJOBS through the various workshops.

    Come to an informal meeting on Tuesday May 5 at 1pm in the Dean's Conference Room, RWJMS to discuss the blog and answer any of your questions.

    No registration is required.

  • 29 April 2015

    iJOBS Site Visit to Merck

    Learn about the company and about career options available at: MERCK.

    To view the agenda for the site visit, click here, and for a copy of the presentation slides, click here.

  • 20 April 2015

    iJOBS First Annual Symposium

    Network with iJOBS trainees, faculty, and industrial partners and discuss biomedical and life sciences career opportunities with regional experts.

    Dr. Abuchowski will respond to questions regarding transition from academia to industry and topics of concern to the trainees and faculty regarding non-academic careers.

  • 21 April 2015

    iJOBS Career Fair in collaboration with BioNJ

    The iJOBS Career Fair is a one-day event where employers provide information about job opportunities with their companies, while visiting with pre-doctorate students and post-doctorate fellows.

    Each employer/organization will have a designated information table, and may provide company literature and/or company branded giveaways to students.

  • 14 April 2015

    iJOBS Career Panel Series: Scientific Writing and Journalism

    Brought to you with support from three institutions: Otsuka Pharmaceutical, Biogen and NPR, this career panel event is focused upon Scientific Writing and Journalism.

    Refer to the following article to learn more about a career in Scientific Writing and Journalism.

    To learn more about the speaker's backgrounds and experiences and for more advice on applying for careers in Science Writing and Journalism, click here.

  • 10 April 2015

    How Science Affects Political Decisions About Education, Health, and the Environment

    Run by iJOBS and the Rutgers Eagleton Institute of Politics, this event will take place in New Brunswick.

    To learn more about the speaker's backgrounds and experiences, click here.

  • 1 April 2015

    iJOBS Career Panel: Intellectual Property Law

    Brought to you with support from the law firm of Conley Rose.

    To learn more about the speaker's backgrounds and experiences, click here.

    To view the presentation slides, click here.

  • 26 March 2015

    Interviewing Skills

    Brought to you with support from the Rutgers Career Services, this event took place in Piscataway.

  • 24 March 2015

    Site visit to the NJ Department of Health

    For tips on how to prepare for careers in public health research labs, click here.

  • 18 March 2015

    Preparation for Career Fairs followed by Networking Session

    Guest Speaker: Matthew Alcalde, BioNJ.

    Networking with mid-level industry people who have recently been on the job market and landed a new job.

    We may also offer the opportunity to take professional head shots for LinkedIn profiles - please dress professionally.

  • 10 March 2015

    iJOBS Career Panel Series: Non-Profit Organizations

    Brought to you with support from two institutions: Autism Speaks and the Avon Foundation, this career panel event is focused upon Non-Profit Organizations.

    Refer to the following article to learn more about working for a Non-Profit in Healthcare.

    For advice on how to prepare for careers in non-profit and to learn about the speakers' backgrounds, click here.

  • 4 March 2015

    Careers in Biopharma Venture Capital and Consulting

    Guest Speaker: Christopher de Souza, PhD, Director of Broadview Ventures.

    To learn more about the speakers backgrounds and experiences, click here.

  • 21 February 2015

    SAPA Career Development Program

    Speakers from Merck, Novartis, Bristol-Myers Squibb, GenScript, Johnson & Johnson, Genewiz and other Pharmaceutical and Biotech companies will provide professional and practical career advises to the audiences. Interaction Sessions give students a good connection to the industrial professionals.

    For the more information about the workshop, please seethe attachment.

  • 18 February 2015

    Site visit to the Commercialization Center for Innovative Technologies (CCIT)

    CCIT is a biotech incubator in North Brunswick. We will hear from scientists who are starting up their own biotech companies and tour the facility. What a great opportunity!

  • 10 February 2015

    Career Panel on Clinical Diagnostics

    Homer Adams III from Janssen and Mary Carayannopoulos, PhD from CINJ will talk about clinical testing with a focus on biomarker discovery in oncology. For advice on how to prepare for careers in the Clinical Diagnostics and bios of the guest speakers, click here.

  • 30 January 2015

    Workshop: Communicating Science to Politicians and the Public

    The Eagleton Science and Politics Workshop offers students and postdocs in both the natural and social sciences the opportunity to explore ways in which science intersects with politics, policy making, and public discourse - and how to build careers in that space.

    To learn more about the speakers backgrounds and experiences, click here.

  • 26 January 2015

    Workshop: Resume/CV Development

    Offered by the Rutgers Career Services.

    Location: Busch Student Center (Room 174)
    604 Bartholomew Road
    Piscataway, NJ 08901

  • 20 January 2015

    Seminar: Introduction to Professional Tracks

    Guest speakers were: James J. DeCarlo, J.D. (IP Shareholder, Geenberg Traurig LLP); Sidnee C Pinho (Head of Business Strategy & Management, Huron Life Sciences); Barbara Gladson, PT, OT, PhD (Adj. Associate Professor of Pharmacology & Physiology, Rutgers SHRP); Alexander Habib, MPA (Manager, Public Affairs & Communications, Johnson & Johnson); and Robert Goldberg, PhD (VP, Center for Medicine in the Public Interest, New York).

    To learn more about the speakers backgrounds and experiences, click here.

  • 13 January 2015

    Career Panel Series: Pharmaceutical Medical Information

    Guest speakers discussed their personal experiences in working as medical science information experts, and gave advice on transitioning from graduate school to the pharmaceutical industry.

    For advice on how to prepare for a career in Medical Information and contact information for the guest speakers, click here.

  • 9 December 2014

    Career Panel Series: Department of Health Careers with a Science PhD

    Guest speakers were: Tina Fan, PhD (Research Scientist/Program Manager, Program of Chemical Terrorism, Biomonitoring and Food Testing, NJ Department of Health) and Scott Shone, PhD (Research Scientist/Program Manager, Newborn Screening, NJ Department of Health).

    For advice on how to prepare for careers in the Department of Health, click here.

  • 11 November 2014

    Career Panel Series: Pharmaceutical Managment Careers w/ a Biology PhD

    Guests speakers were: John Sun, PhD, MBA (Global Project Manager, Integrated Info. Sciences, Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corp.); Ildiko Antal, PhD (Associate Director, Business Dev. Operations & Alliance Management, Bristol-Myers Squibb); & Carrie Markgraf, MD/PhD (Discovery Sciences Support, Merck and Co, Ltd).

    For advice on how to prepare for careers in pharmaceutics management, click here.

  • 7 October 2014

    Career Panel Series: Patent Law & Intellectual Property Careers with a Biology PhD

    Guest speakers from Greenberg Traurig, LLP were: Elysa Goldberg, PhD, Esq and Barry Schindler, Esq.

    For advice on how to prepare for careers in patent law, click here.

  • 9 September 2014

    Career Panel Series: Educational Careers with a Biology PhD

    Guest speakers were: Patricia Irizarry-Barreto, Tara Cominski and Lucille O'Reilly.

    For advice on how to prepare for careers in education, click here.