Virtual Career Day for Graduate Students in the Life Sciences

Event

Virtual Career Day for Graduate Students in the Life Sciences
CAREER DAYNETWORK WITH LIFE SCIENCE PROFESSIONALS 
 
Presented by the Desjardins Centre for Advanced Training of the Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre
 
 
* All McGill Graduate students are welcome to register, if we reach maximum attendance preference will be given to those trainees affiliated with the RI-MUHC
 

Friday, March 26, 8:00-11:30 am OR 3:00-7:00 pm | Online

 

Join us for the premiere virtual career networking event of the year! Your registration for career day guarantees you the chance to network online with up to 3 professionals in the life sciences sector, from a selection of many professionals working in different roles and industries. 



Professionals will discuss the way the pandemic has affected their specific sector and role and offer trainees tips around adapting to change. The day will be divided into two Zoom sessions that will take place in the morning from 8:00 - 11:35 am or in the afternoon from 3:00 - 6:55 pm. You are permitted to register for only one of the sessions in order to allow the greatest number of trainees to benefit from the event. 

 

Click here to register!

 

Network with professionals from: 

* Medical affairs

* AI & personalized medicine

* Government 

* Intellectual Property

* Clinical trials

* R&D

* Business Development

* Innovation

 

AGENDA 


Topics are subject to change, a more comprehensive agenda will be available closer to the date & will be provided to all participants



Morning Session


8h00: Welcome & morning coffee
8h30 - 11h35: Networking sessions

 

At each time indicated below, you can choose to participate in a breakout room lead by a professional from a specific job sector. The professionals will open their discussion by speaking about the indicated topic & transition into a Q&A period. 

 

8h30: Adapting to change
9h35: Aspects of change
10h40: Managing Teams & work



Afternoon Session


15h00: Welcome & afternoon coffee
15h30 - 18h35: Networking sessions

 

At each time indicated below, you can choose to participate in a breakout room lead by a professional from a specific job sector. The professionals will open their discussion by speaking about the indicated topic & transition into a Q&A period. 

 

15h30: Important skills for adapting
16h35: New opportunities in the sector
17h40: Advice for job seekers
18h35: Closing remarks

 

Participants may attend either the AM or PM session. Spaces are limited to 60 participants for each session, those who arrive past the welcome may wait to be permitted into the session depending on space and time slot. More information on the agenda, speakers and the seminar will be circulated closer to the date. 

 

Any questions: please contact Christina.farant [at] muhc.mcgill.ca or Emily.bell [at] mcgill.ca

Online Event Instructions

A link for either the morning session or afternoon session will be sent to those registered one day in advance of the event.

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