Networking, interviewing and business etiquette tips via live, interactive
SANTA CRUZ, Calif., June 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Bio Career Center has developed a new way for life science post graduates to enhance their skills and knowledge while meeting potential employers.
Introducing the Expert Seminar Program -- a dual-purpose service that provides employers a chance to meet potential candidates, and vice versa, while giving life science Ph.D.'s and M.D.'s the opportunity to perfect their networking, interviewing and business etiquette skills.
"We saw an opportunity to work with two powerful speakers, Lisa Marshall and Mary Mitchell, who have worked with scientists for many years," said Nick Folger, president of Bio Career Center. "We believe their expertise in science communications and business etiquette is a perfect match for our program."
The seminars will be hosted by Bio Career Center member universities
and will be podcasted on http://www.BioCareerCenter.com. Those attending
will be able to interact with the speaker and sponsor employers through
mock interviews, networking luncheons and more.
Participants can learn:
-- Business Etiquette
-- Top business behavior mistakes
-- How to make lunch = money
-- Appearance/electronic matters
-- Regional, multicultural & multigenerational challenges
-- Interviewing Skills
-- Describes intensive preparation process
-- Reviews resume/CV development
-- Model for answering, "Tell me about yourself"
-- Follow-up and negotiation tips
-- Networking Skills
-- Steps to build an maintain a network
-- Importance of external/internal networks
-- How to start conversations
"We're excited that the program brings important skills to our community and great exposure to potential employers," said Kryste Ferguson of the University of Pennsylvania. "We're strong believers in Mary and Lisa. We signed up as soon as we heard!"
About Bio Career Center
Bio Career Center (http://www.BioCareerCenter.com) features a jobs
board that gathers the life sciences postgraduate and clinical communities
of each member school into one place, a staff that liaises with employers
and deep and rich content that focuses on the many career options for life
sciences Ph.D.'s and M.D.'s. The company has 13 higher learning
institutions including Berkeley, Stanford, UCSF, University of
Pennsylvania, University of Washington and Vanderbilt University. Bio
Career Center can be accessed via member (university) Web sites or at
http://www.BioCareerCenter.com. The service is free to students and alumni
of member institutions.
Ms. M.C. Eckard
877-862-4656, Ext. 108
|SOURCE Bio Career Center|
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