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Career Options for STEM Ph.D.s

Friday, June 1, 2018
8:30 am to 12:00 pm

Want to build connections with the local biotech, pharma, and government community and learn more about these careers? Duke postdocs and graduate students are invited to attend a networking event at the North Carolina Biotech Center. Guests will include bench scientists, business owners, entrepreneurs, consultants, CEOs, venture capitalists, government researchers, tech transfer specialists, and patent specialists from local companies. Graduate students and postdocs can attend for a $10 registration fee.

This event is a networking and career education opportunity, not a job fair. Business professional attire is strongly recommended.

8:30-9:15 am: Registration
9:15-9:30 am: Event Overview - Fenella Sanders, Sigma Xi
9:30-10 am: Industry Representative Flash Talks
10 am: Networking with Industry Professionals (light refreshments will be served)
12 pm: Adjourn

This event is co-sponsored by the North Carolina Biotechnology Center, Sigma Xi, NIEHS Office of Fellows Career Development, Duke Graduate School, Duke Postdoctoral Services, the UNC Office of Science, Training and Diversity, NC State Postdoctoral Affairs, and Science Communicators of North Carolina (SCONC). Questions? Contact Melissa Bostrom at

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North Carolina Biotechnology Center, 15 T W Alexander Drive, Durham, NC 27713
Map and directions

Event Category

  • Professional Development
  • Communication
  • Leadership
  • Professional Adaptability
  • Professionalism and Scholarly Integrity