From January 2017
A mixture of courses aimed at postdocs, female scientists, academic leaders.
All year round
Various venues in the UK
A useful starting point for those considering a career in medical communications. Their website also has videos, webinars and other information useful for those making a decision about entering this profession.
4th October 2017
Designed for science students and researchers, this event, hosted by Naturejobs, combines presentations and an exhibition of employers. Look out for info on the 2017 event later in the year.
14th October 2017
King’s College, London
Aimed primarily at undergraduate and postgraduate students and graduates, this event features a programme of career talks as well as an exhibition of employers and learned societies.
20th October 2017
This one day career fair features over 100 employers as well as talks and workshops and is the largest career fair of its kind in Europe.
4th & 5th November 2017
New York University Medical Center, New Yrok
In association with Naturejobs, this free science and technology career convention is aimed PhD students looking for ideas and insights for career opportunities outside of academia.
16th November 2017
Aimed at Biology, Chemistry and Food Technology students and researchers, this event has an excellent list of exhibitors and a programme of talks.
17th November 2017
Organised in association with Jobvector, this event gives early career scientists the opportunity to meet employers face-to-face, network and attend workshops.
24th May 2018
Utrecht, The Netherlands
With over 80 exhibitors and employers, this event is recommended to attend.
Throughout the year
Mainly held in London but look out for other venues
Keep an eye on this website for a range of careers events – good value if you join the RSB!
For lots more meetings see the following sites:
EMBO: Practical courses
EMBO: Lab Management courses
YESBiotechnolgy 2013 Entrepreneurship training
SCIENTIFIC MEETINGS: Don’t forget that many scientific meetings organise a programme of careers events and activities in parallel to their main science programme.
If you have a meeting you would like to be added to this list contact Sarah Blackford
This one-day workshop sponsored by the Physiological Society and the Society for Experimental Biology aimed to support mid/senior postdocs with their career planning, whether they are considering staying in academic research or moving to a non-academic career path.
24th & 25th July 2016 (Manchester) This biennial event is a festival of science aimed at the public and also includes a two-day career programme for early career researchers and PhD students. Sessions were focussed on all areas of career development and management. Presentation slides and blogs from the sessions will appear shortly.
22 – 25th September 2012 Nice, France
7th June, 2012 London Organised by the Society for Experimental Biology, Biochemical Society and British Ecological Society.
“If you don’t talk about it you haven’t done it”