Careers events

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EMBO Lab Management courses

From January 2017

Heidelberg, Germany

A mixture of courses aimed at postdocs, female scientists, academic leaders.

Medical communications careers events

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.

Naturejobs Expo 2017

4th October 2017

London, UK

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.

Bioscience Careers Event – Royal Society of Biology

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.

What can you be with a PhD?

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.

BCF Career Event

16th November 2017

Ghent, Belgium

Aimed at Biology, Chemistry and Food Technology students and researchers, this event has an excellent list of exhibitors and a programme of talks.

Naturejobs Expo 2017

17th November 2017

Dusseldorf, Germany

Organised in association with Jobvector, this event gives early career scientists the opportunity to meet employers face-to-face, network and attend workshops.

BCF Careers Event

24th May 2018

Utrecht, The Netherlands

With over 80 exhibitors and employers, this event is recommended to attend.

Royal Society of Biology (RSB) career events

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!

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For lots more meetings see the following sites:

THE NODE: Biology conferences, meetings, training, workshops

VITAE: Diary of careers events for postgrads and postdocs in the UK. EMBL: Calendar of training events.

EMBO: Practical courses

EMBO: Lab Management courses

YESBiotechnolgy 2013 Entrepreneurship training

Science Festivals http://www.big.uk.com/festivals  http://www.sciencefestivals.org/

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

Related content

PREVIOUS MEETINGS

Researcher Futures (23rd February 2017)

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.

European Open Science Forum (ESOF) 2016

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.

EMBO Meeting 2012 – Careers Day

22 – 25th September 2012 Nice, France

Science Communication training workshop 2012

7th June, 2012 London Organised by the Society for Experimental Biology, Biochemical Society and British Ecological Society.

See blogs: So you want to do a science communication project

“If you don’t talk about it you haven’t done it”

Standing up for Science Media workshops

 

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