All year round
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.
All year around
This portal, hosted by the foundation, GOBLET, gives you access to training courses and resources relevant to beginners, professionals, high school students and academic researchers.
6th June – Hamburg
25th September – Berlin
15th November – Dusseldorf
These annual career fairs are aimed at engineers, computer, physics and life scientists. They offer the opportunity to talk to employers, attend career lectures and have your CV checked.
14th April 2019
This Career fair takes place at the end of the main conference and aims to help postdoctoral researchers to network with each other and organisations.
4th – 11th May 2019
This on-line event is full of information and advice from career professionals, including those working in a range of career sectors such as Higher Education, business, self-employed and policy. Early bird registration ends on 14th April.
BIOCONTACT – 19th Life Science Job Fair
15th May 2019
BioContact, an association made up of primarily PhD students and postdoctoral researchers, organises this career fair each year with companies, start-ups and career information available to the >1500 attendees.
17th May 2019
John Innes Centre, Norwich, UK
This free one-day event is organised by Sense about Science. The aim is to bring together PhD researchers and students and representatives of the Media to improve communications with non-specialist audiences. Closing date for applications: 17th April.
23rd May 2019
Utrecht, The Netherlands
This annual science career fair features over 100 organisations, a programme of talks and workshops as well as the opportunity to have your CV checked.
31st May – Medical Physics
11th October – Science communication
6th December – Research and Development
These free events aim to provide insights into different career paths.
24th – 25th June 2019
This conference, organised by doctoral students, brings together PhD students to discuss their neuroscience research as well as offering skills training in academic writing, presenting and self management.
CAREER DAY 2019
19th July 2019
Organised by EMBLEM and EICAT, the programme for this annual careers event will be announced soon. In the meantime, take a look at last year’s event.
Careers Live (formerly Naturejobs Expo)
3rd October 2019
This long-standing career fair aimed at science graduates and researchers features exhibitors, talks and a CV-checking service.
18th October 2019
This event is the largest career fair in Europe with over 150 exhibitors and is aimed at PhD students and researchers from all disciplines looking to move into the private sector.
14th November 2019
This one-day career fair is open to life, Chemistry, Pharma and Food science students/researchers. It offers career support, talks and a large exhibition of organisations.
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
23rd February 2019 (02.00 – 03.15 am GMT)
This free webinar is hosted by Matijn Bijker, founder of the fromSCIENCEtoPHARMA.com and aims to help those who are looking to break into this career without any prior experience.
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”