A career in cancer research: What industry has to offer


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This breakfast career workshop will be hosted by the NCRI Industry Consultation Group and will include representatives from AstraZeneca, Bristol-Myers Squibb, Eisai, Gilead and Pfizer.

The workshop will bring together researchers and industry for round table discussions on topics that will include

•What job opportunities are there for PhD students and postdocs in the pharmaceutical industry?
•How can your career in academia benefit from interaction with the pharmaceutical industry
•Snakes and Ladders: your route from Higher Education into Pharma
•What is necessary to make the transition to a position outside academia?
•How can I increase my attractiveness to non-academic employers?
•What are my next steps?

Attendees will have a chance to join 2 tables (20 minutes each) and discuss their preferred topics with table hosts and other participants.

Please note, places for this workshop are limited and will be allocated on a first come first served basis.

The catering for this session has been kindly provided by Eisai and Gilead.