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YBC Life Science Career Fair

April 22, 2022
Virtual & In-person Industry Night*

The Yale Biotech Club invites you to join us at our annual Life Science Career Fair on Friday, April 22nd, 2022.

 

The career fair is open to all students & postdoctoral fellows who are seeking and exploring positions in various science-related sectors (Biotech, Pharma, Consulting, VC, Law, and more). Our 1-day hybrid event will provide opportunities for graduate & professional students, postdoctoral fellows and undergraduates to explore career options and make meaningful connections with professionals. Attendees will hear from leaders in the life sciences industry and directly interact with representatives from life science companies at virtual company booths and one-on-one company conversations. In addition, we feature in-person industry night for networking among students and employers. Application is open to all universities and the broader community.

Date: April 22, 2022
Time: 9AM - 8PM
Location: Virtual via Zoom & Airmeet 
Industry Night Location: High George 


 

Attendee Registration is Open Now!

Are you a Graduate or Undergraduate Student, Post-Doc, MBA, or Medical Student looking to connect with recruiters in the biotech space or exploring alternative career options?

The Life Science Career Fair will feature
30+ industry-leading companies in the fields of Biotech, Pharma, Consulting, Venture Capital/Investment, Law, and other Non-academic Careers.

Receive Virtual Platform access and all information necessary to prepare by
registration!

Want to increase your visibility to companies? Submit your resume in our registration form for inclusion in the Resume Book that will be made available to the companies in attendance.

The virtual component of our Career Fair is free and open to all current Yale trainees and affiliates, alumni, and ALL members of the broader biotech community.
 

Interested in learning more about the career fair, register via the following links to attend our information sessions:

Info Session #1: Thursday (3/31) 12 - 12:30pm: RSVP here.

Info Session #2: Monday (4/18) 6 - 6:30pm: RSVP here.

 

The Office of Career Strategy (OCS) and the Yale Biotech Club (YBC) are co-hosting two workshops for students and postdocs in preparation for the YBC Life Science Career Fair. Please join these workshops to gain practical and essential skills universal to job hunting for every career trajectory.

 

Workshop#1-Resume Writing: Tuesday, April 5, 12-1PM ET. RSVP here

In this dedicated 1-hour workshop, we will cover essential skills of building and writing strong resumes that will stand out to employer representatives

Workshop #2-Best Practices in Networking: Tuesday, April 19, 4-5PM ET. RSVP here

In this dedicated 1-hour workshop, we will cover best practices of networking at industry career fairs to help you ease the nerve of meeting with employer representatives. 

Early Bird Deadline: Friday, April 8th (apply early to ensure priority for 1-on-1 company conversations)

Final Application Deadline: Wednesday, April 20th


Career Fair Agenda

Keynote Speech: 9:00 - 9:45AM
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Josh Geballe

Senior Associate Provost for Entrepreneurship & Innovation at Yale University
Former Chief Operating Officer for the State of Connecticut - Office of the Governor
Former Vice President at Thermo Fisher Scientific

 

Company Seminar: 10:00 - 11:00AM
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10:00AM-10:20AM

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10:20AM-10:40AM

10:40AM-11:00PM

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Panel Discussions: 11:00 - 11:45AM

Panel 1 - Biotech

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Aarushi Gupta, PhD
Scientist, Moderna

David Light
Chief Executive Officer, Valisure

Kat Kayser-Bricker, PhD
Chief Scientific Officer, Halda Therapeutics

Katie Smith, PhD
Senior Research Investigator, Arvinas

Courtney Smith, PhD
Senior Scientist II, Novartis Institutes for BioMedical Research

Panel 2 - Alternative Careers for Scientists

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Marc Appel, MBA
Chief Executive Officer, Orange Grove Bio

Megha H. Unhelkar, PhD
Life Sciences Entrepreneur, Yale University

Phillip Murray, PhD
Director, Molekule Consulting

Qingyu Yin, JD
Partner, Finnegan

Susanna Harris, PhD
Senior Manager of Engagement and Communication, Xontogeny

Company Showcases: 12:00 - 1:00PM
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Room 1
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12:00PM-12:10PM

Room 2
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12:10PM-12:20PM

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12:20PM-12:30PM

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12:30PM-12:40PM

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12:40PM-12:50PM

Company Booths: 1:00 - 3:00PM
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Small group discussion with company representatives on the virtual platform Airmeet.
 
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1-on-1 Company Conversations: 3:00 - 5:00PM
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Selected attendees meet 1-on-1 with companies of interest and Dr. Craig Crews at prescheduled times.
*Limited availability. Please sign up before Early Bird Deadline to get priority in these sessions.

*We will start sending out invites throughout the week of the event, please check your email often.
In-Person Industry Night: 6:00-8:00PM
*Resume submission is required. Final RSVP will require a $10 deposit. Hors d'oeuvres and 1 drink ticket will be provided. 

Separate official industry night registration has been sending out for people expressed interests in the attendee registration form. We encourage you register early as spots are limited. First come and first serve. 

Meet the 2022 YBC Career Fair Sponsors

Sapphire Sponsors

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Gold Sponsors

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Silver Sponsors

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Standard Sponsors

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Academic Sponsors

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Looking for talents to join your company?

Excited to share about your company and job opportunities to the Yale community?

The spots for Sapphire Sponsor and Gold Sponsor are filled but we still have Silver Sponsor and Standard Sponsor slots available.

 Please contact us for more information.