LSCDS #ScienceNews and #Innovation

This week on LSCDS #ScienceNews and #Innovation, Monday’s blaze that scorched the Notre Dame Cathedral has Parisians lost for words, but a digital replica of the building shows promise for its reconstruction. In MedTech, scientists in Tel Aviv have 3D printed a human heart using a patient’s own cells. Read more about it here. Finally, what’s all [...]

By |2019-04-17T11:50:09+00:00April 17th, 2019|Kyla Germain, Potential Careers, ScienceNews&Innovation|0 Comments

Women in Science: Achieving equal opportunity

Written by Kyla Germain On March 9th, thousands of Toronto women and men rallied down Yonge Street for the International Women’s Day March. The theme, ‘We Are Fearless,’ artfully captured the current feminist tone which is unafraid to protest the inequalities still faced by women around the globe. Amid the colourful signs and vigorous chanting, [...]

New Year, New Opportunities

This year brings fresh inspiration for renewing your career development goals. To kickstart your career planning for 2019-2020, we’ve summarized some of the best campus resources, search engines, and tools for job searching below: University of Toronto (UofT) Campus Resources: Check out UofT’s Career Exploration & Education website. Survey potential paths of interest through the Career [...]

Resume Workshop brought to you by S2BN, SCIP and LSCDS!

Science trainees seeking career opportunities outside academia may find it difficult to communicate their skills and accomplishments in a way that makes it easy for hiring managers to appreciate their potential for impact on organizations. The LSCDS & S2BN are collaborating with the Science Career Impact Project (SCIP) to bring you a two-part resume workshop with [...]

By |2019-03-22T12:15:27+00:00March 22nd, 2019|Interviews, Job Applications, Potential Careers, Uncategorized|0 Comments

A Conversation on the Non-Academic Employability of Life Science PhDs

Written by Pailin Chiaranunt Universities worldwide award PhD degrees in the life sciences at an increasing rate, yet the number of tenure-track positions remains relatively constant (1). It is no surprise that pessimism about the oversupply and employability of PhDs has become an important talking point among graduate students. On top of that, as the [...]

By |2019-01-29T16:14:53+00:00January 29th, 2019|Career Development, Pailin Chiaranunt, Potential Careers|2 Comments

BenchSci is looking to hire Scientific Analysts and Data Engineers

BenchSci decodes the world’s biological data to reduce the time, uncertainty, and cost of biomedical research. BenchSci focuses on a huge problem in drug discovery! Each year, biomedical researchers waste over a billion combined hours. The problem is with products they purchase to influence and measure proteins. There are millions of them, from hundreds of [...]

By |2019-01-11T12:30:19+00:00January 11th, 2019|Interviews, Job Applications, Job Posting, Potential Careers|0 Comments

Takeaways from the LSCDS Career Seminar in Research and Development

Written by Bassem Toeama “What careers exist in the industrial research and development (R&D)?” “How different is working in an academic setting from a non-academic one?” “Are corporations cutting down on R&D investments in Canada?” “Where are the opportunities in this environment?” Today, it is probably fair to say that many graduate students consider transitioning [...]

By |2018-12-21T12:39:36+00:00December 21st, 2018|Bassem Toeama, Interviews, Personal Stories, Potential Careers|0 Comments

University Consulting Group: Application for Winter Term Engagements Open

The University Consulting Group (UCG) is officially recruiting for the Winter Term Engagement. The student-run consulting group serves as a platform for students with different backgrounds to gain experience in solving real life challenges, while providing non-profit organizations access to quality professional advisory services. Selected students will serve as consultants for a 10-week project during [...]

Year-End Review: The Industry Team Case Study

Written by: Bassem Toeama 2017-2018 Year-End Review: The Industry Team Case Study Today, we celebrate the Life Sciences Career Development Society’s (LSCDS) 17th birthday. In recognition of the pioneering work that LSCDS has done in bridging the gap between academia and the life sciences industry, we bring to you a highlight of our work, the [...]

By |2018-12-21T12:40:24+00:00December 14th, 2018|Bassem Toeama, Career Development, Personal Stories, Potential Careers|0 Comments