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 |2019-03-22T12:15:27-04:00March 22nd, 2019|Interviews, Job Applications, Potential Careers, Uncategorized|0 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 |2019-01-11T12:30:19-04:00January 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 |2018-12-21T12:39:36-04:00December 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 [...]

LSCDS Career Day 2016 Interview: A Conversation with Dr. Feroz Sarkari

Written By Meryam Al-waadh Career Day has come and gone. The largest event that LSCDS hosts, organizes, and runs showcased a variety of interesting and exciting career pathways outside of academia. With esteemed professionals in fields ranging from medical communications to consulting, to business development, students were left with a good sampling of advice, networks and future career [...]

How to Stay in Touch with your Professional Network

Written by Anna Zhou So you researched the guests that were going to be at the LSCDS networking event, approached them and had great conversation, got their contact information, and connected with them on LinkedIn. Mission accomplished, right? Not quite. As important as it is to create contacts, it is equally, if not more, important [...]

By |2018-09-06T21:02:47-04:00November 9th, 2015|Anna Zhou, Interviews, Job Applications, Networking|0 Comments

Getting Started: Market Research Basics for Job Seekers

Written by: Abhiram Pushparaj So you're about to graduate and while you've spent the last few years of your life learning everything there is to know about [insert thesis title here], you're not exactly sure how much of that is going to help you land a job, apart from a post-doctoral position, of course.  What you [...]

By |2018-09-06T21:02:48-04:00October 20th, 2015|Abhiram Pushparaj, Interviews, Job Applications|0 Comments