Planning Career Development Outside of Academia

We would like to share with you an excellent paper written by the Science Career Impact Project in collaboration with the Life Sciences Career Development Society that discusses non-academic careers for life sciences PhDs. This paper examines HOW life sciences PhDs gain the necessary skills to prepare themselves for the job market and improve their employability. The [...]

By |2018-12-06T09:16:16+00:00December 6th, 2018|Career Development, Potential Careers|0 Comments

BlueRock Therapeutics is hiring!

"Leading Talent and Best-In-Class Capabilities. BlueRock’s culture is defined by scientific innovation, the highest ethical standards and an urgency to bring regenerative medicines to all who would benefit. The company is fast-growing and expanding staff at all locations." Visit their website to learn about rewarding career opportunities in Toronto. Toronto: Document Control Associate (Toronto) IT [...]

By |2018-11-20T12:01:44+00:00November 20th, 2018|Job Applications, Job Posting, Potential Careers|0 Comments

LSCDS #ScienceNews and #Innovation

Today, for our weekly LSCDS feature of #ScienceNews and #Innovation, we share some tips and perspectives from Y Combinator (the seed accelerator behind Dropbox) on working at a startup Got inspired? Then check out these four bioengineering project ideas that biophysicist Dan Fletcher believes can solve real-world problems within the next decade Last but certainly [...]

LSCDS #ScienceNews and #Innovation

This week LSCDS is featuring #ScienceNews and #Innovation, researchers at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology developed a breakthrough technique to help people with spinal-cord injuries walk again. Plus, get inspired by this geneticist’s journey from struggling PhD student to founder of a $100M startup company. Finally, check out the stories of scientists-turned-politicians, as the race to control Congress [...]

Health Innovation Hub – Pitch Perfect Competition!

Health Innovation Hub Presents:   Registration: https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/pitch-perfect-fund-your-health-innovation-tickets-51053159374 DESCRIPTION This competition celebrates and supports student innovations on Health Matters. Six student led early stage start ups will pitch for three Student Innovation Fellowships of $5,000. Wednesday Nov 7th, 2018 from 3:30 – 7:00pm @ ONRamp (100 College St.) Doors open at 3:30pm Pitches will take place from [...]

By |2018-10-31T15:54:05+00:00October 31st, 2018|Networking, Potential Careers|0 Comments

Science to Business Network Presents: The AI Revolution

Science to Business Network Presents... The AI Revolution: Disrupting the Path From Drug Discovery to Patient Care Artificial intelligence (AI) in healthcare involves the use of algorithms and software to mimic human cognition in analyzing complex medical data. It has the potential to transform every step of the path from drug discovery to patient care [...]

By |2018-10-30T00:38:01+00:00October 30th, 2018|Networking, Potential Careers|0 Comments

Pitch Perfect – Health Innovation Hub (H2i)

Calling all students, fund your health innovation by applying to H2i’s Pitch Perfect Competition This competition celebrates and supports student innovations on Health Matters. Six student led early stage innovations will be selected for the pitch competition where three Student Innovation Fellowships of $5,000 will be awarded on Wednesday Nov 7th, 2018 from 3:30 – 7:00pm [...]

By |2018-10-24T18:11:12+00:00October 24th, 2018|Networking, Potential Careers|0 Comments

Medical Writing: Achieving Organizational Goals through Effective Communication

By Adriano Vissa This month, the LSCDS Alumni Spotlight Series features medical writers. Please follow the link at the bottom of this article to see their stories. But first, let’s explore the question: What is medical writing? While many graduate students in the life sciences have traditionally been aware of industry opportunities in fields [...]

By |2018-09-06T21:02:46+00:00February 21st, 2017|Adriano Vissa, Potential Careers|0 Comments

Careers In Healthcare Marketing

Written by Anastassia Pogoutse On November 29th, Jessica Wong from CPC Healthcare Communications visited the University of Toronto and held a brief information session on healthcare marketing. The information session, hosted by Dr. Nana Lee, Director of Graduate Professional Development, aimed to introduce undergraduate and graduate students to the world of healthcare marketing and to [...]

By |2018-09-06T21:02:46+00:00January 21st, 2017|Anastassia Pogoutse, Potential Careers|0 Comments

How to Find Your Own Mentor in Your Dream Career

Written by Nada Haridy Are you a few years into your graduate program and are beginning to feel lost about your career plans? Or do you have a dream career, but are not sure how to pursue it? In both cases, these are precisely the reasons why you should find a mentor. On October 27th, [...]

By |2018-09-06T21:02:46+00:00December 1st, 2016|Nada Haridy, Networking, Potential Careers|0 Comments