Networking Reception

Structured and targeted opportunity to network with professionals outside academia in a range of life-science industries

Event overview

Event Format

The event is formatted to include four unique structured networking sessions, which bring together 1 guest and 6-8 students in an intimate setting. This is followed by an optional open networking session between all students and guests.

Students may choose which guests to meet during the structured networking sessions in advance to help facilitate meaningful interactions. Guest selection will be optimized on a first-come, first-serve basis.

The event consists of:

  • Four 20-minute structured networking sessions between each guest and student (1 to 6-8 ratio)
  • One 30 minute open-networking session

Some of the industries typically represented by our guests include:

  • R&D, Biotechnology, and Intellectual Property
  • Management and Scientific Consulting
  • Medical Affairs and Scientific Communication

Some past companies attending our networking reception event:

Why participate?

For graduate students/trainees, this is a great opportunity to network with and gain insight from professionals in the field. You will have the chance to ask questions directly to our guests about their jobs and career paths at the roundtables or during the open networking period.

For professional gueststhis reception provides maximum impact on our attendees as you will share your experiences thus far. You will also have the opportunity to network with a diverse group of professionals across a range of industries.

Event logistics

Registration for the Networking Reception for this academic year will open in Early 2022. More details coming soon.

Register for the 2022 Networking Reception (coming soon)