March 5, 2012

JHMI Career Information Fair to focus on science fields

This eighth annual JHMI Career Information Fair will offer attendees the opportunity to gain knowledge about the variety of careers in science. The event, sponsored by the Professional Development Office, takes place on Wednesday, March 14, at the Turner Concourse in East Baltimore.

For the first time, the fair will feature discussions with panelists from, or planning to enter, different parts of the scientific workforce. The topics are “The Transition from Graduate Student to Postdoctoral Fellow” (11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.), “Opportunities in Technology Transfer and the Patent Process” (12:45 to 1:45 p.m.), “Opportunities in Industry” (2 to 3 p.m.) and “Opportunities in Government and Public Policy” (3:15 to 4:15 p.m.).

From 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., attendees can meet with representatives from various fields. Although the exhibitors may not be recruiting for specific positions, they will present information about their organizations, and fairgoers can make contacts that may be helpful now or in the future. A list of exhibitors will be available this week at

Participants should dress professionally and bring several copies of their resume.

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