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This series is an informal program applicable to all Eberly College of Science Majors. Come when you can, stay as long as you like. Refreshments provided. Can't come but want to? Let us know (amd9@psu.edu) and we may offer that topic again. Sponsored by Eberly College of Science Career Development.
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01 March 2011 12:00 AM to 15 May 2011 11:55 PM
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Penn State University Park, PA
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CAREER CONVERSATIONS OF THE PAST

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Do you like interpreting data, debating others, and perhaps having an impact on business practices and/or public policy?   If so, consider...

Career Conversations:  Being a Science Lawyer

Tuesday, April 19th

Ground Floor, Life Sciences Building  

4:30 – 5:15p.m.

Featuring:  Eileen Kane, Ph.D., J.D. Professor of Law Dickinson School of Law, Penn State

Find out about

  • Various science related law professions
  • A “typical day”
  • Successful science lawyer skill sets
  • Future prospects

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There’s a new type of company to explore, the CRO.  These are organizations to which other companies may out-source their work.  Found out what they do, why they exist, and job opportunities therein.
Career Conversations – Contract Research Organizations (CROs)

Thursday, April 21

Ground Floor, Life Sciences Building

4:30 – 5:15p.m.

Featuring:  Melissa Whitsel Manager Analytical MPI Research    

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Do you have three faculty members identified to write you a good letter of recommendation? Do you have a draft cover letter or goals statement written?
If not, consider attending...

Career Conversations - Letters to Get and Give
Thursday, April 7, 2011

Ground Floor, Life Sciences Building 

  • 6:30 – 7:15p.m.      Recommendation Letters
  • 7:15 – 8:00p.m.      Cover Letters and Goals Statements


Featuring Ann Marie Daniel, Ph.D.
Coordinator, Eberly College of Science Career Development

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Career Conversations:  Technical / Medical Equipment Sales
Wednesday, March 16, 2011 106 Boucke 

Looking to combine people, traveling, healthcare, and science in a job?  Here's something to explore!

  • 6:00p.m. - 7:00p.m.  Exclusively for Eberly College of Science Students
  • 7:00p.m. - 8:00p.m.  Open to All Penn State Students / Career Services Session

Featuring:  Mark Watanabe, Commercial Leadership Program, Beckman Coulter, Inc.

Learn about:

  • A "typical day" in technical sales
  • The medical equipment field compared with pharmaceutical sales
  • Advancement opportunities
  • What companies look for in a candidate

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Career Conversations: Letters to Get and Give
Thursday, March 3, 2011  301D Life Sciences

Do you have three faculty members identified to write you a good letter of recommendation? Do you have a draft cover letter or goals statement written? If not, consider attending!

  • 3:30p.m. – 4:15p.m.  Recommendation Letters
  • 4:15p.m. – 5:00p.m.  Cover Letters and Goals Statements

Featuring Ann Marie Daniel, Ph.D., Coordinator, Eberly College of Science Career Development

You are welcome to bring cover letters and goals statements for personal review.

 

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