The programme of BCF Career Event consists of many diverse sessions that offer something for everybody. Varying subjects like job application advice, entrepreneurship, or what to do with a PhD will all be covered. During the programme you can learn about subjects like these and more. Below you find an overview of the preliminary programme. More information about the presentations will be uploaded in the coming week.
Life outside of academia (10.00-10.50)
CEO of Frame Cancer Therapeutics and former Minister of the Interior and Education, Culture and Science in the Dutch Government
The myths of finding your passion
Pitch yourself to an employer
Job seeking strategies for introverts
Een wereld van verschil
Which are the six key skill areas in demand in Life Science and how to acquire these skills?
How to apply in the Chemistry and Life Sciences industry - Job Hunting: A personal marketing campaign
Job interview: to do and not to do
Finding the right path in your professional career and the search for possibilities
Business suit or lab coat? - Find a career that suits you!
Supporting your career growth - advancing your career opportunities through volunteering
A New Decade in Life Sciences: what to expect
Working in the innovative pharmaceutical industry
Young Innovators of Medicines
Career choices: off the beaten path
Research in Germany
4 German organisations will present their institutes.
> Why Basic Research is Useful (for Society and for You)
> Technical University of Munich: The Entrepreneurial University. A Good Place for Research.
Technical University of Munich
> Research Opportunities for young researchers at Heinrich Heine University Düsseldorf (HHU)
Heinrich Heine University Düsseldorf
> Career opportunities for young scientists at the Max Planck Society
Max Planck Society
Why work @ Genmab? Be part of Great Science, exciting products, and an organisation in development
Kite Pharma EU
GenDx, experts in transplant diagnostics
Ausnutria, 70 years of experience in infant formula
Academia vs. industry
Pitches from professionals with careers in academia, industry, or experiences in both.
Empower your Career - a female perspective
Pitches form accomplished female and male professionals, who share their advice for women aspiring similar career paths.
Pitching sessions of advanced professionals
Expert professionals in diverse roles within the Life Sciences, Chemistry, Food, and Pharma industries share their career paths and advice.
BCF Innovation Award Competition
Innovative start-up companies will pitch their companies to attract talented young professionals. The best pitch will win the BCF Innovation award.
Work on your personal questions about finding your next career step
Presentation skills and storytelling - how to convince your audience (or interviewers)
Combine your talents and your personal vision to focus your career
Geraldine Sinnema, Een wereld van verschil