The Swedish job market for life science graduates@Medicinska Föreningen
Naturvetarna, The Swedish Association of Professional Scientists, is a politically independent trade union for university graduates in natural sciences. Our goal is to ensure that you are secure in your employment, and able to develop in your professional life. As a professional association we are experts on the competence, skills and labour market for scientists. Through individual counselling and coaching, we provide you with the tools to improve your own work situation and career opportunities. We offer all our individual counselling services in English. We represent you in all the sectors of the labour market, whether you are employed as a PhD student at a university, or working as an expert in a governmental agency or as a scientist in life science. Join us! www.naturvetarna.se/english Get a head start! Listen to our talk on how to advance your career in life science. In MF at 1140-1200.
Networking. A competence that will help you in advancing your career. But, how do you actually "network"? How do you come into contact with the people you would like to have contact with and how do you maintain these contacts? Get useful tips on "how to network" during this presentation. This presentation will be given twice during the event day:
The speaker of this presentation: Andrew Hennigan
This presentation is co-organized by the KI career service. Find out more about the KI career service below:
The Career Service offers a varied curriculum of courses, seminars and workshops. We focus on preparing you for the next step, whether it might be networking at a conference or preparing for your first job interview. We also organize a doctoral course called Career Skills for Scientists, as well as internship programmes – one for PhD students and another for postdocs. No matter if you are a bachelor student, master's student, PhD student or postdoc, you are welcome. We do our best to arrange activities and events that will help you find your path. Remember, it is never too early to start thinking about your next step!
Also, you can walk by the career service stand to get useful tips on how to network if you want throughout the day, from 09.00-17.00 (but not during the times of the presentations).
Companies present themselves and provide information on the job opportunities that they have for bachelor, master- and PhD-students as well as post-docs.
Companies that are going to hold a company presentation are: [to be updated, latest update: 2012-12-13]
What are recruiters looking for?@Medicinska Föreningen
What are healthcare and life science companies looking for when trying to employ a new person? How can applicants stand out and be invited for a job interview? How does the job application process work? Within this presentation, recruiters from industry are going to tell you everything about the do's and don'ts in the job application process.
Time of the presentation: 14.30-14.50
Stockholm based healthcare/science start-ups@Aula Medica
Have you ever wondered how it is to work at a start-up company? Would you like to learn more about the challenges that start-ups have to face? Learn first-hand from people who have "started-up" their own company what experiences they have made.
Time of the presentation: 15.05-15.35
Working for a non-profit organization@Medicinska Föreningen
Would you like to learn more about career options for healthcare (e.g. medicine, dentistry, nursing and public health) students and graduates at a non-profit organization? Then don't miss the opportunity to attend this presentation!
The "Red Cross" and "Doctors Without Boarders" will provide this presentation.
Time of the presentation: 16.00-17.00