For Students: Biomedical and Life Sciences Fair

Biomedical & Life Sciences Career Fair - Wednesday October 1, 2014

1:00-4:00pm, Atrium, Biomedical Research Building II, 421 Curie Boulevard

Who Can Attend
List of Registered Employers
Career Fair Resources and Videos


  • Current postdocs within Biomedical Postdoctoral Programs (BPP) from:
    • School of Medicine
    • School of Veterinary Medicine
    • School of Dental Medicine
    • School of Nursing
    • Monell Chemical Senses Center
    • Howard Hughes Medical Institute
    • Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
  • Students in Biomedical Graduate Studies (BGS)
  • SEAS PhD students & postdocs
  • SAS PhD students & postdocs in related disciplines (e.g., Biology, Chemistry, Physics)
  • Graduates of SEAS/SAS PhD programs
  • Fox Chase Cancer Center postdocs



The following employers registered for the 2014 fair. Employers will still be registering over the next few months, and this website will be updated accordingly.

    AAAS Science & Technology Policy Fellowships
    AAAS offers one-year fellowships that seek to foster scientifically informed, evidence-based policy and practice by engaging scientists and engineers from a broad range of disciplines and career stages. A doctoral level degree (or MS in engineering) is required.
    Alliance Pharma, Inc.
    Alliance Pharma, Inc. is a Contract Research Organization (CRO) that specializes in GLP and non-GLP bioanalytical (BA) services for both small and large molecules, as well as drug metabolism and pharmacokinetic (DMPK) support. Our core service areas are: Bioanalytical, Biomarker, Biopharmaceutical, Drug Metabolism and Pharmacokinetics (DMPK). Additionally, we support Agrochemical studies and provide Biorepository and Biobanking services. We have served pharmaceutical, biotech and agrochemical industries, as well as academia. We have continued to achieve the highest levels of professional ethics, scientific excellence, regulatory compliance, and client satisfaction.

    The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia

    About The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia: The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia was founded in 1855 as the nation's first pediatric hospital. Through its long-standing commitment to providing exceptional patient care, training new generations of pediatric healthcare professionals and pioneering major research initiatives, Children's Hospital has fostered many discoveries that have benefited children worldwide. Its pediatric research program is among the largest in the country, ranking third in National Institutes of Health funding. In addition, its unique family-centered care and public service programs have brought the 460-bed hospital recognition as a leading advocate for children and adolescents.
    IMS Consulting Group
    IMS Health is the leading provider of information services for the global healthcare industry, covering markets in 100+ countries around the world.  A market leader for more than 55 years, IMS Health blends industry expertise and advanced technology to deliver the most accurate perspectives and in-depth analytics on healthcare dynamics. Formerly listed on the NYSE, IMS Health was taken private in February 2010 by TPG Capital.  TPG is a principal investment firm with over $60 billion in assets under management across complementary asset classes.
    LifeSensors, Inc

    LifeSensors, Inc., a biotechnology company that discovers and develops enabling technologies for therapeutic, drug discovery and research markets, has established its leadership position by providing innovative research tools for the ubiquitin and ubiquitin-like protein pathways. Its prokaryotic and eukaryotic protein expression platforms SUMOpro and SUMOstar are used worldwide by academic and government institutions, as well as pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies.
    Merck and Co., Inc
    Merck is a global health care leader with a diversified portfolio of prescription medicines, vaccines and consumer health products, as well as animal health products.   Today, we are building a new kind of healthcare company - one that is ready to help create a healthier future for all of us. Our ability to excel depends on the integrity, knowledge, imagination, skill, diversity and teamwork of people like you.  To this end, we strive to create an environment of mutual respect, encouragement and teamwork. As part of our global team, you'll have the opportunity to collaborate with talented and dedicated colleagues while developing and expanding your career.

    Navigant Consulting, Inc.
    Navigant Consulting, Inc. (NYSE: NCI), is a specialized independent consulting firm providing litigation, operational, financial, restructuring, and energy consulting services to government agencies, legal counsel, and large companies facing the challenges of uncertainty, risk, and distress.  We offer our clients a wide array of expert services supported by our independent and objective advice, advance technical skills, proven large-case competence, and in-depth knowledge of the diverse industries we serve.
    The Nucleus Group
    Nucleus Holdings Ltd., also known as The Nucleus Group, is the global leader in delivering world-class, innovative educational and marketing solutions to the pharmaceutical and biotechnology industries. With 12 offices world-wide and over 450 highly talented employees, our clients benefit from the synergies available within our global integrated network of experts who can deliver on a global scale or a local level across a broad spectrum of therapy areas.Our services include strategic planning for Phase I-IV programs, medical education & communications, scientific conferences, e-learning & multimedia.  Our in-depth scientific knowledge and highly creative design and multimedia teams combine to ensure the right information reaches the right audience at the right time.
    Putnam Associates

    Putnam Associates is a premier strategy consulting firm serving pharmaceutical, biotechnology, diagnostics, medical device, and related clients in the healthcare space. For more than 25 years, we have provided objective, high impact strategic advice and analytical services, helping to support clients in crucial business decisions at all stages of the product and franchise lifecycle. Our firm's exclusive focus on the life sciences industry allows us to quickly deliver superior value for our clients by providing clarity and insight to complex issues. Consistently ranked as one of the Top Consulting Firms by Vault, Putnam offers a unique opportunity to play a central role in helping leading companies in this industry tackle their most pressing strategic challenges.
    Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
    Regeneron is a fully integrated biopharmaceutical company that discovers, invents, develops, manufactures, and commercializes medicines for the treatment of serious medical conditions. Regeneron markets three products in the United States, EYLEA® (aflibercept) Injection, ZALTRAP® (ziv-aflibercept) Injection for Intravenous Infusion, & ARCALYST® (rilonacept) Injection for Subcutaneous Use; ZALTRAP is co-commercialized with Sanofi. Phase 3 studies are in progress with EYLEA in two additional indications & with product candidates sarilumab and REGN727. Regeneron has active research & development programs in many disease areas, including ophthalmology, inflammation, cancer, & hypercholesterolemia.
    TechAtlas Group
    TechAtlas Group is a strategy research company that provides uniquely accessible,
    evidence-based analysis of key competitive commercial landscapes. We conduct
    extensive primary and secondary research to determine the rules and metrics that
    govern competition in a particular field and then provide a visual representation of
    why certain technologies and companies are better positioned to reach important
    objectives and milestones. Our technology maps serve as a foundation for
    intelligent discourse among stakeholders and help companies make informed
    decisions about where to invest their time, money, people, and reputations.
    Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation
    The Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation is expanding its Teaching Fellowship into New Jersey; we currently fund and operate programs in Indiana, Michigan and Ohio. We are taking this time to promote our program, the Woodrow Wilson Teaching Fellowship which seeks to recruit high-achieving candidates who are interested in and show promise as Science, Technology, Engineering and/or Math (STEM) teachers. The Woodrow Wilson Teaching Fellowship is designed to provide an intensive classroom experience. The master's level program enables new, aspiring teachers to begin their careers with an important and rewarding experience, the Teaching Fellowship. Selected applicants are supported by current and former Teaching Fellows and faculty members.


    Get advice from HR representatives and recruiters at the career fair

    Biomedical Career Fair: Advice from Recruiters from Penn Career Services on Vimeo.

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    Biomedical Career Fair-- Alumni Interviews from Penn Career Services on Vimeo.

    Click here to watch interviews with Penn Alumni representing their employers at previous career fairs
    Hear their useful advice that you can use for the Biomedical & Life Sciences Career Fair. For more general career fair advice, you can also view this video.



      Nature Publishing Group


      L.E.K. Consulting


      ETHOS Health Communications


      Tech Atlas Group


      Graphene Frontiers


      Global Prior Art, Inc.


      LifeSensors, Inc.




      Nucleus Global




      Alliance Pharma, Inc.