For Students: Biomedical and Life Sciences Fair

Biomedical & Life Sciences Career Fair - Wednesday October 2, 2013

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

UPDATE

  • CLICK HERE to see the current list of registered employers and view the schedule of employer presentations occurring during the fair. 
  • Download a list of specific jobs that registered employers are hoping to fill by CLICKING HERE

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

WHO CAN ATTEND?

  • 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

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REGISTERED EMPLOYERS

The following employers are registered for the 2013 fair.

  • OPEN POSITIONS: Some employers listed specific positions that they hope to fill (those marked with an *** in the list below). See the list of open positions HERE
  • See the schedule of employer presentations during the fair HERE
Organization
Description
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.
AdMed, Inc.
AdMed, Inc. is a medical information, education, training, and multimedia content development company that prepares web-based interactive educational programs in broad therapeutic categories for pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies.
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.

American Association for Cancer Research, Inc.

AACR is the oldest and largest scientific organization in the world focused on every aspect of high-quality, innovative cancer research. Its reputation for scientific breadth and excellence attract the premier researchers in the field. The programs and services of AACR foster the exchange of knowledge and new ideas among scientists dedicated to cancer research, provide training opportunities for the next generation of cancer researchers, and increase public understanding of cancer.

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.
ClearView Healthcare Partners***
ClearView Healthcare Partners provides world-class strategic decision-making support across a wide diversity of business issues, informing actionable recommendations that allow companies to achieve their business goals. We serve the life sciences industry, including firms in the biopharmaceutical, medical device, and diagnostic spaces.
ETHOS Health Communications***
ETHOS Health Communications is a unique medical education and marketing strategies company that specializes in building and communicating the science of medicine. The company is staffed by professionals with expertise in clinical science, pharmaceutical/biotech strategic marketing, professional education and content development.
Global Prior Art, Inc.***
Global Prior Art is a research and intellectual property (IP) consulting firm with broad expertise in medical device technology and biotechnology. In close collaboration with our clients, we perform patent due diligence and trend analysis to support product development, licensing negotiations, IP planning, and other strategic decisions. Global's worldwide IP landscape analysis capabilities help clients address issues at all points along the product development pipeline, including business opportunity assessment, R&D planning, and patent strategy. We provide a stable environment where professionals can utilize their strong technical expertise to address critical issues at the intersection of technology, business and strategy.
Graphene Frontiers
Graphene Frontiers is an advanced materials and nanotechnology device company that has solved the problems of scale: Graphene can now be mass-produced and transferred to nearly any substrate. Graphene is a new nanomaterial and was the subject of the Nobel Prize in Physics in 2010. Consisting of only a single atomic layer of carbon arranged in a hexagonal lattice, graphene has been called the "Miracle Material of the 21st Century" for its amazing properties including: Strength, flexibility, transparency, and record-setting conductivity--all in an atom-thick, subnanometer film. Graphene Frontiers' patent pending method for low cost production and etch-free transfer of graphene films will disrupt multi-billion dollar markets including biosensors, desalination, and flexible electronics.
The Henry M. Jackson Foundation
The Henry M. Jackson Foundation for the Advancement of Military Medicine, Inc. (HJF) is a global organization dedicated to advancing military medical research. We serve military, medical, academic and government clients by administering, managing and supporting preeminent scientific programs that benefit members of the armed forces and civilians alike. The Foundation is authorized by Congress to support research at the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences (USU) and throughout military medicine. Since 1983, HJF has served as a vital link between the military medical community and its federal and private partners.
IMS Health
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.
L.E.K. Consulting
L.E.K. Consulting is a global management and strategy consulting firm that uses deep industry expertise and analytical rigor to help clients solve their most critical business problems. Founded 30 years ago, L.E.K. employs over 1000 professionals in 22 offices across Europe, the Americas and Asia-Pacific. L.E.K. advises and supports global companies that are leaders in their industries – including the largest private and public sector organizations, private equity firms and emerging entrepreneurial businesses. Areas of expertise include Life Sciences, Media & Entertainment, Retail & Consumer Goods, Private Equity, Aviation & Airports (Travel & Leisure), MedTech, Healthcare Services and Building & Construction.
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 Research Labs
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.
Nature Publishing Group
Nature Publishing Group (NPG) is a publisher of high impact scientific and medical information in print and online. NPG publishes journals, online databases, and services across the life, physical, chemical and applied sciences and clinical medicine. Focusing on the needs of scientists, Nature (founded in 1869) is the leading weekly, international scientific journal. In addition, for this audience, NPG publishes the Nature research journals and Nature Reviews journals, plus a range of prestigious academic journals including society-owned publications. Online, nature.com provides over 6 million visitors per month with access to NPG publications and online databases and services. Scientific American is at the heart of NPG's newly-formed consumer media division.

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.
Phase Five Communications
Phase Five is a dynamic medical education company located in the heart of NYC. Our scientific experts transform complex scientific information into clear, meaningful communications for healthcare professionals. Bringing scientific acumen, strategic insight, and leadership skills, we bridge medicine and marketing to identify trends, gaps and opportunities within a disease category. We work with many of the largest pharmaceutical companies around the globe and are proud to support their efforts to raise awareness of new innovations in rare diseases, oncology, and other therapeutic categories. A career in medical education is extremely rewarding, and challenging! If you have a passion for science, a commitment to advancing medicine, and a flair for creativity, medical education may be for you.
PriceSpective LLC***
PriceSpective is a management consulting firm specializing in innovative strategies to identify, capture and communicate value for companies in the biopharmaceutical arena. We are uniquely positioned to deliver expert guidance in integrated global pricing, reimbursement and market access strategy due to our depth of experience and the active engagement of our senior leadership. PriceSpective has offices in Los Angeles, San Diego, Boston, NYC, Philadelphia, Raleigh and London.
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.
Riverside Law LLP
Riverside Law represents clients in all aspects of U.S. and foreign intellectual property practice, including patent, trademark and copyright procurement, product and portfolio analysis, as well as providing formal opinions of counsel. Riverside Law has also assisted clients in the development and implementation of a legal strategy to maximize the value of various intellectual assets.
Tech Atlas 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.
University of Pennsylvania's Center for Technology Transfer ("CTT")
The mission of University of Pennsylvania's Center for Technology Transfer ("CTT") is to transfer inventions and innovative knowledge to outside organizations for the benefit of society. CTT encourages invention disclosure; protects Penn's intellectual property; obtains and manages patents, copyrights and trademarks derived from Penn's academic research; and markets and licenses Penn's intellectual property to established companies as well as new business ventures for product development and commercialization.
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.

Schedule of employer presentations during the career fair

Employer

Time

Nature Publishing Group

1:15pm

L.E.K. Consulting

1:30pm

ETHOS Health Communications

1:45pm

Tech Atlas Group

2:00pm

Graphene Frontiers

2:15pm

Global Prior Art, Inc.

2:30pm

LifeSensors, Inc.

2:45pm

AAAS

3:00pm

Nucleus Global

3:15pm

PriceSpective

3:30pm

Alliance Pharma, Inc.

3:45pm


CAREER FAIR RESOURCES

Get advice from HR representatives and recruiters at the career fair

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

Penn alumni often come back to the career fair to represent their new employers. Hear some of their perspectives in this video

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 2013 Biomedical & Life Sciences Career Fair. For more general career fair advice, you can also view this video.

Employer

Time

Nature Publishing Group

1:15pm

L.E.K. Consulting

1:30pm

ETHOS Health Communications

1:45pm

Tech Atlas Group

2:00pm

Graphene Frontiers

2:15pm

Global Prior Art, Inc.

2:30pm

LifeSensors, Inc.

2:45pm

AAAS

3:00pm

Nucleus Global

3:15pm

PriceSpective

3:30pm

Alliance Pharma, Inc.

3:45pm