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Upcoming Career Showcase: Medical Science Liaison

Beyond the PhD is excited to welcome Dr. Leia Shuhaibar, a Medical Science Liaison, for our first hybrid career discovery seminar on Tuesday May 17th at 1pm ET. This event will be streamed via Zoom, as with most of our recent events, but we will have the in-person portion on campus at UConn Health in conjunction with the Cell Biology Department.

Summer Office Hours

This summer, Beyond the PhD is trying something new. We are offering a program called Summer Office Hours. For 4 years, we have offered seminars, networking events, and opportunities for you to build upon your own working documents. So what is the purpose of this program? Well, like many career development groups, we are offeringContinue reading “Summer Office Hours”

Amanda Rendall: Transitioning into an MSL Role

Do you have a passion for teaching and enjoy finding new ways to effectively communicate scientific ideas to the public? If so, a career as a Medical Science Liason (MSL) may be perfect for you. This past month, Beyond the PhD had the pleasure of hosting Dr. Amanda Rendall, an MSL affiliated with AbbVie pharmaceuticalsContinue reading “Amanda Rendall: Transitioning into an MSL Role”

From PhD to Clinical Research Coordinator

Recently, Beyond the PhD hosted Dr. Hank Hrdlicka to  share his career path to becoming a Certified Clinical Research Coordinator at Gaylord Specialty Healthcare’s Milne Institute for Healthcare Innovation in Wallingford, CT. Hank started by giving some background on his educational and career journey. He is originally from Wahoo, Nebraska and attended Nebraska Wesleyan University whereContinue reading “From PhD to Clinical Research Coordinator”

Dr. Chadene Tremaglio “Exploring Career Avenues to Science Education”

One of the most difficult struggles career driven individuals face on a daily basis is successfully balancing work and family life. If you’re anything like me, you’re wondering what is the best way to approach this dilemma. Thankfully, Beyond the PhD had the pleasure of hosting Dr. Chadene Tremaglio this past February, who was able to shed some light on her various struggles related to this topic and provide some insightful advice.

Academic Careers Off the Research Tenure Track

Beyond the PhD recently hosted Dr. Giulia Vigone and Dr. Pamela Monahan who talked about their involvement in academic careers off the tenure track. Both Giulia and Pamela work at Northwestern University in Chicago, IL. They started by talking about their career paths that led them to their current positions in Higher Ed administration.  GiuliaContinue reading “Academic Careers Off the Research Tenure Track”

Post-Graduation Job Opportunities: GOglobal Graduate Programs

Merck KGaA’s GOglobal Graduate Programs are made for graduates within one year of earning an MBA, Masters, and/or PhD. Rachel Gilmore one of Beyond the PhD’s Team members recently attended an informational webinar on these programs and decided to share what she learned in this blog article! click to learn more!

Register For YOUR chance to WIN!

On March 17th Beyond the PhD will be hosting our Fourth Annual Networking Event from 5:30-7:30pm ET. Our keynote speaker will be Amy Aines, communications strategist, trainer and speaker coach. Register today for a chance to win a copy of her book “Championing Science”

Acknowledging Contributions of Black STEM Professionals

In a recent newsletter from BioCT, a blog post written by J.P. Carroll was shared titled, “Black History Month: Black trailblazers in science and biotechnology that you need to know.” Link to the article is below. Here at Beyond the PhD, we felt sharing this content to our community is important as it helps toContinue reading “Acknowledging Contributions of Black STEM Professionals”

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Careers in Field Applications at ThermoFisher Scientific

If you’ve ever wondered what it’s like to work at a company that uses cutting edge technology to solve some of today’s biggest issues, then the following article is for you. Recently, Beyond the PhD hosted a talk by Todd Jensen, a Manager of qPCR Field Application Scientists at ThermoFisher Scientific. Click to read more!

Printing new horizons: a career in bioprinting

In December, Beyond the PhD had the pleasure of hosting Ms. Taciana Pereira, Vice President and General Manager, 3D Systems Corporation to share her journey and discuss careers in tissue engineering. Click here to read more!

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PhD Transparency

Natalie Sandlin graduate student at Boston College and coordinator of the Beyond the PhD Ambassador Program shares her thoughts on approaching career exploration.

Career Spotlight: Clinical Research Associate

Recently, Beyond the PhD had the opportunity to sit down with Jason Torres, a Clinical Research Associate (CRA) at Roche, where he shared his background and experiences working in this industry position. Read more here!


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Summer Office Hours

Do you have a resume or CV you would like peer-reviewed? Are you applying for a job or internship? Schedule a session to to meet with one of our team members during our summer office hours to review your application materials. Sessions available May-August 2022.


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