Biotechnology Job Fairs...A New Method Of Searching For Research Employment

Soon after finishing school, most new science graduates will utilize the entire spectrum of traditional job-seeking methods-- such as help- wanted ads, networking, university placement services, and assistance provided by scientific societies--to begin the next stage of their career. Another method that has been gaining in popularity over the years is the science job fair--a large conference of company representatives accepting resumes and interviewing for new employees. Although these event

Ron Kaufman
Jun 13, 1993
Soon after finishing school, most new science graduates will utilize the entire spectrum of traditional job-seeking methods-- such as help- wanted ads, networking, university placement services, and assistance provided by scientific societies--to begin the next stage of their career.

Another method that has been gaining in popularity over the years is the science job fair--a large conference of company representatives accepting resumes and interviewing for new employees. Although these events have been around for decades, a relatively new phenomenon is the industry-specific job fair, and one in particular is becoming ubiquitous and effective, its organizers say--job fairs for biotechnology and pharmaceutical companies.

For more information about job fairs, contact:

Career Connection 299 W. Hillcrest Dr., Suite 106 Thousand Oaks, Calif. 91360

Life Science Associates 2100 Embarcadero, Suite 101 Oakland, Calif. 94606 (510) 436-3976

The Lendman Group 5500 Greenwich Rd. Virginia Beach, Va. 23462 (804) 473-2480

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