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Life Science Career Exploration for Veterans

When:

October 13, 2017 7:30 amOctober 13, 2017 1:00 pm (PDT)

Where:

The Alexandria
10996 Torreyana Road
San Diego, CA 92121

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San Diego County is ranked as one of the top regions in the nation for life sciences, often demanding workers with advanced education, strong tech skills, and adaptability in quickly changing environments. Veterans’ experiences make them ideal candidates for the life science sector, but entry into the industry can be challenging.

This half-day symposium is open to veterans of all stages of transition with interest in exploring career opportunities in the life science sector. Attendees will hear from top executives in the industry speak about the variety of jobs in this thriving sector and the ways their own companies are seeking and utilizing key skills veterans have. HR professionals from leading companies will speak to the benefits of hiring veterans and share advice for successfully navigating the transition into this industry. Company spotlights will provide insight into the different sectors in the life science industry and college and university partners will be on hand to share information on a variety of programs that lead to advancement. This is a free event for active duty military and military veterans.

This program is part of Biocom Institute’s Veterans Initiative. Biocom Institute has a variety of programs aimed at developing the workforce in the life science industry, and is uniquely positioned to help veterans transition into a career in this sector. The Veterans Initiative provides veterans access to a variety of hiring managers educational training institutions, and executives within the life science industry. Complete with intensive workshops, an industry focused career event and mentorship, this program provides a holistic approach to addressing skills gaps, hiring and job-search challenges, and a unique direct connection for veterans to the life-science industry.

Schedule:


7:30am – 8:00am Registration and Refreshments
8:00am – 12:15pm Program
12:15pm – 1:00pm Networking Lunch

Presenters:

Nathalie Becker | Manager of Corporate Talent Acquisition | Illumina

Jason Callahan | Chief Information Security Officer; Senior Director, IT Infrastructure and Operations | Illumina

Norm Fjeldheim | Senior Vice President, Chief Information Officer; Head of Global Facilities | Illumina

Robert T. Abraham | Senior Vice President & Group Head, Oncology R&D | Pfizer Worldwide Research & Development

Richard Pascoe | Chief Executive Officer | Apriscus Biosciences

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