​Career Talks

DBBS, the Office of Postdoctoral Affairs, and other campus groups host a variety of career talks throughout the year featuring Washington University alumni and other Ph.D. professionals. See the Career and Professional Events Calendar for all events. 
Careers in Higher Ed Administration
Danforth Campus: Thursday, March 8, 2018, 5 pm, Goldberg Formal Lounge

Teaching at a Liberal Arts College
Dr. Jim Schulte, Beloit College
Medical Campus: Monday, March 12, 2018, 5:30 pm, FLTC Holden Auditorium

Job Simulation Series: Office of Technology Management
Medical Campus: Tuesday, April 24, 2018, 2 pm, FLTC Holden Auditorium
Finding a Bay Area Biotech Job
Medical Campus: June 14, 2018, 2 pm, FLTC Holden Auditorium
Grants at the Micheal J Fox Foundation: Career Perspectives
Medical Campus: June 21, 2018, 2 pm, FLTC Holden Auditorium

Early Career Transitions Symposium
Thursday, June 21, 2018

Fall 2017

Lunchtime Career Seminar with Steve Doberstein

Tuesday, October 31, 11:45 am-1:00 pm, Needleman Library, 3907 South Building
Email Melissa Torres at torresm@wustl.edu to RSVP

Careers in Industry - An interactive Q&A with Sharon Semones
Thursday, November 30, 2017, 2:00-3:00 pm, Holden Auditorium, FLTC

Spring 2017

Tauseef Charanya, Ph.D., Boston Consulting Group
Friday, Feb. 24, 2017, 1:00 pm, Becker 405
More info: http://dbbs.wustl.edu/Resources/Pages/calendar_event.aspx?EvID=5213 

Virtual Career Fair
Thursday, March 2, 2017, 8 am-5 pm, online
More info: http://dbbs.wustl.edu/Resources/Pages/calendar_event.aspx?EvID=5107

Wendy Chapman, Ph.D., Chair of Biomedical Informatics at University of Utah School of Medicine
Thursday, March 2, 2017, 4:00 pm, Becker Library King Center
More info: http://dbbs.wustl.edu/Resources/Pages/calendar_event.aspx?EvID=5246 

D. E. Shaw Research Information Session
Thursday, March 9, 2017, 5:00 pm, Connor Auditorium, FLTC
More info: http://dbbs.wustl.edu/Resources/Pages/calendar_event.aspx?EvID=5235

Fall 2016

Andy Geisse Career Talk
Friday, Sept. 16, 2016, 10:15 am, McMillen Lab 311, Danforth Campus
More info: http://dbbs.wustl.edu/Resources/Pages/calendar_event.aspx?EvID=4754

Boston Consulting Group
Thursday, Sept. 15, 2016, 2 pm, FLTC 207
More info: http://dbbs.wustl.edu/Resources/Pages/calendar_event.aspx?EvID=4755 

The Influence of Graduate Teaching and Volunteerism on Academic and Non-academic Career Paths
Friday, Oct. 21, 2016, 1:30 pm, Connor Auditorium
More info: http://us6.campaign-archive1.com/?u=d19f21f109&id=60b469f897 

Paul R. Eisenberg Career Talk
Tuesday, Nov. 1, 2016, 3:00 pm, Cori Auditorium
Register and more info: http://dbbs.wustl.edu/Resources/Pages/calendar_event.aspx?EvID=4883

Precision Medicine Pathway Career Panel
Monday, Dec. 5, 2016, 3:00 pm, McDonnell Sciences 426
More info: http://dbbs.wustl.edu/Resources/Pages/calendar_event.aspx?EvID=4971

Spring 2016

My Personal and Yet Profoundly Public Transition from Acadmia to Business and Non-profits, with Neurosciences Alumnus Jerry Nguyen, Ph.D.
Monday, Jan. 4, 2016, 1:30 pm 
Register and more info: http://dbbs.wustl.edu/Resources/Pages/calendar_event.aspx?EvID=4182

Eli Lilly and Company Information Session
Thursday, Jan. 14, 2016, 2 pm
Register and more info: http://dbbs.wustl.edu/Resources/Pages/calendar_event.aspx?EvID=4181

Boston Consulting Group Recruiting
Thursday, Jan. 21, 2016, 5 pm
More info: http://dbbs.wustl.edu/Resources/Pages/calendar_event.aspx?EvID=4247

University Careers Beyond the Lab

Monday, Feb. 8, 2016, 1:30 pm
Register and more info: http://dbbs.wustl.edu/Resources/Pages/calendar_event.aspx?EvID=4285

University Careers Beyond the Lab
Thursday, March 17, 2016, 1:30 pm
Register and more info: http://dbbs.wustl.edu/Resources/Pages/calendar_event.aspx?EvID=4365

Science Writing Career Talk with DBBS Alumna Tina Saey, Ph.D.
Friday, April 29, 2016, 1:30 pm
Register and more info: http://dbbs.wustl.edu/Resources/Pages/calendar_event.aspx?EvID=4256

Career Talk with FDA Microbiologist Adrian Land, Ph.D.
Tuesday, May 17, 2016, 9:30 am

Fall 2015

Non-Tenure Track Careers for STEM Ph.D.s
Friday, Nov. 20, 2015, 9 am

Spring 2015

Succeeding in an Industrial Research Environment
Friday, January 9th, 12noon
Register & more info:  http://dbbs.wustl.edu/Resources/Pages/calendar_event.aspx?EvID=3279

Combining Pharmaceutial Industry and Teaching 
Tuesday, April 7th, 9am
Register & more info: http://dbbs.wustl.edu/Resources/Pages/calendar_event.aspx?EvID=3545  ​​

Non-Tenure Track Administrative Roles in Academia
Thursday, April 23, 9am CANCELLED - Will be rescheduled for later in 2015
Register & more info: http://dbbs.wustl.edu/Resources/Pages/calendar_event.aspx?EvID=3589   

Fall 2014

Charting a Path to a Career in Science Policy with Dr. Chris Pickett
Friday, Sept. 12th, 9am
Register & more info: http://dbbs.wustl.edu/Resources/Pages/calendar_event.aspx?EvID=3039  
co-sponsored with ProSPER, WU Graduate Students Promoting Science Policy, Education and Research.

Career Coffee Hour: From Academics to Biopharma with Dr. Leroy Wheeler
Friday, Nov. 7th, 9am
Register & more info: http://dbbs.wustl.edu/Resources/Pages/calendar_event.aspx?EvID=3040
co-sponsored with the WU Postdoc Society​

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