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Friday, March 13

Making the Transition into Non-Academic Careers in the Life Sciences and Engineering

Making the Transition into Non-Academic Careers in the Life Sciences and Engineering; A hindsight perspective
Tuesday, March 17, 2015 - 4:00pm to 5:30pm
West Conference Room, 4th Floor, Rackham Building


This panel will feature Ph.D.s who have successfully transitioned into non-academic careers. Panelists will share their key decisions and turning points which helped them make this transition. They will also discuss their experiences of high tech entrepreneurship, technology commercialization, R&D in an industrial environment, applications of data science, etc. This event will be moderated by one of our peers, a postdoc from the Medical School. All attendees will have an opportunity to talk one on one with the panelists after the panel discussion.

This event is sponsored by the Michigan Life Sciences Engineering Advising and Development (miLEAD) consulting group and is a Rackham professional development initiatives. The miLEAD is a is a non-profit organization founded and led by University of Michigan postdoctoral fellows. Their members are U-M postdocs and graduate students from various academic backgrounds. They provide short-term consulting services to the tech companies from southeast Michigan. For more information about miLEAD visit http://www.milead.org/home.html.