October 1, 2014
9:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
The annual biosciences College Program takes place during MichBio's Expo and Conference. The College Program offers students insightful, career-building advice from knowledgeable industry experts on such topics as:
- What bioscience companies look for in a potential candidate
- How to sell skills through resumés and applications
- How to make a memorable and impactful interview
- Why industry networking and social media in a job search matter
- Case studies on what it is like to work for a small, large, or emerging bioscience company
Lunch is included.
View College Program flier. (PDF)
Students of the following member institutions may attend the College Program for FREE:
- Kettering University
- Michigan State University
- Michigan Technological University
- Oakland University
- University of Michigan
- Wayne State University
- Western Michigan University
Student members (free): Click here to register
Nonmember students ($10): Click here to register
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Student Registration: Full Conference
Students looking for additional value and educational opportunities are encouraged to attend the full two-day conference. For only $39, students will be able to:
- Network with leading employers
- Learn about timely and hot-topic bio-industry issues
- Attend the pre-conference Detroit-area Bioscience Facilities Tour*
- Experience an entire industry tradeshow
Full conference student registration ($39): Click here to register
*There is an additional $59 fee for the Bioscience Facilities Tour.
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High School Career Day
October 3, 2014
9:00 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.
Wayne State University
This free event is an opportunity for state of Michigan high school students to learn about educational and career opportunities in the biosciences industry.
Career Day activities include:
- Bioscience companies at the TechTown incubator highlighting
pharmaceuticals, medical devices, R&D products, and a bio-tissue
repository. (See science in action!)
- Biomedical Engineering Center (human modeling, spine research, biomechanics)
- Lumigen Instrument Center (chemistry analysis instrumentation)
- Nursing Simulation Laboratory (SimBaby, SimMan, StatBaby, and others)
The event capacity is 125 students and teachers/chaperones. Small groups (4-6) per school are preferred, though larger groups will be accommodated with space permitting.
Registration is available until September 30. To register or for more information, contact Carol/Brooke at firstname.lastname@example.org or 248.336.8603.
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