Emerging Professionals and Students
As an emerging professional or student, you will have access to the largest, longest-running event in the life sciences industry with countless opportunities to network, learn, and grow with professionals from every sector of the life sciences and every career stage.
This is your chance to share your own thoughts and create new connections for your professional development and engage with students and emerging professionals from around the world.
Student and Emerging Professionals Forum
June 14 | 12:30-1:30PM
This forum will introduce students and young/new/emerging professionals to the Drug Information Association (DIA) and its relationship to the global pharmaceutical, device, and therapeutic industries. Participants will hear from leading industry professionals about “What’s Hot and Not: Emerging Careers and Trends in Pharma” as part of a panel discussion where they will have an opportunity to ask questions and discuss the challenges of working in translational research/academia, industry and government.
Student and Young Professionals Resume Workshop
June 14 | 1:30-2:30PM
This interactive session will introduce students and young/new/emerging professionals to the fundamentals of resume/CV writing skills. Participants will be able to understand the difference between a resume and a curriculum vitae. The session will also discuss components of an effective document; action verbs, value-added bullet points, and transferable knowledge, skills, and abilities (KSA). Common mistakes and information to not include on the documents due to legal considerations and self-protection from identity theft will also be discussed.
Student Self-Awareness Workshop
June 14 | 4:00-5:00PM
Do you know what your strengths and weaknesses are and how to articulate them? Are you aware of how you communicate and interact with others? This workshop will help you answer those questions and frame your “soft” skills through self-awareness.
Networking Lounge: Emerging Professionals and Students
June 15 | 12:30-3:00PM
June 16 | 12:30-3:00PM
June 17 | 12:30-3:00PM
Our featured topic lounges are all about networking and working the "virtual meeting room." These lounges can accommodate up to 50 attendees and are designed for attendees to speak out loud and for cameras to be on.
View the Emerging Professional and Student Program for session recommendations from our student advisor.
Registration to the virtual DIA Global Annual Meeting includes the sessions selected in this program as well as access to the other 200+ sessions across 13 educational tracks, our e-poster gallery, networking sessions and the virtual exhibit hall. All activities will take place within the virtual meeting platform that is hosting DIA 2020.
Standard Registration Rates: $1969 for nonmembers and $1629 for DIA members. Separate pricing available for Charitable/Academic and Government Employees. View all rates.
Professionals working in health product development, regulation, and related fields, with fewer than five years experience.
Registration Rates: Complimentary
Register by June 10 to receive complimentary registration. You will be contacted by DIA's customer support team to complete your registration and ensure eligibility for the rate associated.Undergraduate or graduate students who can demonstrate they are enrolled in a full-time degree or certificate granting, academic program in a recognized academic institution, or individuals currently conducting a full-time internship at the time of registration and start of the meeting.