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 Young Professional Forum
June 27 | 11:00AM-12:00PM ET
This one hour interactive session will utilize prerecorded materials about the current state of the drug industry and jobs outlooks, as well as a live session with panelists who will share with students and young/new/emerging professionals their career paths and tips for securing those “first jobs” and answer questions from participants.
Student and Young Professionals Resume Workshop
June 27 | 1:00-2:00PM ET
This interactive workshop 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 workshop will also discuss components of an effective document; action verbs, transferable skills, KSAs, value-added bullet points, etc. Common mistakes and information to not include on the documents due to legal considerations and self-protection from identity theft will also be discussed.
Interviews: The Obvious and Not-So-Obvious Tips
June 27 | 3:00-4:00PM ET
A fun, interactive workshop focused on making interviewing easy for you. Learn tips on preparation, answering interview questions, following up, and evaluating the job offer.
Don’t miss these sessions flagged by DIA’s Student Advisor as must-attend sessions for the emerging professional and student! Visit the Program Agenda for details on these sessions.