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Saturday, April 9, 2011


14th Annual NIEHS Biomedical Career Fair

April 29, 2011


EPA Campus Main Building (Building C) Exit NIEHS
109 T.W. Alexander Drive
Research Triangle Park, NC 27711
Map of EPA conference facilities

What is the NIEHS Biomedical Career Fair?

The annual NIEHS Biomedical Career Fair, now in its 14th year, is one of the largest assemblies of biomedical organizations and young scientists in Research Triangle Park, NC. Targeting postdoctoral fellows and advanced graduate students, the Career Fair provides these young scientists an opportunity to explore a myriad of fields and create a contact network as they plan for their future careers in the biomedical sciences.

Please feel free to contact us at with any questions.

Come Prepared

Bring your updated CV/Resume for onsite review with one of our professional reviewers (on site sign up).

Time Event
7:45 - 8:45 Registration and Continental Breakfast (Building C Rotunda)
Sign up for CV/Resume Reviews
8:45 - 9:00 Welcome and Opening Remarks (Room C111-ABC)
Corinne Zeller-Knuth, Ph.D., Co-Chair NIEHS Career Fair Committee
William T. Schrader, Ph.D., Deputy Scientific Director, NIEHS, NIH
9:00 - 10:25 Session I (concurrent sessions)
  1. Panel: Navigating the Process: Academia (Room C112)
  2. Panel: Navigating the Process: Government (Room C113)
  3. Workshop: Planning for Career Satisfaction & Success (Room C114)
  4. Workshop: The Job Search, Cover Letters, CVs, and Resumes (Room C111-A)

CV/Resume Consultations (B Atrium)

Visit Company Exhibits (Lakeside Hallway)

10:25 - 10:45 Coffee Break
10:45 - 11:45 Keynote Address (Room C111-ABC)
Richard Weibl
Director, Center for Careers in Science and Technology
American Association for the Advancement of Science
11:45 - 12:45 Lunch (Rooms C111-ABC, C112, C113, C114, B Atrium)
12:50 - 1:30 Session II: Non-Traditional Careers (concurrent sessions)
  1. Grant Management (Room C111-A)
  2. Finance and Venture Capital (Room C111-B)
  3. Patents and Law (Room C111-C)
  4. Non-Profit Organizations (Room C112)
  5. Consulting & Business Development (Room C113)
  6. Science Policy (Room C114)

CV/Resume Consultations (B Atrium)

Visit Company Exhibits (Lakeside Hallway)

1:35 - 2:15 Session III: Non-Traditional Careers (concurrent sessions)
  1. Program Management (Room C111-A)
  2. Entrepreneurs and Business (Room C111-B)
  3. Tech Transfer (Room C111-C)
  4. Science Outreach (Room C112)
  5. Media and Communication (Room C113)
  6. Clinical Research (Room C114)

CV/Resume Consultations (Atrium)

Visit Company Exhibits (Lakeside Hallway)

2:15 - 3:25 Networking Dessert Reception (C111-ABC, B Atrium)
3:30 - 5:00 Session IV (concurrent sessions)
  1. Panel: Navigating the Process: Industry and Biotech (Room C111-A)
  2. Panel: Finding and Applying for Fellowships (Room C112)
  3. Workshop: Networking: A Tool for Building Relationships and Exploring Career Options (Room C113)
  4. Workshop: Interviewing & Negotiating an Offer (Room C114)

CV/Resume Consultations (B Atrium)

Visit Company Exhibits (Lakeside Hallway)

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