iJobs Virtual Career Panel: Careers at the NIH

Published on Oct 22, 2020 by Gina Sanchez

By: Gina Sanchez Pursuing a job opportunity at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) can appear ambitious, especially as competition for federal funding and resources increases every year. In this iJOBS virtual career panel, iJOBS trainees were able to meet with four current NIH employees to discuss various career opportunities at the NIH, how to … Continue reading iJobs Virtual Career Panel: Careers at the NIH


From Mice to Databases: Health Economics and Outcomes Research

Published on Oct 15, 2020 by Keyaara Robinson

By: Keyaara M. Robinson Many STEM Ph.D. students may be wondering how they can translate their lab bench skills into a career outside of academia. The good news is that our knowledge of the scientific method is valuable both in solving complex problems both in the lab and in a career in Health Economics and … Continue reading From Mice to Databases: Health Economics and Outcomes Research


Rutgers iJOBS Networking Event: BioPharma Networking Group with Current Trainees

Published on Oct 9, 2020 by Samantha Avina

By: Samantha Avina In the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, professionals in academia and pharmaceutical industries have adapted traditionally social events, like networking, by hosting virtually. The iJOBS program kick-started the fall 2020 semester by co-hosting a virtual networking event with the Bio-Pharmaceutical Networking Group(BPNG) on September 22nd, 2020. The Rutgers iJOBS program, led by Dr. Janet Adler, … Continue reading Rutgers iJOBS Networking Event: BioPharma Networking Group with Current Trainees


Life After STEM: Career Landscapes and Opportunities Following your PhD

Published on Oct 2, 2020 by Shawn Rumrill

By: Shawn Rumrill So you’re a STEM graduate student now, congratulations! But what does that mean for your future? On September 15th, the Rutgers iJOBS program hosted a special seminar – RU Life Sciences Leadership Paths to the Future – focused on answering that very question. Academia is often thought to be the default career … Continue reading Life After STEM: Career Landscapes and Opportunities Following your PhD


Regeneron Science to Medicine Virtual Forum

Published on Aug 18, 2020 by Natalie Losada

by Natalie Losada Everyone is anxiously awaiting the arrival of a vaccine for COVID-19 that will hopefully allow for daily life to resume.  Scientists around the world are working hard to develop drugs and vaccines, analyze clinical trial outcomes, and balance effectiveness with cost of distribution of the vaccines.  We all just want the punchline, … Continue reading Regeneron Science to Medicine Virtual Forum


iJobs Virtual Career Panel: Science Writing and Medical Communication at McCann Health

Published on Jul 28, 2020 by Gina Sanchez

By: Gina Sanchez   On July 14th, the iJobs program hosted a virtual career panel with McCann Health, a prominent international healthcare communications company. Representatives from various agencies within the company gave presentations about different aspects of their jobs. Drug discovery is a costly industry, making it essential that there are people able to help … Continue reading iJobs Virtual Career Panel: Science Writing and Medical Communication at McCann Health


Virtual Career Panel: Eli Lilly

Published on Jul 2, 2020 by Zachary Fritz

By: Zachary Fritz Despite a still raging global pandemic, on Friday, June 19th curious graduate students were able to “virtually” step inside one of the world’s major pharmaceutical companies, Eli Lilly, via an iJOBS Virtual Career Panel. Eli Lilly is a Fortune 500 company that has about 34,000 employees worldwide with offices, manufacturing plants, and research … Continue reading Virtual Career Panel: Eli Lilly


Virtual Career Panel: Genewiz

Published on Jun 19, 2020 by Natalie Losada

By Natalie Losada Have you ever wondered, especially now during the global pandemic, who is performing and developing the techniques for large genetic studies?  Many researchers require the help of Genewiz, a company that provides R&D genomics services to pharmaceutical companies, biotechnology companies, academic researchers, and start-ups.  Genewiz is known for their affordable, reliable data, … Continue reading Virtual Career Panel: Genewiz


The fundamentals of a magnetic LinkedIn profile

Published on Jun 9, 2020 by Brianna Alexander

By Brianna Alexander As graduate students, our days often involve planning and executing experiments, analyzing data, and eventually presenting and publishing the acquired results. We are passionate about what we do, and we understand the importance of working hard now to secure ourselves future success. However, outside of our bench work- what can we do … Continue reading The fundamentals of a magnetic LinkedIn profile


“Informational Interviews – What? How? Why?” A recap of NIH OITE’s webinar

Published on May 28, 2020 by Helena Mello

By Helena Mello Regardless of the career path stage, networking is an essential aspect of any professional life. As scientists, we have opportunities to connect in conferences, seminars and career events. We can strengthen these connections and expand our network with informational interviews; however, not everyone is familiar with this resource. With that in mind, … Continue reading “Informational Interviews – What? How? Why?” A recap of NIH OITE’s webinar