iJOBS Simulation: Introduction to patents and how to be a technical specialist

Published on Oct 11, 2019 by Emily Kelly-Castro

    By Emily C. Kelly-Castro On October 2, 2019, I attended the iJOBS Simulation: How to be a technical specialist. So, what does it mean to be a technical specialist you ask? A technical specialist works closely with patent lawyers to advise on specific patents. A patent lawyer will examine an invention, guide an … Continue reading iJOBS Simulation: Introduction to patents and how to be a technical specialist


iJOBS Simulation: Equity Research

Published on Oct 1, 2019 by Monal Mehta

Written by Monal Mehta On September 25th 2019, Rutgers iJOBS held an Equity Research Simulation event. Two individuals, both from Guggenheim Securities, LLC, came down from NYC for the evening to give students more insight on what an equity research career might entail. The first speaker, Charles Zhu, Ph.D., is an Equity Research Senior Associate … Continue reading iJOBS Simulation: Equity Research


iJOBS Career Panel: Data Science

Published on Sep 26, 2019 by Janaina Pereira

By Janaina Pereira and Tomas Kasza “There is a sea of data and it might be useful to learn how to sail on it.” In the past few years, we have generated a gigantic amount of data. Technologies such as next-generation sequencing, digitalization, cloud computing, and even smartphones have provided a massive amount of data. … Continue reading iJOBS Career Panel: Data Science


iJOBS Networking: BioPharma Networking Group and Alumni with Current Trainees

Published on Sep 20, 2019 by Tomas Kasza

By Tomas Kasza The BioPharma Networking Group (BPNG) held a networking event between current and former graduate trainees in Piscataway, New Jersey on September 10, 2019. It was a great opportunity for current graduate student to get acquainted with industry professionals, industry careers and create networking bonds. The iJOBS blog caught up with several of … Continue reading iJOBS Networking: BioPharma Networking Group and Alumni with Current Trainees


iJOBS Simulation: Tech Transfer

Published on Sep 11, 2019 by Janaina Pereira

By Janaina Pereira Tech Transfer, also known as Technology Commercialization or Knowledge Transfer, is the process of transforming research ideas, systems, platforms, molecules, knowledge or technology into a commercial product or service. In the past ten years, the field has consistently grown as the knowledge transfer partnerships between academia and industry have expanded to include … Continue reading iJOBS Simulation: Tech Transfer


Non-Traditional Careers for PhDs – 5 Alumni Share their Stories

Published on Aug 1, 2019 by Vinam Puri

By Vinam Puri iJOBS recently organized a panel of 5 Rutgers Alumni who graduated with PhDs and went on to pursue non-research jobs. Moderated by Dr. Janet Alder, the panel shared their unique stories including their career paths and day-to-day activities of their current position. This post will capture the experiences shared by all panelists. … Continue reading Non-Traditional Careers for PhDs – 5 Alumni Share their Stories


FDA’s role in expediting the development of novel medical products

Published on Jun 26, 2019 by Huri M

By Huri Mücahit   The Food and Drug Administration (FDA), as the name suggests, is the primary regulatory organization for food and drug safety, including biologics and medical devices. However, surprisingly, the FDA regulates much more in the name of protecting public health, such as cosmetics, veterinary products, and tobacco products. The range in regulatory … Continue reading FDA’s role in expediting the development of novel medical products


iJOBS 2Actify Workshop: How to design a magnetic and focused LinkedIn profile

Published on Jun 20, 2019 by Emily Kelly-Castro

On June 4, 2019, I attended a LinkedIn workshop by 2Actify offered by Rutgers iJOBS. This workshop was focused on helping design a LinkedIn profile, by making it more attractive with the necessary information for recruiters. The 2Actify program was founded by Penny Pearl, a Rutgers’ alum, dedicated to helping others prepare for their future. … Continue reading iJOBS 2Actify Workshop: How to design a magnetic and focused LinkedIn profile


A visit to the Institute of Life Science Entrepreneurship

Published on Jun 18, 2019 by Vinam Puri

Written by Vinam Puri The Institute for Life Science Entrepreneurship (ILSE) is a non-profit organization at Kean University, NJ whose mission is to accelerate life science discoveries by supporting startups in the field. In May 2019, Rutgers iJOBS organized a visit to ILSE to help future entrepreneurs get initial guidance through interaction and advice from … Continue reading A visit to the Institute of Life Science Entrepreneurship


Meet the Blogger: Monal Mehta

Published on Jun 13, 2019 by Monal Mehta

Hello everyone! My name is Monal Mehta, and I am finishing the 4th year of my PhD in Neuroscience at Rutgers University. I have actually been contributing to the Rutgers iJOBs blog since 2017, but am just now finally getting around to writing a post introducing myself! Time has really flown by since I arrived at … Continue reading Meet the Blogger: Monal Mehta