Dear Members,

If you have biotech or healthcare-related news/events/jobs that you would like us to advertise, please email us with concise event information (format: Title, date, time, venue, description, contact info/event website) in text form.

Please do not only send us a flyer! Please send us material at least 3 weeks in advance so we can include your event on the bi-weekly bulletin. 
HBC.announcement@gmail.com


Thank you!

Best Regards,

Shyh-Chang: shyhng@fas.harvard.edu

Harvard Biotechnology Club: www.thebiotechclub.org

 

EVENTS

1.    The Harvard Biotech Club Career Fair 2013, September
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The biggest career event for life science PhDs, MDs and PostDoc’s, organized by the Harvard Biotech Club will be held on Monday, Sept. 30th in the New Research Building.

Come speak with key recruitment personnel from industry leaders in the fields of Pharma/Biotech, Consulting, Healthcare Services, Patent Law and Medical Deceives.

This is an excellent opportunity to network with company representatives, and land the perfect job!

The career fair will also include a career discussion panel led by industry experts and a keynote address by Dr. Robert Gould, CEO, Epizyme inc.; for more information, see below.

Date:   Monday, September 30th, 2013
Time:   1:00-5:00PM
Venue: New Research Building (3rd floor Rotunda), Harvard Medical School

Registration is free for Harvard students and Harvard-affiliated postdoctoral fellows, $20 for non-Harvard students, and $40 for professionals. Please pay by cash or check on-site.

More details on seminars, speakers and companies that will be attending the 2013 career fair will be available in the coming week. To see the complete list of companies that attended last year and for more info, please visit: http://www.thebiotechclub.org/careerfair/

2.    Resumes and Networking Strategies Workshop – Making the Most of the Harvard Biotech Club’s Career Fair

Date: Monday, September 23, 2013
Time: 3:30-5:00pm
Venue: Cannon Room, 1st Floor Building C, Harvard Medical School Quad.

*Note: Due to space limitations, the workshops will be open only to Harvard-affiliated members.

Are you attending the Harvard Biotech Club Career Fair? Make the most out of this great opportunity to meet with employers who want to hire PhDs!

Laura Stark Malisheski of the Office of Career Services for Harvard's Faculty of Arts and Sciences, will share her tips on how to present yourself, on paper and in person!

In the first part of this workshop, you will learn how to best organize your resume for different types of PhD-level nonacademic positions. Laura will offer specific guidelines and sample resumes to inspire you to create a resume that best represents your strengths and experiences.

In part two of the workshop, you will learn how to effectively introduce yourself to potential employers and make the most of your time at the HBC Career Fair.

RSVP: If you would like to attend this event, please send an email to RSVP@thebiotechclub.org with "workshop" in the subject line.

JOB OPPORTUNITIES

Leerink Swann Consulting - Associate
Job Title: Associate
Department: Leerink Swann Consulting
Location: Boston or New York

Leerink Swann Consulting is a boutique life sciences strategy consulting firm with offices in New York City and Boston. Our consultants advise leading pharmaceutical, biotech, drug delivery, and medical device companies on strategic growth opportunities. By combining an unparalleled ability to blend scientific information, clinical and business expertise, and financial analysis, we provide insights our clients need to make the right decisions and enhance the value of their enterprises. Leerink Swann Consulting offers those interested in working at the intersection of business and science/medicine a unique opportunity for their professional development.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:
• Participate in projects that have significant impact on leading and emerging life sciences companies
• Develop core consulting capabilities, including primary research, analysis, problem-solving, forecasting, synthesis, and deliverable creation
• Interact with and present findings to senior client executives
• Advance strategic recommendations to support decisions in such areas as M&A, clinical development, discovery, and product commercialization

Desired Skills & Experience:
• Advanced degree(s) in life sciences such as a Ph.D. or an M.D. with a demonstrated interest in the biopharmaceutical industry through coursework, undergraduate studies, or business experience
• Superior analytical approach with problem-solving capabilities
• Strong organizational and time management skills
• Excellent written and oral communication skills
• Proficiency in Excel and PowerPoint
• Professional presence
• Self-starter, with a team-oriented attitude

How is LSC differentiated from other boutique healthcare consulting firms?
• Meritocratic culture where upward trajectory is a function of growth and performance
• Strong support network from the MD level to the Analyst level - “open door policy”
• Career development taken seriously – career guidance and clear definition of development needs provided by a “coaching”/review and “buddy”/mentoring program
• Work in the city – easy and frequent “team nights” that drive close-knit culture
• Exposure to diverse set of projects across indications and project types

Important Dates:
• On-Campus Interview Program Fair: Monday, September 9th from 3:00 PM-6:00 PM (Knafel Center)
• Boutique Consulting Afternoon: Friday, September 13th, 2-4 PM (Sheraton Commander)
• Biotech Club Career Fair: Monday, September 30th, 1-5 PM (77 Avenue Louis Pasteur)
• Resume Deadline: October 2nd at 11:59PM (Career Center - On-Campus Recruiting)
• First Round Interviews: Wednesday, October 9th (On Campus)
• Final Round Interviews: Thursday - Friday, October 24th - 25th, (Boston)

Additional Information:
• Visit us at www.leerink.com
• For questions, please contact Ryan M. Stover at (ryan.stover@leerink.com)


ANNOUNCEMENT

Harvard Law Entrepreneurship Project

The Harvard Law Entrepreneurship Project (www.HLEP.org) is a student practice organization that provides free legal research and analysis for student-founded startups at Harvard and MIT. The research is conducted by teams of 3-4 Harvard Law students under the supervision of leading startup attorneys from the Boston area. Research projects take about 6-8 weeks to be completed, and will begin in early October.  Founders typically receive memos providing a full analysis of their legal questions and recommendations for future action. To apply for the free service, go to www.HLEP.org/entrepreneurs (the application takes about 10 minutes to complete and there is definitely a first-mover advantage, so consider getting your applications in before Monday 9/27; founders who wish to do so will have the opportunity to pitch their projects on Saturday 9/21). Social ventures welcome. We look forward to working with you! Contact hlep@hlep.org with any questions.