careers-fair

Careers fair for Industrial Biotechnology and Bioenergy (IBBE) scientists

April 12th 2017, University of Sheffield

Our career fair will provide you with the chance to meet employers face-to-face, to learn about current vacancies and opportunities available, and to market yourself to prospective employers. There are several talks you can attend about the sector and the opportunities within it, along with opportunity to get advice on your CV from professionals.

  • Explore careers in IBBE from laboratory based jobs to working as a patent lawyer
  • Meet employers with graduate schemes, current and future job opportunities
  • Hear from different employers about what it’s like to work for them
  • Get feedback on your CV in our one-to-one clinics
  • Speak with industrialists in our one-to-one clinics
  • Speak with academics in our one-to-one clinics
  • Speak to the BBSRC about your future career in academia in our one-to-one clinics
  • Draft Agenda
    10:00 Registration & Exhibition
    10:30 Introduction
    10:45 Company presentation 1 and questions – TBC
    11:00 Company presentation 1 and questions – TBC
    11:15 Company presentation 1 and questions – TBC
    11:30 Company presentation 1 and questions – TBC
    11:45 BBSRC presentation
    12:30 Lunch & Exhibition
    13:30 to 16:00 pre-bookable 1-2-1 sessions for ECRs and industry (10 mins per session)
    13:30 to 16:00 pre-bookable 1-2-1 CV sessions for ECRs (10 mins per session)
    13:30 to 16:00 pre-bookable 1-2-1 sessions for ECRs with member of BBSRC (10 mins per session)
    13:30 to 16:00 pre-bookable 1-2-1 sessions for ECRs with academics (10 mins per session)
    16:00 Exhibition and close

    SPACES ARE LIMITED SO BOOK NOW TO AVOID DISAPPOINTMENT HERE.

    Registration is free, and BIOCATNET travel bursaries are available to support attendance by network members: see http://biocatnet.com/funding/travel-bursaries/ for more information.

    Exhibition Space: We have space for 16 organisations to exhibit (This is free of charge and on will be allocated on a first come first served basis). Each stand includes:

  • Table (6ft rectangular) and 2 chairs
  • WiFi
  • one parking space
  • hot and cold beverages throughout the day
  • Lunch for 2 representatives
  • pre-event promotion of your organisation
  • an entry in the fair guide distributed on the day