Career Development Symposium 2017
A collaborative event by the Postdoc Society of TBSI and the Postdoc Society of the School of Pharmacy & Pharmaceutical Sciences
As part of postdocs activities in the School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences, a full day career development symposium was jointly organised in collaboration with TBSI postdoc society on 13th October 2017. The symposium aimed to provide information and practical guidance to post-doctoral research staff, PhD and MSc students in Pharmacy in terms of potential career options available to them (both within and outside academia) and ways in which they can develop their career prospects. The symposium was divided into morning and afternoon sessions. Speakers from national and international organisations representing (academia, industry, funding bodies, publishers and TCD) attended the event. Interactive sessions in the afternoon were organised with 16 booths representing: academia, pharmaceutical companies, recruiting agencies, funding bodies, science gallery Dublin, publisher and TCD human resource. The event attracted over 140 people.