First Online Job Fair for Graduate Level Scientists Opens: Over 500 Life Scientists Registered

First Online Job Fair for Graduate Level Scientists Opens: Over 500 Life Scientists Registered
10/04/2011

SANTA CRUZ, Calif. (October 5th, 2011) – The Virtual Job Summit hosted by Bio Careers(www.biocareers.com) opened today with more than 500 graduate level life scientists registeredfor the event. All of the recruits hold degrees from Medical/Graduate Schools ranked amongthe top 15%. At the Summit, they will have the opportunity to meet top U.S. and internationalemployers like MedImmune, St. Jude, City of Hope, and Domain Therapeutics. They will alsonetwork online and attend talks on careers and job search.

Bio Careers is the leading online career service for graduate level life scientists, serving 40 ofthe top 55 Graduate Schools and training institutions in the U.S. The company offers a varietyof ways for employers to recruit from this talented community, including the industry leadingjob board, webinars and the Virtual Job Summit. The online summit enables employers to meet,converse with and interview alumni and degree candidates—without leaving their office.

“We are excited about the event because it will allow employers to participate in a remarkablejob fair without the time or expense of traveling to a physical location,” President Nick Folgersaid. “Each employer will receive their own ‘virtual booth,’ which they can fill with a variety ofinformation, such as white papers, brochures and videos.”
“Employers will have two looks at candidates—during event ‘office hours’ and in follow-up interviews—to assess their skills and culture fit before investing in bringing them in forinterviews,” Folger said.

Here is a timeline for the event:

•On October 5th and 6th, employers will video chat with interested job seekers at theirbooth.

•Later in October, employers will conduct video interviews and receive a report ofeveryone who visited their booth.

Registration for the Virtual Job Summit is currently open. For more information, call (877) 862-4656, Ext. 102 or email jobsummit@biocareers.com.
Established in 2006, Bio Careers gives employers a time-saving, cost-effective way to recruitthe nation’s leading life scientists. It is the only online career service that caters exclusively toPostgraduates and MDs, and it is the only such service that directly assists training institutions.40 of the country’s top 55 training centers are institutional members of Bio Careers.

Media Contact: Marina Enachi, Marketing DirectorDirect Phone: (877) 862-4656, Ext. 116Direct Email: marina@biocareers.com