Emerge Bioscience is an interactive career development workshop series for advanced professional degree students in the life sciences. Through internal assessment of strengths and motivations, participants will map broader career paths and build a career development plan. Participants will leave with the toolkit required to land the career of their choice.Find out more
In this constantly changing world with its multitude and variety of opportunities and risks, individuals need to think carefully about their career choices. Current statistics indicate that less than 10% of entering life science PhD graduate students will become tenure-track faculty. However, the skills and expertise of scientists are valued in many organizations and there is a wide variety of careers possible outside academia. How do you find your fit if you are looking beyond the bench?
88% of graduate students and post-doctoral fellows do not feel prepared to build a plan for their career
–Emerge student, PhD candidate in Biochemistry, Molecular Biology and Biophysics
Our students go to work for a variety of organizations in industry, non-profit, and academia.
Consultant at Boston Consulting Group
Data Analyst at Concur
Research Scientist at Adaptimmune
Medical Research Manager at NAMSA
Barbara is the founder of Nelsen Biomedical, a consulting practice providing technology commercialization and business growth strategies to life science companies. In addition, she is the founder of Emerge Bioscience, sits on the board of BMoGen and of Discovery Capital, and is an advisor to iPropel and the University of Minnesota’s NIH REACH program.
Lauren is the founder of Propel Careers, a recruitment firm focused on delivering a wide array of placement and career development services in the life sciences sector. Lauren speaks nationally on career options, job search strategies, and building competitive profiles. Propel developed an NIH BEST Grant in conjunction with Boston University.
– Tom Hays, Associate Dean of Research, College of Biological Sciences at University of Minnesota
Emerge Institute is proud to have the support of professionals and organizations seeking to advance career opportunities for those with graduate degrees in the sciences.