Join Life Science Washington Institute for a free “Learn by Doing” workshop presented by SciPhD , followed by a networking reception.

This one-day workshop will provide attendees with interactive experiences and guidance for scientists pursuing careers in the public and private sectors and academia. Participants will build their resume, learn the basics of negotiation, and receive valuable insight on building their network of colleagues, mentors, and role models.

The workshop will cover a range of topics for scientists including:

The Business of Science

  • Building your brand
  • 24 Core Competencies
  • Finding a job that excites you
  • Developing a targeted resume

Communications for Scientists

  • Technical Literacy
  • Style Flexibility
  • Emotional Intelligence
  • Social Intelligence

Leadership Styles

  • Six Style of Leadership
  • Impact of Leadership Style on Company Culture
  • Finding your Leadership Style

Networking for Success

  • Developing your brand
  • Building your network identity
  • Online and in-person networking
  • Building your network
  • Leveraging your network to land a job and enhance job security

Industry Networking Reception:

Beginning at 4:30, representatives from Celgene, Omeros, Seattle Genetics, and Adaptive Biotechnologies will provide brief company introductions. Following the presentations, workshop attendees will be able to network with these industry professionals to develop potential mentoring partnerships and explore career opportunities in the industry.

Contact Laura Sconyers,, for more information!


Workshop sponsored through the generous support of: 

Networking reception sponsored by :