BioNJ Life Sciences Talent Network to Host “Career Connection” Job Fair & BioHUB Networking Event for Life Science Industry Professionals

TRENTON, N.J.–The BioNJ Life Sciences Talent Network (LSTN) will host a life sciences job fair, “CareerConnection,” on Tuesday, June 26, 2012, from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. at the Rutgers University Student Center located at 126 College Avenue, New Brunswick, NJ.

The CareerConnection job fair is intended for professionals and job seekers within the life science industry and will offer attendees opportunities to meet with employers, industry recruiters/headhunters, education providers and career counselors, as well as connect with other professional organizations.

Additionally, the event will include a session about best practices for interview preparation and the New Jersey Department of Labor and Workforce Development (NJDLWD) will host seminars for job seekers interested in training grants.

Admission to the event is free, but attendees are required to register beforehand. Please go to http://www.bionj.org/events/bionj-careerconnection for more information.

“The goal of the Life Sciences CareerConnection is to connect individuals in the biotech, pharma, medical device, diagnostics and clinical industries with employers and career resources to enhance their career opportunities within the local industry market,” said Debbie Hart, President of BioNJ, the trade association for New Jersey’s thriving biotechnology industry. “Attendees will have the opportunity to meet with key industry leaders and explore career possibilities locally. The biotechnology industry continues to grow in New Jersey and BioNJ is thrilled to play a role in helping to retain the rich talent pool that we have in our State.”

Participating companies and career resource providers thus far include: Amneal Enterprises, LLC, Daiichi Sankyo, DPT Labs, GE Healthcare, Johnson & Johnson, LEO Pharma, Inc., MaxSAR BioPharma, Morristown Medical Center, NorthStream Global Partners, LLC, Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Inc., Publicis Touchpoint Solutions, PSC Biotech Corporation, Association for Women in Science, BioSpace, ChemPharma, Hays Recruiting Experts in Life Sciences, Integrated Resources, Inc., Joule Clinical & Scientific Staffing Solutions, NJ Department of Labor and Workforce Development, Rutgers Center for Management Development, Rutgers Professional Science Master’s Program, Scientific Search, TSR Consulting Services, Inc., and Young Professionals in Healthcare.

Additional exhibitors are being added every week. For a complete program, please go to: http://www.bionj.org/events/bionj-careerconnection.

About BIONJ LSTN

The BioNJ LSTN is an initiative funded by the New Jersey Department of Labor and Workforce Development that, among many other initiatives, enables BioNJ to provide an array of valuable services to companies looking for talent and talent looking for their next position. LSTN connects New Jersey’s professionals with careers in the biotech, pharma, medical device, medical diagnostics and clinical industries. LSTN supports employers with talent acquisition and recruitment, talent pipeline development and employee transition services and educational resources.

For more information, please call BioNJ Headquarters at 609-890-3185, email at talentnetwork@bionj.org or visit www.BioNJTalentNetwork.org.

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