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DIA 2013 49th Annual Meeting 

Looking for ways to leverage your education and land a career in the life sciences industry? Then you must attend the DIA 2013 49th Annual Meeting.

For only $250, you can network with more than 7,000 life sciences professionals involved in the discovery, development, and life cycle management of pharmaceuticals, biotechnology, medical devices, and related products to unlock the innovation needed to expand global access to effective and affordable patient care. Get your name alongside top thought leaders, innovators, and experts all seeking fresh knowledge and sharpening their skills for the future.

Eligibility. Students must be an undergraduate or graduate student who can document that they are enrolled in a degree granting or certificate-granting academic program in an accredited academic institution, whose content is consistent with the mission of DIA for at least 12 undergraduate hours annually or 9 graduate hours annually

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Student Group Discounts Available!
Register 10 from your university and receive the 11th FREE!
Contact Donna Mayer for eligibility and registration details.


Student Forum
“Getting a Job and Developing a Career”

June 25 | 10:15-11:45AM ET
This year’s forum will cover getting a job with presentations on soft skills, interviewing and using internships and fellowships to launch your career. An additional topic - finding a mentor - will introduce the theme of going from finding a job to developing a career. A good mentor can guide you with priceless tacit knowledge that otherwise could take years to find.

Speakers
Soft Skills and Interviewing
Kelleen Flaherty, MS, Assistant Professor, University of the Sciences in Philadelphia

Using Fellowships and Internships to Start Your Career
Justin Balint, PharmD, Post-Doctoral Fellow, Oncology Advocacy and Policy, Rutgers

Finding a Mentor to Guide your Career
Amy N. Grant, MS, Director, Global Regulatory Strategy & Science, ViroPharma Inc.


Career Center

The DIA Career Center is your go-to resource for careers in the life sciences industry. Use the Career Center to find your ideal job or internship today!


Continuing Education Credits

Earn CE credits for attending sessions, forums, workshops, symposia, and more

Network!  Network!  Network!
Receptions, Networking Lunches, Student & Professional Posters, Speed Networking Session

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This Year's Student and Professional Posters
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