SAN DIEGO– Biocom Institute, a 501(c)(3) non-profit that supports life science innovation by strengthening the workforce and leaders of tomorrow, today announced the organization is hosting the annual Veteran’s Life Science Symposium, a virtual event catered towards active military and veterans exploring career opportunities in the life sciences. The interactive career symposium will occur Tuesday, November 17 from 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm PT.
“Through programs like the Veterans Life Science Symposium, the Biocom Institute provides transitioning active duty military service members and veterans the information, support and mentorship needed to successfully pursue careers in the life science industry,” said Karmin Noar, executive director of Biocom Institute. “By creating opportunities to connect with former military professionals who have successfully navigated this transition, we hope to encourage those looking to apply the unique skillset they’ve gained through their service to a career in the life sciences.”
The event will feature presentations from top industry representatives from veteran-friendly life science companies, HR professionals with practical advice on navigating the transition into the life science industry, and other life science professionals and veterans who have successfully launched a career in the industry.
The Veteran’s Life Science Symposium is a part of Biocom Institute’s Veterans Initiative, which aims to provide veterans access to a variety of life science industry professionals and executives. The program provides a holistic approach to addressing skills gaps, hiring and job-search challenges, and a unique, direct connection between veterans and the life science industry through the military fellowship program.