Ever wondered what a career in research looks like? Interested in applying your scientific knowledge to a commercial setting? Want to combine your communication skills with a passion for improving health? Understand the options available to you from industry experts during the Careers in the Life Science Industry Week. View the Life Science Industry schedule.
UCL Careers resources
Careers in Life and Health Sciences - a UCL guide - A guide from UCL Careers on careers in the life and health sciences industry. Discover the roles available, employer directories, key job sites, sample internships and graduate schemes, opportunities for under-represented groups, professional bodies, industry insights, and how UCL can support you.
Careers in the Life Science Industry Week | 2021/22
- Recruitment Agency Overview of the Life Sciences Industry - view recording
- A Career in Medical Writing - Experiential workshop by the European Medical Writing Association - view recording
- Strategy Consulting in Pharmaceuticals and Healthcare - Life Science Consulting Case Study Workshop with Cambridge Healthcare Research - view recording
- Biology and Business forum - view recording
Careers in the Life Science Industry Week | 2020/21
Have you enjoyed your time in the lab during your course? Or perhaps it's working with the huge amounts of data produced by lab and clinical studies that's caught your interest? This virtual panel event offers tips on how to further these experiences in the workplace. You'll hear from speakers working in laboratory and data science roles across a range of organisations, including GSK, IQVIA, Parexel, and the NHS.
Cambridge Healthcare Research (CHR) is a consultancy providing strategic support to biopharmaceutical, medical device and NGO clients. CHR's expert team of consultants, based across Europe, North America and Asia, delivers tailored solutions based on our analysis and experience of strategy consulting and product commercialisation. This video will give you the opportunity to hear from some of the CHR team, discover the Associate journey from academia to consulting, look at the everyday challenges of consulting and get application and interview tips for consulting applications.
CK Group is an international recruitment consultancy specialising in scientific, technical and clinical roles. They are proud to be working with 18 out of the world’s top 20 pharmaceutical and biotechnology organisations. In this video, you’ll hear from an expert recruiter from CK Group who will provide you with an overview of the life sciences sector and tell you about the processes involved in using a recruitment agency to assist when applying for both temporary and permanent roles. You will have the opportunity to hear about case studies and example roles that are commonly recruited for, as well as hearing the speaker respond to attendee questions.
Students interested in a career in medical writing should watch this 90 min recorded online workshop. It begins with a short presentation on the different types of medical writing, the skills and qualifications you need to be a good medical writer, possible career paths and ways to get into the industry. This is followed by a session on ways to improve your writing skills using practical examples.
Careers in the Life Science Industry Week | 2019/20
- UCL Careers blog: What did we learn from our 'Biology and Business' panel?
Life & Health Sciences Week | 2018/19
- UCL Careers blog: Life and Health Sciences Themed Careers Week | 4th March 2019
Life & Health Sciences Week | 2017/18