Postdoc 2.0: Exciting Careers in Emerging Companies

Program and Networking Reception

When: Thursday, April 30, 2015 

Please join the Vice President for Research Office on April 30 for a series of interactive panel discussions on the topic of PhD career paths beyond academia. A networking reception with speakers and attendees will follow. 

We will be welcoming some of the finest PhD professionals who are enjoying successful careers at innovative companies. They will be on hand to share their stories and offer insights into making the transition from academia to industry.

This event is a unique opportunity to connect with these highly regarded individuals and learn practical approaches to landing a job and building a fulfilling career in emerging companies. 

Featured Panelists include:

Maria Zuber, Ph.D., Vice President for Research, MIT

Dr Robert Langer, MIT Professor and Founder of more than 20 venture-backed companies

Anant Agarwal, Ph.D, CEO, edX

Amir Nashat, Ph.D, Managing Partner, Polaris Partners

Nagesh Mahanthappa, Ph.D, Chief Executive Officer, Scholar Rock

Featured Panels:

Building The Path: Creating a Rewarding Career After a Postdoc

Transitioning: How I Got Here & Life Inside an Emerging Company

Navigating the Job Search: Who We Hire & How We Find Them

Brought to you by the Vice President for Research Office and Polaris Partners.