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Leveraging LinkedIn for a Post-academic Job Search

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Leveraging LinkedIn for a Post-academic Job Search

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Linkedin is a powerful tool to network with your peers and showcase your expertise. Join us in learning how to choose proper keywords, write effective job summaries, leverage endorsements and recommendations to attract recruiters.


Dr. Victoria (Vicky) Sherwood is an Expert Scientific Writer at Novartis in Dublin, Ireland. Prior to transitioning to the pharmaceutical industry, Vicky was a Principle Investigator, running a skin cancer research lab at the University of Dundee, UK.


In her current role at Novartis, Vicky writes medical communications that disseminate the results of clinical trials, real-world evidence, and clinical opinions to the medical and scientific community. Her work supports Novartis Oncology to effectively communicate clinical research findings from their pipeline and across brands.


Vicky also supports STEM professionals secure meaningful work outside academia through her website: She helps academic researchers understand the non-academic job market, identify careers that align with their values and skills, network productively, prepare applications that get noticed, and interview effectively for private sector jobs.

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Date: Thursday, September 9, 2021
Time: 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Timezone: UTC-5 (check your local time here)

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Cost: Free

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