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News & Events

Innovation and growth in the biotech industry mean that organizations are always looking for qualified candidates. The Career News & Events page keeps job seekers up to date on job fairs and trainings and also provides articles on everything needed­ to secure the perfect job in biotechnology including resume writing, interviewing, and networking tips. Our day-in-the-life series gives job seekers an inside look at various careers in the industry and shows what a typical day looks like.

BioHub Events Calendar

Events that engage students in STEM, and specifically biotechnology, are happening all over Maryland! The BioHub Events Calendar publishes information about events throughout the year as a way to encourage biotech companies to engage with students about careers in the industry. The calendar lists all types of events, including webinars, festivals, and symposia, held in person and virtually. This is a dynamic resource, and we are always adding events, so check back often!

BioHub is excited about all of the science-related events in the state, as they help guide students to careers in the biotech industry. We highly encourage STEM professionals to volunteer, especially early- to mid-career biotech professionals who understand the challenges of choosing a career in a dynamic ecosystem and can offer relevant and timely advice. If you know others in the industry who would be interested in participating in these events, please pass along this information!

Maryland STEM Festival

October 15 November 14

The Maryland STEM Festival is a month-long celebration of science, technology, engineering. and mathematics that takes place every fall. This year, the festival will be held from October 15 – November 14 and will offer hundreds of events focused on fun, interactive science learning opportunities. Students, families, friends, STEM professionals, teachers, and volunteers will all enjoy events taking place throughout Maryland.

Industry Opportunity: The festival is looking for industry partners to host events, organize career panels, participate in a podcast, and volunteer to spread the word about STEM careers in Maryland.

Contact: Phil Rogofsky, mdstemfest@gmail.com

JA Inspire Virtual: November 16, 17, 18

JA Inspire Virtual is a one-of-a-kind career exploration experience that helps students plan for the future and understand essential skills needed to increase their future employment prospects. Using an interactive online platform, JA Inspire Virtual will connect over 10,000 middle and high school students to companies and industries across Maryland. The program fosters student interaction with industry professionals at every level, exposing students to high-demand careers in the region and the post-secondary education pathways needed to attain them. The goal for the program is to offer an interactive, immersive experience that will showcase potential career pathways at companies or industries at large.

Industry Opportunity:

  1. JA Inspire, in partnership with the Maryland Department of Commerce are seeking life sciences companies to participate in a live virtual webinar featuring breadth of the industry careers on November 17, 2:00 – 2:30 p.m. We are looking for volunteers to submit a short video of your company’s employee performing day-to-day tasks and commit a representative to a 15 minute chat with students during the slot above answering questions.  As a benefit, your company will receive a complimentary virtual booth that will be accessible to students, teachers, and parents for 6 months after the event.  Don’t miss this opportunity to highlight your company and engage the next generation in industry careers!

Contact: Ulyana Desiderio, ulyana.desiderio@maryland.gov

  1. JA Inspire is seeking biotech, medtech and life sciences companies that are interested in launching the next generation of students into their future career pathways.

Sponsors will receive dedicated exhibitor space to create this interactive booth. vFairs offers a variety of features to encourage interaction and engagement. You can upload images, brochures, data sheets, and play videos to bring your booth to life. A panel discussion and/or fireside chat are both great ways to expose students to content in a highly engaging way. You can upload these videos directly to your booth. Other ideas include:

  • “A day in the life of a _______”
  • Q&A session with different careers that exist at your company
  • Information about internships, apprenticeships, or scholarships that you offer
  • Record employees in action as they go about their day-to-day responsibilities
  • Film a cool activity that demonstrates what your company does
  • Take a tour of your office and include footage of your work environment

Contact: Mandy Snyder, msnyder@jamaryland.org 

Spring 2022 (Dates TBD) Biotechnology Symposium

(Ongoing)

Each Monday at 4:00 p.m. representatives from Montgomery College Biotech, Frederick Community College Biotechnology, UMBC, and the Universities at Shady Grove’s Bachelor of Science in Translational Life Science Technology programs hold a webinar for students to learn about biotech careers.

Industry Opportunity: The Biotechnology Symposium is looking for industry speakers to present “day in the life” sessions about various biotech careers. The webinars are 45 minutes long and are held each Monday during the semester.  

Contact: Lori Kelmanlori.kelman@montgomerycollege.edu