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Ask a Recruiter: Job Search Strategy for STEM Careers
Thu, 27 April 2017, 2:30 PM – 4:30 PM EDT
You're pretty sure you want to move into an industry career, but you're not sure where to go from here. Who better to ask than a recruiter? Lauren Celano from Propel Careers, a Boston-based life sciences search and career development firm, has the answers. She'll focus on an overview of career opportunities in the life sciences sector, talk about what companies look for when evaluating talent, and take all of your questions about how to get started and how to succeed in your job search.
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About Lauren Celano
Lauren Celano is the co-founder and CEO of Propel Careers, a Boston-based life sciences search and career development firm with the unique distinction of being dedicated to networking, mentoring and career development. At the core of Propel's mission is their passion for strengthening the life sciences sector with the connections that they foster. Propel works with current leaders and actively cultivates future leaders through full time placement, internships, mentoring, career coaching, and networking. Propel Careers is engaged across all areas of life sciences, including therapeutics, medical devices, healthcare IT, diagnostics, consulting, venture capital, and investment banking.
Prior to Propel Careers, Lauren was a senior account manager for SNBL USA where she worked with emerging biotech companies in Europe, Asia, and the US to help characterize and advance their drug molecules. Prior to SNBL USA, she held business development positions with Aptuit and Quintiles, where she focused on IND enabling studies to advance therapeutics from discovery into the clinic. Earlier in her career, Lauren held positions as a marketing manager and account manager at Absorption Systems, where she was responsible for managing life sciences companies in the northeastern United States. She has a B.S. in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology from Gettysburg College and an MBA with a focus in the health sector and entrepreneurship from Boston University. Lauren is on the Board of MassBioEd, the Advisory Board of the Boston University School of Public Health Pharmaceuticals Program, and the Advisory board for Endicott College Boston. She also serves on the programming committee of the Capital Network.
You can also check out Lauren's recent interview with LSCDS at http://www.lscds.org/alumni-spotlight-lauren-celano