Young talents – career opportunities beyond academia

With this seminar PhD-students, postdocs and Master's students in medicine, veterinary medicine, life science and natural sciences at UiO and NMBU will have the opportunity to create networks outside academia.

The event was organized for the first time in 2018. The response was overwhelming and it was fully booked in a short time. Be quick to sign up! Register here:

The seminar consists of three parts:

1:00 PM – 2:30 PM
An inspirational talk and short introductions from people working outside of academia who will tell you what they are working on and how they got there.

3:00 PM – 4:30 PM
A speed networking event where students have the opportunity to sit down and talk to companies.

4:30 PM – 5:30 PM
A social event with refreshments where students and companies can mingle.

Meet representatives from:
AbbVie, Astra Zeneca, Bayer, Bellona, Cancer Registry of Norway, GE healthcare , Geno, Innovation Norway, Link Medical , Norsk landbruksrådgivning, Norwegian Veterinary Institute, Novartis, PCI Biotec, Pfizer, PubGene, REdu avfall , ShareLab AS, Simula, SINTEF, The Life Science Consulting Group, The Norwegian Food Safety Authority, The Norwegian Institute for Nature Research (NINA) and The Research Council of Norway.

For full programme go to

Chair: Julie Sørli Paus-Knudsen, Phd at Centre for Ecological and Evolutionary Synthesis, UiO.

The seminar has been developed in close collaboration between UiO:Life Science; NMBU; the PhD organizations at UiO and NMBU, UiODoc and SoDoc; the career centres at UiO and NMBU; as well as a student representative from the UiO:Life Science board.

Tags: Careers, Life Science
Published Jan. 17, 2019 1:30 AM - Last modified Jan. 17, 2019 10:54 AM