IndiaBiostreams Crafting your Career Online Series

IndiaBiostreams: Tooling up for an Interview and Exploring Careers in Science Communication

IndiaBioscience

In this fourth session, learn more about various aspects of navigating the job application process, including crafting quality CVs and resumes, writing cover letters, and preparing for an interview.


The scientific ecosystem in India is ever-expanding, and more opportunities than ever are present today for those who wish to build their careers in science. This new series of webinars by IndiaBioscience will discuss several such career paths as well as provide the requisite knowledge, tools and techniques for science graduates to navigate and craft their career paths.

In this fourth session, learn more about various aspects of navigating the job application process, including crafting quality CVs and resumes, writing cover letters, and preparing for an interview. 

We were joined by Shivani Shah, Senior Managing Editor, Impact Science, Cactus Communications, and Siddharth Kankaria, Science Communication & Outreach Manager, Simons Centre, NCBS Bangalore, who discussed their individual journeys in the field of science communication.

This session is suitable for students who are currently pursuing or have recently completed a BSc, MSc, or a PhD in any life science field, as well as postdoctoral fellows and research scholars.

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3:30 Introduction
6:40 What is IndiaBioscience?
9:30 Audience Poll
13:40 Crafting a PAR’ful Resume
27:03 Cover Letter
31:31 The Interview
37:00 Q & A
41: 09 Presentation by Shivanee Shah
1:02:48 Presentation by Siddharth Kankaria
1:32:02 Q & A
1:48:26 Career Resources
1:49:40 Announcing the grants e‑book: Means to a Beginning”