Join the talk 'Developing Future Leaders' by Renu Swarup from the Department of Biotechnology, Govt. of India at the Young Investigators' Meeting 2021.
For our sixth session, we discussed the need for professional career guidance cells, common skill-gaps in hiring, and the best ways to handle career transitions, setbacks, and failures.
We were joined by Satya Prakash Dash, Founding & Former Head Strategy, BIRAC & Board Member, Venture Center, Pune; Sandhya Koushika, Associate Professor, Tata Institute of Fundamental Research, Mumbai; and Suman Govil, Ex Scientist H and Sr. Adviser, Department of Biotechnology, Government of India.
For our fifth session, we discussed the importance of professionalism and work ethics for effective career development. We also spoke about the importance of good role models and mentors in facilitating one’s career journey.
We were joined by Mohammad Atif Alam, Senior Business Development & Project Manager, C-CAMP and Nirpendra Singh, Consultant, Regional Center for Biotechnology, Faridabad, who discussed their individual career paths in the field of scientific facility management.
In this fourth session, we discussed 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.
In our third session, we talked about the science and art of professional networking, including strategies for building, maintaining, and expanding your networks. We were also joined by Nusrat J M Sanghamitra, Founder & CEO, CyCa OncoSolutions, and Nelson Vadassery, Cofounder and Director of Engineering, Sea6 Energy, who both discussed their individual entrepreneurial journeys.