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Synapse - Life science career fair '20

Life Science Students! Connect, gain valuable insights, and possibly score your next job at the Synapse Life Science Career Fair '20.

30 September 14:00 to 18:30   CEST

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Welcome to the Synapse Life Science Career Fair '20!

This is Your Chance!
At this event, students at all levels and companies can connect and inspire each other. As a student, you can meet your potential future employer and learn more about other life science companies through 1-to-1 meetings with each company's employees - this is your chance to reach out, grow your network, and learn something new. Companies will post jobs of different levels and inspire coming graduates through their live presentations and 1-to-1 interactions - reach out to students and inspire them for what's to come.

 

THE CAREER FAIR PROGRAM:
 

Plenary Sessions:

  • 14.15-14.30 - Welcoming participants
  • 14:30-15:00 - Synapse Introduction + presentation to Graduateland
    - What is Synapse, we are recruiting & how to navigate in Graduateland
    - Jumana Merchant & Mathias Vesthammer, Core Team Members
  • 15:00-15:20 - Høiberg - European Patent Attorneys
    - Do’s & Don’ts when applying for a job – from HØIBERG’s perspective
    - Pernille W. Gojkovic, CEO of HØIBERG – European Patent Attorneys
  • 15:20-15:40 - IDA
    - What is IDA and career advice
    - Sofie Sørensen, Student Ambassador
    - Frederikke Arentz, Career Consultant
  • 15:40-16:00 - Novo Nordisk
    - Novo Nordisk at a glance and description of my own career
    - Stephen Buckley, Director

1-to-1 meetings with Companies:
16:00-18.00:

Got any questions for a specific company? The 1-to-1's are the perfect setting to ask companies about positions, values, day-to-day work life, practicalities, and more. Talking to face-to-face (even through a screen) to a company employee is a valuable resource - don't be shy and ask away!

Each 1-to-1 meeting will last for 5-10 minutes and can be pre-booked before the event on a first-come, first-serve basis. Book your spot before they are sold-out. Do not miss your chance!
(Full list at the bottom)

Career Advice from IDA:
16:00-18.00:

The union IDA will be present at their stall to offer career advice to all students so that you can maximize your opportunities with companies. If you're unsure about your career path, need help with your CV, or seek inspiration and counseling, you should book a 1-to-1 meeting with IDA. Also, limited spots, do not miss your chance.


Auditorium Sessions: 16-18.15h
Auditorium 1:

  • 16:00-16:15 - IDA
    - Salary negotiation and expectation
    - Kamilla Mortensen, Legal Consultant
  • 16:15-16:30 - DTU SkyLab
    - Let your ideas grow - at DTU SkyLab
    - Kristine Garde, Team Manager, Lab & workshops
  • 16:30-16:45 - Emendo - Research & Development
    - Pernille Bonnor, Scientific Junior Consultant
    - Morten Alhede, Managing Partner
  • 16:45-17:00 - SUND Hub
    - Let your ideas grow - at the Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences at KU
    - Nadia Storm, Chief Consultant, Innovation & External Relations
  • 17:00-17:15 - Novo Nordisk
    - About my career and how it is to work at NN
    - Maria Bjerg, Professional, OFP Manufacturing Development.
  • 17:15-17:30 - Copenhagen Science City
    Tips and tricks to find start-up jobs. Where and how to find, approach, and persuade start-up companies to hire you.
    - Jes Andersen, Communication & Outreach
  • 17:30-17:45 - McKinsey & Company
    - Kirill Prokhorov, Engagement Manager
    - Anette Henningsen, Senior Recruiter
  • 17:45-18:00 - Simon-Kucher & Partners
    - Who are we? What do we do? Why us?
    - Alexander Christian, Consultant
    - Omar Ahmad, Managing Partner
  • 18:00-18:15 - Concluding remarks from Synapse

Auditorium 2:

  • 16:00-16:15 - Høiberg - European Patent Attorneys
    - Why I think Patent Attorney is the perfect life-science career for you
    - Nicolaj Nylandsted Zeffner Cedenius, patent attorney
  • 16:15-16:30 - NNIT 
    - NNIT as a company, NNIT Life Science segment, about personal background, career and experience as Life Sciences consultants.
    - Cristina Girón Delgado, Advance Business Consultant in LS consulting team
  • 16:30-16:45 - Clinical Microbiomics
    - What we do at Clinical Microbiomics, my jorney to my current position and current positions available 
    - Nikolaj Sørensen, Director of Scientific Operations & Quality Assurance
  • 16:45-17:00 - Herax
    - What we do, Who we are, Career Opportunities in HERAX & Benefits of Working in HERAX. Ready to take up new challenges and develop your talent?
    - Cecilie Steglich-Willert, Consultant
    - Jonathan Mayer, Consultant
  • 17:00-17:15 - Albright Life Sciences
    - Henrik Brabrand, CEO
    - What is Albright Life Sciences
    - Life Science Executive Search
  • 17:15-17:30 - Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson
    - Who we are, what we do and about our careers and how it is to work at Janssen,
    - Nikolaj Bødker, HEMAR Manager, Medical Market Access 
    - Jesper Riise, Medical Advisor
  • 17:30-17:45 - DTU SkyLab
    - Let your ideas grow - at DTU SkyLab
    - Kristine Garde, Team Manager, Lab & workshops
  • 17:45-18:00 - Copenhagen Science City
    - Tips and tricks to find start-up jobs. Where and how to find, approach, and persuade start-up companies to hire you.
    - Jes Andersen, Communication & Outreach
  • 18:00-18:15 - Concluding remarks from Synapse

Auditorium 3:

  • 16:00-16:15 - Emendo - Research & Development
    - Pernille Bonnor, Scientific Junior Consultant
    - Morten Alhede, Managing Partner
  • 16:15-16:30 - Cysbio
    - A brief story and presentation of Cysbio, Employees background, What we look for and Open positions
    - Christian Bille Jendresen, Co-founder, R&D director
  • 16:30-16:45 - IDA
    - How to stand out in the crowd in your job search - advice from IDA career
    - Frederikke Arentz, Career Consultant
  • 16:45-17:00 - Høiberg - European Pattent Attorneys 
    - Why I think Patent Attorney is the perfect life-science career for you
    - Nicolaj Nylandsted Zeffner Cedenius, patent attorney
  • 17:00-17:15 - McKinsey & Company
    - Kirill Prokhorov, Engagement Manager
    - Anette Henningsen, Senior Recruiter
  • 17:15-17:30 - Simon-Kucher & Partners
    - Who are we? What do we do? Why us?
    - Alexander Christian, Consultant
    - Omar Ahmad, Managing Partner
  • 17:30-17:45 - SUND Hub
    - Let your ideas grow - at the Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences at KU
    - Nadia Storm, Chief Consultant, Innovation & External Relations
  • 17:45-18:00 - Amgen Research Copenhagen (ARC)
    - Technology, Work & Opportunities. Company overview. DEL Technology. Chemistry/Biology Work Examples. Job Opportunities.
    - Jan Legaard Andersson, Sr. Scientist (Biology)
  • 18:00-18:15 - Concluding remarks from Synapse

Auditorium 4:

  • 16:00-16:15 - Clinical Microbiomics
    - What we do at Clinical Microbiomics, my jorney to my current position and current positions available 
    - Marianne Koliana, Sales & Business Development Manager
  • 16:15-16:30 - Herax
    - What we do, Who we are, Career Opportunities in HERAX & Benefits of Working in HERAX. Ready to take up new challenges and develop your talent?
    - Cecilie Steglich-Willert, Consultant
    - Jonathan Mayer, Consultant
  • 16:30-16:45 - Novo Nordisk
    - About my career and how it is to work at NN
    - Ana Mora Agudo, Department Manager
  • 16:45-17:00 - Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson
    - Who we are, what we do and about our careers and how it is to work at Janssen,
    - Nikolaj Bødker, HEMAR Manager, Medical Market Access 
    - Jesper Riise, Medical Advisor
  • 17:00-17:15 - Cysbio
    - A brief story and presentation of Cysbio, Employees background, What we look for and Open positions
    - Christian Bille Jendresen, Co-founder, R&D director
  • 17:15-17:30 - Amgen Research Copenhagen (ARC)
    - Technology, Work & Opportunities. Company overview. DEL Technology. Chemistry/Biology Work Examples. Job Opportunities.
    - Jan Legaard Andersson, Sr. Scientist (Biology) 
  • 17:30-17:45 - Albright Life Sciences
    - Henrik Brabrand, CEO
    - What is Albright Life Sciences
    - Life Science Executive Search
  • 17:45-18:00 - NNIT
    - NNIT as a company, NNIT Life Science segment, about personal background, career and experience as Life Sciences consultants.
    - Daniel Feldborg-Jensen: Business Consultant in LS consulting team
  • 18:00-18:15 - Concluding remarks from Synapse



1-to-1 meetings with Companies:

AMGEN RESEARCH COPENHAGEN
- Georgios Mazis, Sr. Associate Scientist (Parallel Synthesis Group)
- Jan Legaard Andersson, Sr. Scientist (Biology) 

CYSBIO
- Trine Sofie Bladt, Scientist
- Hemanshu Mundhada, Co-founder, R&D director
- Christian Bille Jendresen, Co-founder, R&D director 

CLINICAL MICROBIOMICS 
- Marianne Koliana, Sales & Business Development Manager
- Nikolaj Sørensen, Director of Scientific Operations & Quality Assurance

DTU SKYLAB
- Kristine Garde, Team Manager, Lab & workshops

EMENDO R&D
- Pernille Bonnor, Scientific Junior Consultant
- Morten Alhede, Managing Partner

HERAX
- Cecilie Steglich-Willert, Consultant
- Jonathan Mayer, Consultant
- Rasmus Kronborg, Consultant

HØIBERG - EUROPEAN PATTEN ATTORNEYS
- Trine Klemensø, patent attorney
- Nicolaj Nylandsted Zeffner Cedenius, patent attorney

IDA
- Frederikke Hjort Arentz, Career Consultant IDA
- Lene Wrang Nielsen, Career Consultant IDA

JANSSEN PHARMACEUTICAL COMPANIES OF JOHNSON & JOHNSON
- Nikolaj Bødker, HEMAR Manager, Medical Market Access
- Jesper Riise, Medical Advisor, 
- Tina Buhl, Public Affairs Lead 

McKINSEY & COMPANY
- Kirill Prokhorov, Engagement Manager
- Anette Henningsen, Senior Recruiter

NNIT
- Cristina Girón Delgado, Advance Business Consultant in LS consulting team
- Daniel Feldborg-Jensen, Business Consultant in LS consulting team
- Jane Platz Helles- Line, HR Manager in Talent Acquisition team

NOVO NORDISK
Assifa Nur Hisana, Global Medical Affairs, Regulatory and Safety (MARS) graduate at Novo Nordisk
- Mette Søllested (Senior Talent Attraction Manager)
- Linda Pham (Global Talent Attraction Intern)
- Ana Mora Agudo (Department Manager)
- Maria Bjerg (Professional, OFP Manufacturing Development)
- Grit Riegels Jørgensen (QA Professional)
- Samir Taha Ghazal (Process support)

SIMON-KUCHER & PARTNERS
- Alexander Christian, Consultant
- Elisa Guardia Rondo, Senior Consultant
- Martina Sampo, Senior Consultant



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