Description: This seminar will focus on how to highlight experiences and skills on a resume and cover letter and the importance of tailoring these documents for specific roles. During this seminar, Lauren Celano will provide examples of skills and experiences that should be emphasized for different types of roles including bench research roles, non‐bench research roles, business development, marketing, consulting, product/project management roles, and clinical roles. Advice will be provided regarding resume formatting and examples will be shown to highlight proper formatting. Lastly, attendees will learn how to write a tailored cover letter for a specific job description and what information a hiring manager looks for in this document.
Bio: Lauren Celano is the Founder and CEO of Propel Careers, a life science search and career development firm focused on connecting talented individuals with entrepreneurial innovative life sciences companies. Lauren is very passionate about working with individuals with strong scientific backgrounds to find exciting growth opportunities in the life sciences industry. Through Propel, she builds relationships and provides guidance on how individuals can position themselves for their next opportunity. She also actively places individuals into positions with exciting life sciences companies. 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 and worked with Absorption Systems as a marketing manager and account manager. 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.