October has been a great month for industry events, so the team at LSC have taken the opportunity to highlight some of the events we’ve attended so far this month. We take a look at LSC’s Presenting Power workshop, held on October 12th, 2022, and the MTU Careers fair on October 13th 2022.
Presenting Power – October 12th 2022
Presenting Power, led by Michelle Dinneen of Ardin Career Development provided excellent insights into how to improve your presentation skills, from engaging slide design right up to the psychological elements at play whilst you are presenting – and how to navigate. Our LSC Consultant Team and staff had a wonderful evening of networking and learning during this three-hour event hosted by LSC’s Consultant Success Programme. These events are exclusive to LSC Consultants, so keep an eye on your inbox for our next opportunity to get together as a team!
Consultant Success Manager, LSC
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MTU Careers Fair – October 13th 2022
Is there anything quite like the hustle and bustle of a career fair? The LSC team had a wonderful day speaking with third-level students looking to establish their careers upon finishing their courses. Placements whilst on your course are a great way to get your foot in the door, gain a little experience and start to make some contacts within the industry. Beyond this LSC have some tips and tricks to help get you set up:
Treat your CV as your calling card
Remember a great CV tells your story and helps you stand out from the crowd. It’s important to sell the skills you can bring to the role you are applying for. The processes, equipment, systems & facilities you have worked on previously are critical.
Ensure your CV is relevant and up to date. Don’t be afraid to seek professional support!
Join an Industry Organisation or Group
Developing a network of contacts is essential in the Life Science industry – in joining the societies and professional organizations below you get an opportunity to:
- Attend events, seminars and lectures to increase your technical knowledge
- Grow your industry network
- Learn about the trends and upcoming opportunities in the industry both locally and globally
ISPE (International Society of Pharmaceutical Engineers)
ISA (International Society of Automation)
EI (Engineers Ireland)
Continual learning is key
The life science sector is driven by knowledge and growth – and in this ever-changing landscape it is on you as an individual to ensure your continue to train and educate yourself. Attending Industry related training and events through the following industry bodies is a great way to continually develop your professional skillset.
These organizations run events to help you grow your knowledge and transition into the Life sciences sector. If possible, register for newsletters from:
PMTC (Pharmaceutical Manufacturing Technology Centre)
SSPC (Synthesis and Solid-state Pharmaceutical Centre)
NIBRT (National Institute for Biotech Research and Training)
Irish Medical Device Association (IMDA Springboard & Skillnet)
Technical Resourcers, LSC
Connect with Stephen Abdullah on Linkedin
Technical Resourcers, LSC
Connect with Peter Cronin on Linkedin