Greetings SOT Members! Getting Your Foot in the Door CRAD Webinar, February 14


By Marie Fortin posted 02-02-2017 15:01


The Career Resource and Development (CRAD) Committee is pleased to invite you to the webinar titled Getting your Foot in the Door: Perspectives for Success in Landing that Industry Job to be held on February 14 at 1:00 pm Eastern Standard Time.

Just in time for the upcoming SOT Annual Meeting, this interactive webinar will provide you with valuable insight on what industry hiring managers are looking for, perspectives from an early career toxicologist on a successful transition into industry, and tips to help you land your dream industry job. More details are provided in the abstract below. We hope you can join us!

Your Webinar Hosts

Dr. Marie Fortin, Colgate-Palmolive, CRAD Co-Chair
Dr. Shaun McCullough, US Environmental Protection Agency, CRAD Member


The science of toxicology is host to a wide range of careers in industry; however, many toxicologists— especially those just completing their graduate or postdoctoral training—find it challenging to get their foot in the door in industry. Just in time for the upcoming SOT Annual Meeting, this interactive webinar will include short presentations by Dr. Lorrene Buckley (Senior Research Fellow Toxicology & Drug Disposition, Eli Lilly & Company), Dr. Daland Juberg (Global Leader Human Health Assessment, Dow AgroSciences), and Dr. Kathryn Page (Product Safety Toxicologist, Clorox Company) on their experiences and advice about the “dos and don’ts” of Transitioning into Industry. As senior managers, Drs. Juberg and Buckley will provide insight on key aspects of CVs, cover letters, elevator speeches, and interviews that they look for when hiring. As a successful early career toxicologist, Dr. Page will discuss the strategies that helped her transition from an academic postdoc to her first industry job. Panelists also will tell you more about what type of beyond the bench skills are sought within the different industries and concrete approaches you may take to strengthen your profile. These short presentations will be followed by a discussion session where these experts will answer attendee questions to provide a more in-depth view that will help you strengthen your profile and succeed in finding your first, or next, job in industry.

Register here