Purpose & Responsibilities:
The International Center for Professional Development, in partnership with biotechnology industry sponsors, will host a training session for the 2016 Scientist Mentoring & Diversity Program for Biotechnology, (SMDP Biotech).
The year-long mentoring program brings together diverse graduate students and postdocs for a professional development training experience June 4-9, 2016 in San Francisco, CA. SMDP Biotech Scholars will be paired with industry mentors from biotechnology companies. After attending training workshops, each Scholar/Mentor team will attend a major biotechnology industry convention. They work together for one year after the event to carry out a personalized mentoring plan that helps prepare the SMDP Biotech Scholars for careers in the biotechnology industry.
Who Serves on the SMDP MedTech Outreach & Planning Committee: