Live LS Career Event


Are you curious what kind of jobs are possible after finishing your (master/PhD) degree? Join the Life Sciences Career Event on the Tuesday 16th of May.

During the Life Sciences Career Event, (young) alumni who work in different jobs at different organizations, will tell you more about their work. Get to know how it is like to work at a pharmaceutical company, at a non-profit organization or within academia. You have the possibility to talk individually to different alumni and ask all your questions.

PhD Panel

If you want to know if it is necessary to do a PhD? Visit the panel discussion and ask all your questions about whether or not to do a PhD. A list of all participating alumni that are present during the day, will be posted here soon.

The Career Event is organized by Career ServicesUBVAmino and Mebiose. Don’t miss out on this event with alumni from master’s programmes of the GSLS and sign up now!


13.30 - 14.00 

Registration, Minnaert hall

14.15 - 15.00  

Panel discussion with employers about “to PhD or not to PhD”

15:15 - 17.10

Presentations of alumni (3 rounds)

17.00 -  19.00 

Networking event (including sandwiches/drinks!)

Panel discussion with employers about “to PhD or not to PhD”
14:15 – 15:00
Are you nearly graduated and thinking about doing a PhD? Or have
you had certain questions about doing a PhD for a while now? Then this might be something for you.
Minnaert hall

Nora AssendorpBeleidsmedewerkerUUMinnaert hall
Larah de GrootSenior Project ManagerJulius ClinicalMinnaert hall
Neville MagielsePhD CandidateForschungszentrum JülichMinnaert hall
Reinout RaijmakersTeamleader Research Support OfficeUUMinnaert hall

Presentations of alumni (3 rounds)
Presentations of alumni about their jobs in rounds of 15 minutes. You have the possibility to listen to three alumni. On the event itself you can choose the presentations you would like to visit. 
Buys Ballot Building

Round 1
15:15 - 15:45

Nele de KlerkTeam leader Micropia LaboratoryARTIS / MicropiaBBG 079
Jacobine van HoutsConsultant (regulatory affairs, promotional compliance, responsible persons)Baggerman Farma Consult BVBBG 161
Bob CoelinghPhD VirologyUUBBG 165
Anne KokHealthcare consultantIQVIABBG 169
Jonno van VulpenEerstejaars coördinatorUUBBG 219
Maud PlantingaScience LiasionKWFBBG 223
Sacha SpelierPhD Therapeutic StrategiesUMC UtrechtMinnaert hall

Round 2
16:00 - 16:30

Celine RousseauCeline RousseauAchmeaBBG 161
Simone ViellevoijeConsultant Funding Advisory for R&D, Innovation and Sustainability IncentivesEYBBG 165
Marieke VerweijSenior scientist Molecular BioassaysJanssen VaccinesBBG 169
Larah de GrootSenior Project ManagerJulius ClinicalBBG 219
Anne Schuitemaker BornemanAnalytical Service ManagerEurofins AnalyticoBBG 223
Vera den BestenJunior Content DesignerStudio LouterMinnaert hall

Round 3
16:45 - 17:15

Merel PostmaEditor / press officerUUBBG 079
Carmen CapendaleEcoloog en project medewerkerMLGBBG 161
Yasmin SalvatoreWriter and coach, project managerZelfstandigeBBG 165
Olaf StrengProjectleider ecologieEconsultancyBBG 169
Hannah GermanPhD candidate metabole diagnostiekUMCUBBG 219
Judy KoppenjanSenior adviseur biodiversiteit en duurzame landbouwSchuttelaar & PartnersBBG 223

Networking event
Networking event (including sandwiches/drinks!): a group of alumni with various jobs and companies are present to tell you more about their job or their organization. You can ask them all your questions regarding the work and your own possibilities. 
Minnaert hall.

Boris BerkelaarSenior Consultant Connected Workspace, Cloud Security and Identity and Access ManagementCapgemini
Sanne HaimaEnvironmental consultantIQVIA
Mees BodeAdviseurEHdK
Mardie VermuntCommunicatieadviseurIKNL
Alba Fernandez-AndreuClinical Research AssociatePPD
Dimitra MousaProject manager, innovation higher educationUU
Nicolaas van der VoortImaging specialistScientific Volume Imaging


Start date and time
End date and time
Minnaert hall
Entrance fee
Free of charge

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