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Career Center Event: Inside Scoop: Pharmaceutical Careers

Monday, March 9, 2020 | Noon-1PM

March 6, 2020 1:30 PM

Learn about careers in research, manufacturing and sales!

Monday, March 9, 2020 | Noon-1PM
University Center, room 310

The discoveries and inventions of the pharma/biotech industry have positively influenced human existence in many ways. They have:

  • increased life expectancy
  • improved survival rates for those suffering from deadly diseases such as cancer and heart disease
  • allowed physicians to diagnose diseases and disorders more accurately and quickly
  • generally improved human health

Did you know that the pharmaceutical industry is one of the fastest growing industries today?  Were you aware that the MD/VA/DC region has the highest number of pharmaceutical companies in the nation?

Come to this lunchtime seminar and hear from a panel of individuals who work in the pharmaceutical industry – from research, to manufacturing to sales. Listen as they share how they found their experiences and hear about the cutting-edge work they are doing.  All majors – both undergrad and graduates -- are welcome! Registration is NOT required!

The following panelists will be here to share career advice and answer your questions:

Jeff Barnes
Project Manager/Analytical Chemist


Hank Bobotek '19
QC Associate Biochemist

Eric Hacherl
VP of GMP Operations/GM of Biopark
Catalent Pharma Solutions

Alice Loper, Ph.D.
Advisor, Global Vaccines Technical R&D

Please note: UMBC is committed to creating an accessible and inclusive environment for all faculty, staff, students, and visitors.  If you would like to request accommodations (e.g., ASL interpreters, captioning, wheelchair access, etc.) for this event due to a disability, please notify us at least two weeks prior to the event. Requests received after that time cannot be guaranteed, but we will do our best to make arrangements for program access. Please contact the event host ( with your specific request and be sure to include the event title, date, and time.     

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