The BioHealth Capital Region (BHCR) is known globally as a leading vaccine hub with nearly 20% of the world’s leading vaccine development influencers in Maryland, which is the heart of the BHCR.
5 Questions with Martha Schoonmaker, Executive Director, Pinkney Innovation Complex for Science and Technology at Montgomery College (PIC MC)
Martha Schoonmaker is the first Executive Director for the PIC MC Foundation, the entity that develops, manages and markets the Germantown campus on behalf of Montgomery College for company locations. PIC MC is an integrated academic, business, and research campus and is the only community college with a hospital, Holy Cross Germantown Hospital, located as the anchor resident partner.
The pandemic turned the talent acquisition world on its head, forcing life science companies to adjust on the fly and move to a 100% virtual recruiting environment nearly overnight. While many industries saw layoffs, the life science industry saw a surge in hiring which made it even more important to get this new virtual shift right.
Montgomery College, UMBC & Frederick have kicked off a virtual fall symposium series to highlight the booming Maryland biotech industry and the education and training options available for people interested in biotechnology employment.
To request registration materials or additional information, contact BioTrain@MontgomeryCollege.edu. Countering Stress in the Workplace During the Pandemic. In this timely workshop you will learn to recognize sources of anxiety, understand [….]
Virtual recruiting, remote hiring, and virtual onboarding have become the norm for almost all employers these days, and the life science industry is no exception. Since the pandemic outbreak, talent recruiting and hiring has become a brave new world.
At BioBuzz, we’ve been beating the proverbial drum about the importance of high-quality, diverse workforce development programming for all skill levels because strong workforce development infrastructure is critical to creating sustainable growth within the BHCR’s life science ecosystem.
Building Essential Skills- Dealing with Stress in the Workplace During the Pandemic. [BIT106, CRN 16969]. This is a must attend!Request registration materials at BIOTrain@MontgomeryCollege.edu. The workshop will be offered remotely [….]
Johns Hopkins University’s Biomedical Careers Initiative, a Robust Ph.D. Talent Pipeline for the Region’s Life Science Industry
For Ph.D. students, deciding to leave the familiar environment of academia to pursue a career in the industry can be daunting. Often, Ph.D. students are so engrossed in their academic work they are simply unsure of what non-academic opportunities are out there and don’t know how to explore or test these options.
CvilleBioHub Launches CHIP Internship Program, Bolstering Workforce Development Ecosystem in Charlottesville, Virginia BioHealth Cluster
Established in 2016 to support the growing biohealth ecosystem in and around Charlottesville, Virginia, CvilleBioHub is a young, emerging, and growing organization with lofty ambitions. The organization’s mission is to double the size of the biohealth cluster it serves by 2030 through strong engagement, deft resourcing, valuable programming, and grassroots advocacy.