A Leap from Lab: Career Event for Purdue Life Sciences

February 1, 2019

Meet some of Purdue's best and brighest at this career event being organized for students by students. Purdue Life Sciences encompasses top-ranked programs in such areas as agriculture (#9 in the world), agricultural and biological engineering (#1 in the U.S.), analytical chemistry program (#1 in the U.S.) and pharmacy (#9 in the U.S.). Select master's and PhD students from these fields and more will come together at A Leap from Lab to learn about career opportunities in industry, network with prospective employers and share their research findings.

Highlights of the day will include student-delivered talks on research, including immunology, infectious diseases, virology, veterinary sciences and systems biology; an employer panel discussion; career fair featuring one-on-one meetings with graduate students and postdoctoral investigators; and a networking reception. 


Sponsorship levels

  • Bronze Level (up to $250): Company’s name and logo on promotional materials and on signage at session breaks 
  • Silver Level ($251 to $750): Bronze Level benefits plus a career fair booth and private space for one-on-one interviews
  • Gold Level ($751 and above): Bronze and Silver Level benefits plus company participation in employer-panel discussion 

Additional sponsor benefits

  • Opportunity to publicize positions, meet with candidates, advertise services and connect with faculty and students 
  • Printed event booklet with attendees’ research abstracts and online access to their CVs for three months following the event
  • Opportunity to meet accomplished students searching for employment in the Midwest
  • Networking with members of Purdue’s life science ecosystem, featuring preeminent scientists, state-of-the-art facilities, translational research and novel technology development

Student registration

Register for the event and upload your CV here

Employer registration

Complete the registration form online. Then make your check payable to Purdue University and mail to:

Tommy Sors, assistant director
Purdue Institute of Inflammation, Immunology and Infectious Disease
Hall for Discovery and Learning Research, Room 436
207 S. Martin Jischke Dr.
West Lafayette, IN 47907

Deadline to register is March 8. 

Need lodging?

Purdue University maintains a list of local hotels here