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For Students and Early Career Professionals

SLAS is pleased to offer activities at SLAS2018 specifically designed by and geared towards attending students and early career professionals. These programs provide a focused, valuable experience for those considering and embarking on a career in the field of life sciences discovery and technology.

Attendee programming and benefits include:

Discounted Conference and Short Course Registration for Students

SLAS is pleased to offer discounted SLAS2019 registration fees to students. Following receipt of their registration and payment, students will be contacted for a copy of their valid student ID to verify eligibility for registration discounts. Student registrations will be confirmed once a valid copy of student ID is received by SLAS.

Student conference registration does not include short course registration, though a discounted rate for short courses is also available. For complete details or to register, click here.

Career-Focused Programming

Students and Early Career Professionals can take part in SLAS Career Connections at SLAS2019. Career Connections is one of the select few, highly discreet and automated employment programs that brings together its online professional services with its respected career center and development sessions. Stay tuned for complete programming details coming soon.

Free One-on-One Mentoring Sessions

All paid attendees are welcome to participate in the SLAS2019 Career Connections offerings! Don't miss out on the opportunity to participate in a 45-minute one-on-one mentoring session and career counseling with an industry expert. Sessions take place during exhibition hours in private rooms at the SLAS Boot

Please contact Suanne Determan to reserve your time slot. More information will be forthcoming!

Students and Early Career Professionals — Network and Have Fun!

Student and Early Career Professionals Mixer

Monday, February 4

5:00-6:00 p.m.

Mingle with other young professionals and aspiring researchers in the friendly confines of the SLAS Booth in the Exhibition. Complimentary beverages and snacks are provided.

 

Student and Early Career Professionals Social Event 

Monday, February 4

6:30-8:30 p.m.

After the mixer at the SLAS Booth, head over to Fado Irish Pub in Chinatown (0.3 miles from the convention center) for a fun night of trivia and socializing. Heavy appetizers and soft drinks will be served and a cash bar will be available.

Student and Early Career Professionals Membership

Not yet an SLAS member? Join now to access to important programs and services that membership offers, including a direct connection to a network of peers and an array of resources that you can leverage to create pathways to success as a life sciences discovery and technology professional. SLAS offers Student Memberships for only $39/year and Early Career Professional Memberships for just $70/year. Members-only benefits of SLAS include:

  • Deeply discounted registration for SLAS conferences, exhibitions and short courses
  • Access to the SLAS Live and On-Demand Webinar series
  • Online access to SLAS Technology and/or SLAS Discovery Online searchable scientific journal archives
  • Full access to SLAS Career Connections tools
  • Direct engagement with others through the SLAS Student and Early Career Professionals Committee and SLAS Special Interest Groups
  • Full access to a global network of like-minded professionals via the SLAS Membership Directory and Social Media Sites

Click here for more information on how to become a member.


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