American Association for Cancer Research

WICR Professional Advancement Session

WICR logoThe Art of Engaging in a Successful Interview

Saturday, April 5, 2014
1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Marina Ballroom FG
San Diego Marriott Marquis & Marina

Co-Chairs: Mary J.C. Hendrix, Ph.D., and  Victoria M. Richon, Ph.D.

An exciting session which allows all participants the chance to learn about the art of engaging in a successful interview. A panel of professionals with experience in academia and the pharmaceutical industry will provide helpful advice for interviewing in today’s competitive market, including sample interview questions, interview strategies, and the ways that interviews are changing. Through this session, attendees will be exposed to role models who have mastered the skills of the interview, and build presentation skills to enable professional development.

For AACR members, Professional Advancement Sessions are free with your Annual Meeting registration and are an added benefit of your membership. For nonmembers, there is an additional fee of $50 for attendance at each session to be paid on site. Participation for sessions is on a first-come, first-served basis and space is limited.

2014 Workshop Facilitator:

Matthew Mirisola

2014 Panelists:

Pamela Carroll, Ph.D.
Vice President of Oncology Scientific Innovation
Janssen Innovation
Boston, MA

Nikia A. Laurie, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Dept. of Pediatrics
Northwestern University/Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago
Chicago, IL

Lynn M. Matrisian, Ph.D.
Vice President, Scientific and Medical Affairs
Pancreatic Cancer Action Network
Manhattan Beach, CA