Bist Career week – Workshop: Interviews

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Join us for BIST Career Week to prepare for your future! The week will consist of five days packed with morning workshops and afternoon round tables, with inspiring speakers from different backgrounds, trajectories, and jobs.

The workshops will give participants tools and resources to help make career decisions, boost their employability, prepare for interviews, and more.

This year’s round tables will be focused on a variety of career possibilities including scientific group leadership, science communication, pharma and industry, data science, and consultancy. Wherever your next move may be (inside or outside academia!), the BIST Career Week is for you.

Workshop 4: How to face a job interview?

by Alicia Jarillo, People & Organization Head of the largest manufacturing site of Novartis Pharma

Alicia Jarillo Nieto is the People & Organization Head of the largest manufacturing site of Novartis Pharma, located in Switzerland.

During the last 12 years, she gained broad experience in Human Resources in two different industries (automotive and Pharma) and worked in three countries (Switzerland, Germany and Spain).

Alicia is a dynamic and enthusiastic person with a business perspective and result driven mindset. She is highly motivated to create value and impact for both companies and society.


Currently, Alicia is leading a cultural transformation focused on supporting the associates by coaching and developing their career paths.”






Five workshops and five round tables throughout the July 5-9 week.

See here the complete Career Week programme

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Note that the Career Week activities are designed for BIST Community members, but they are opened to the whole scientific community and the access to the events is free.