Bist Career week – Workshop: CVs and Employability

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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 3: Boost employability? CV academic-non academic

by Pedro Resende, co-founder of Chaperone, the first online marketplace of personalized career development for scientists



Pedro Resende is a Life Sciences Academic Researcher in the field of Stem Cell Biology and Entrepreneur, co-founder of Chaperone ( He worked in three countries (Portugal, UK and USA) and experienced different roles in academia and industry. He has co-founded two academic associations and one startup. Moreover he worked as a Policy Advisor at Health Parliament Portugal and as External Consultant at the Ministry of Health, Portugal.

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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.