Describe your job and what you do on a day-to-day basis.
Manage distribution sales network to bring capital equipment solutions to a diverse customer base surrounding the Western Blot workflow. Develop educational content, provide customer seminars, train global distribution partners and close instrumentation sales within life sciences labs.
How did you get your first job out of academia?
Worked for the development office within the College of Science at my graduate institution. Personal network was established as a graduate student, and I was fortunate enough for a smooth transition out of the lab.
Tell us about your academic background (describe your science at an undergraduate level)
Investigated molecular basis for the progression of Age-Related Macular Degeneration and Cataract development within the Zebrafish model system.
What is one piece of advice you would give to someone looking for a job now?
Leverage your network, be out going and make friends from a diverse business background. You never know who will give you your next reference.
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