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BioSpace, BioNJ and Pennsylvania Bio Welcome Over 800 Life Science Career Candidates to Biotech 2007 Career Fair  
10/31/2007 10:05:23 AM

SAN FRANCISCO, CA, October 31, 2007- BioSpace, BioNJ, and Pennsylvania Bio welcomed over 800 biotech and pharmaceutical industry professionals to the Biotech 2007 Life Science Career Fair on October 9, 2007 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

The event, held in conjunction with the Biotech 2007 Symposium, generated over 800 highly qualified biotechnology, pharmaceutical, medical device, and diagnostics candidates which kept the companies that were recruiting very busy. This Career Fair offered a variety of biotech jobs, pharmaceutical sales careers, biology jobs, clinical research jobs, as well as many other life science careers. Some of the organizations hiring qualified candidates included Biogen Idec, the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, GlaxoSmithKline, ICON Clinical Research, Merck Research Laboratories and Novo Nordisk Pharmaceuticals.

“Pennsylvania Bio is very pleased with the turnout and quality of candidates at the Biotech 2007 Career Fair,” said Dennis “Mickey” Flynn, President of Pennsylvania Bio. “This was the third Career Fair held in conjunction with our annual event, and it was by far the most successful. BioSpace delivered an incredibly organized and valuable recruiting forum to the 43 life science companies that exhibited.”

The marketing and events team at BioSpace managed the marketing and advertising as well as the logistics for the event which included pre-screening the 800 career hopefuls in attendance. The result was a very productive day for biotech employers and job candidates alike.

Biochemists, cell culture scientists, clinical researchers, oncologists, purchasing agents, pharmaceutical marketing professionals, and many others attended to interview with top life science firms. Companies such as Covance, Enzon Pharmaceuticals, Human Genome Sciences, Roche Molecular Systems, Solstice Neurosciences, Vertex Pharmaceuticals and others were hiring for pharmaceutical sales representatives, neuroscientist jobs, cell biology careers, biochemistry jobs, purchasing jobs, and oncology careers, just to name a few. The exhibiting companies have access to a private, searchable BioSpace Resume Database containing the resumes of those who registered for the event.

About BioSpace
BioSpace, www.biospace.com, is globally recognized as the leading provider of career solutions, online resources and information to the biotechnology, pharmaceutical and medical device industries. With a well-established site infrastructure and loyal online audience, BioSpace.com offers an unparalleled distribution channel for recruitment, investment, product, event, and other life science industry messages.

Over the past decade BioSpace has managed over 200 life science career fairs, which have attracted tens of thousands of life science career candidates. BioSpace provides over 30 career events annually and also provides Private Label Career fairs for companies looking to host unique recruiting open houses.

BioSpace is a subsidiary of onTargetjobs.

Contact:
BioSpace
Brian Vacanti
Vice President, Marketing
817-717-1404


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