Career Readiness: Building Your Brand - Success in BioWork

Career Readiness: Building Your Brand - Success in BioWork

Acquire skills to write a professional resume specific to Biotechnology beyond the basics to launch your new career. An industry-specific elevator pitch, interviewing techniques and 15-minute mock interviews will be conducted in this online course. Learn how to network more effectively, how to ace those difficult "tell me about a time when..." interview questions, how to create a Linkedin profile, and more. Gain additional knowledge, skills, and experience that puts you ahead of the competition.

Note: Tuition and fees for HRD courses may be waived for individuals who meet the criteria.

For questions related to the fee waiver, please contact Latoya R. Brower, Director/Instructor, Essential Career & Employability Skills, at or 919-718-7073   

If NOT eligible for fee waiver course cost is $125


Designed for those unemployed, underemployed or would like to learn more to enhance their biotechnology career development skills.

Topics Include

Biotechnology resume writing, interviewing skills, and Linkedin profile creation

    Learning Objectives

    Module 1 - Biotechnology Resume Writing

    • Learn to create a professional resume
    • Review industry-specific resume samples
    • Obtain effective resume writing methods
    • Acquire skills to update and maintain created resume

    Module 2 - Biotechnology Elevator Pitch and Interview Skills

    • Learn to answer industry-specific interview questions
    • Review what to bring to a face-to-face or virtual interview 
    • Obtain effective interviewing methods, such as STAR Technique
    • Acquire skills to create an elevator pitch

    Module 3 - Linkedin Profile Creation and Checklist/Survey

    • Learn to create a professional Linkedin profile with photo
    • Review, connect, and follow professionals and industries
    • Obtain effective Linkedin networking methods
    • Acquire skills to effectively upload resume and post-professional announcements

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    Level: Beginner

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    Delivery Options

    On Demand
    Can be taken online at any time between the scheduled dates.
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