Join Our Visiting Scientist Program
Industry and Education partnering for Access, Opportunity, Impact
About the Program
Who is a Visiting Scientist?
If you are involved in any area of a life sciences/STEM based company you can sign up to be a visiting
scientist. Anyone across industry who wants to inform the next generation of scientists is welcome!
Supporting local biotechnology programs can mean
the difference between a laggingUS STEM workforceor
a future where access and opportunity become
tomorrow’s innovations. Through this program we can
bring awareness to a vast array of career paths that
many students have never been exposed to before!
"All students, not just those destined for a scientific,
technical, or health-related career, can benefit from
the skills that science education can provide—such as
critical thinking, data analysis, working in teams, and
oral and written communication. The need for scientists
to share their unique skills and understanding with their
own local school or school system has also never been
Preparing for a Visit
Important items to prepare for signing up:
- Class Information – What is your
school and school district, how many
students will participate, what is your
class subject and grade level
- Speaker Subjects– What topics are
you interested in having a visiting
scientist speak to your class about i.e.
drug development, rare diseases etc.
- Visit Logistics – What days and times
does your class meet, how many
visiting scientist sessions would you
like to have
Important topics to cover for your visit:
- Relevant Information – What do you
do, what is the basic science behind
what you do and what is the impact
- Background – What is your
education, did you always want to do
what you do, what challenges did you
overcome to achieve your goals
- What’s Next – Ask the students lots of
questions about their interests and
their goals for the future
Sign Up Today!
Take advantage of the chance to bring career awareness to a new generation of life sciences workers.