Career Panels

iCAN Speaker Series

The Investigating Careers and Networking (iCAN) series is a great place to start your career planning. iCAN, co-hosted by student groups and programs, will to introduce you to professionals and their range of careers, and also offer an opportunity to network with the panelists following the event. The panelists will share their career story, talk about life on the job, give their tips for success, and take your questions.

Please note that the iCAN Speaker Series is part of the OPTIONS Career Curriculum. While some PhD programs have integrated the OPTIONS Career Curriculum as a degree requirement, OPTIONS programming is open to all Hopkins PhD students and postdoctoral trainees. Check out the OPTIONS Career Communities page to learn more about the curriculum, upcoming events, and how to take advantage of this one-of-a-kind experience!

Questions? Please email CJ Neely at

Past Series

January Careers in Science Communication and Advocacy
March Careers in Research and Academic Administration
June Careers in Teaching, Education, and Science Outreach
September Science Communication / Policy / Advocacy Careers
October PhD Jobs Grab Bag! (misc. careers)
September Careers in the Biotech and Pharma Industry
October Careers in Regulatory Affairs, Intellectual Property, and Technology Transfer
November Careers in Business and Finance