Biotech Career Fair Features Largest Employers in Life Sciences Industry

WASHINGTON, D.C. (Thursday, May 08, 2008) - 

What:             The BIO Career Fair is hosted by the American Association of Pharmaceutical Scientists (AAPS), Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO) and BIOCOM, the membership organization representing 5,520 biotech companies in Southern California.

Candidates will have the opportunity to meet with recruiters from many of the largest biotech companies.  Industry professionals and students will be able to interview for open positions, listen in to free educational seminars and network with recruiters to discuss possible career options and requirements. Admission is free to job seekers with a four-year life sciences degree or a life-science community college degree.

The sixth annual event will take place in conjunction with the 2008 BIO International Convention — the global event for biotechnology.

Who:               Biotechnology and life science job seekers

 When:             Monday, June 16, 2008
                        3:00 – 8:00 pm

 Where:           Manchester Grand Hyatt in San Diego, Calif.

 Additional information about the BIO Career Fair, as well as résumé posting, pre-screening, and expedited registration is available for all job seekers at

For more information on attendance or exhibit space sales, please contact Chris Reed with the AAPS at or 703.248.4773.

For more information on the 2008 BIO International Convention, please visit

Upcoming BIO Events

     BIO International Convention
     June 17-20, 2008
     San Diego, CA

   Pacific Rim Summit on Industrial Biotechnology and Bioenergy
    Sept. 10-12, 2008
    Vancouver, BC


About BIO

BIO represents more than 1,200 biotechnology companies, academic institutions, state biotechnology centers and related organizations across the United States and in more than 30 other nations. BIO members are involved in the research and development of innovative healthcare, agricultural, industrial and environmental biotechnology products. BIO also produces the BIO International Convention, the world’s largest gathering of the biotechnology industry, along with industry-leading investor and partnering meetings held around the world.