2014 AM logo V2

AAPS Career Fair

EmployersCandidatesOnsite Schedule/Location | Professional Development 

Careers Page PhotoPlan now for our upcoming 2014 American Association of Pharmaceutical Scientists (AAPS) Career Fair!

We had a very successful 2013 Career Fair and you won't want to miss next year! We will host our upcoming Career Fair in conjunction with the 2014 AAPS Annual Meeting and Exposition at the San Diego Convention Center on November 2–6, 2014.  


The AAPS Career Fair is a full service career fair for pharmaceutical scientists and biotechnology professionals, as well as manufacturers and suppliers interested in reaching life sciences professionals. The AAPS Career Fair provides the perfect backdrop for professionals looking to discover potential career opportunities, make industry contacts, sharpen networking skills, and see the latest technology all in one place.

Career Fair Exhibitor Registration Information 

  • Interested in exhibiting as an employer? 
  • Want to place a job advertisement on-site?
  • New: AAPSCareers LIVE—Career Fair preconference résumé alert system.  
  • Visit the Employer Exhibit page  

Back to top 


Job seekers will have the opportunity to meet face to face with hiring managers at many top pharmaceutical organizations. Candidates will also benefit from resume/CV review and attend professional development workshops presented by career consultants as an additional free resource!

Candidate resource information coming soon! 

Back to top 

Thank You to the 2013 Career Fair Participating Employer Partners! 
Aptalis Pharma 
Catalent Pharma Solutions 
DPT Laboratories  
Evonik Corporation 
Gilead Sciences, Inc.  
Lupin Pharmaceuticals 
Noven Pharmaceuticals 
SiO2 Medical Products 
University of Texas/M.D. Anderson Cancer Center 
Upsher-Smith Laboratories 
U.S. Food and Drug Administration 


Onsite Schedule/Location

Hours of Operation 

Sunday, November 2 6:30 pm–8:30 pm "Welcome Reception"
Monday, November 3 9:30 am–5:30 pm
Tuesday, November 4 9:30 am–5:30 pm

San Diego Convention Center
111 W. Harbor Drive
San Diego, CA 92101 

 Back to top 

Professional Development Sessions

Professional DevelopmentDo you want to lead a Professional Development Session at the 2014 AAPS Annual Meeting and Exposition?

Please see the document below for instructions to submit a proposal to our AAPS Career Services review committee. The deadline to submit a proposal is March 31, 2014. Our task force committee will evaluate and review each submission, and post the chosen topics on April 14, 2014.

Below are the session topics from 2013 

  1. Résumé and Curriculum Vitae One-on-One Consultations 
  2. Discover Your Personal Creativity and Innovation Traits 
  3. Embarking on Your Career in Pharmaceutical Development: Leveraging Insights from Industry Professionals to Enable a Smooth Transition from Academia 
  4. Career Choices in the Age of Biotech: Landing the Job of Your Dreams! 
  5. Risk, Rejection, Failure, and Reward: The Joys of Starting Your Own Consulting Company 
  6. Create a Successful Mentor Partnership 
  7. Marketing Yourself to Industry after Achieving Your Advanced Degree 
  8. Strategies for Successfully Interviewing in the Biopharmaceutical Industry, Including How to Create an Eye-Catching Resume 
  9. Strategies and Tactics of NIH Grantsmanship 

Back to top 


Disclaimer: Opinions, materials, and statements presented at the AAPS Annual Meeting and Exposition and affiliated events are not endorsed by, and do not necessarily represent, the views of the association or its members.