The 2013 edition of the Career Event put on by the Friends of Chemistry took place Friday October 18 as part of the Homecoming activities. This year the attention was focused on careers in the pharmaceutical industry. Alumni Nick Ferenc (’01), Roy Ware (PhD ’00) and Malory Makowsky (’08) were present with the almost 30 students, while Peter Tarsa (’99) and Sharon Gagliardi (’98) were present via video conference.
Ferenc works in Business Development for Sanofi in Cambridge, MA, Ware works in process development with Chimerix in RTP, and Makowsky is a post-doc at Merck in early clinical development. Tarsa is with Novartis and works in drug discovery, and Gagliardi works in IP law with Dechert in Philadelphia.