Biotech & Biopharma Trek to Boston

June 11 – 14, 2017

myCHOICE collaborated with UChicagoGRAD in offering our third professional development trek!

The alumni-hosted site visits included:

The Boston Trek participants also enjoyed social networking opportunities:



Leerink Partners


Boston Alumni Reception

Why should you participate in treks like these?

  • Learn about industry research careers at various pharma and biotech companies in Boston

  • Network with UChicago alumni who are working in industry research

  • Network with trainees from Boston University (another NIH-funded program like myCHOICE)

  • Discover job opportunities and life in Boston

Requirements & Expectations of myCHOICE Trek participants:

  • All applicants must be a trainee in the UChicago Biological Sciences Division or have graduated or ended their postdoctoral training in the BSD within the past two years.

  • Become a myCHOICE Trainee by submitting the myCHOICE Trainee Application

  • Complete the myCHOICE Trek application

  • Upon completion of the trek, reflect on your experience in a short statement (< 500 words)​

  • myCHOICE will cover the airfare and hotel accommodations related to the trip. The trainee is responsible for daily transportation, meals, and any other expenses

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