SLAS2013 Student and Early Career Professionals Programming

SLAS is pleased to offer activities at SLAS2013 specifically designed by and geared towards students and early career professionals attending the conference and exhibition. These programs provide a focused, valuable experience for those beginning their careers in the field of laboratory sciences and technology.

Components of the program include:

Discounted Conference and Short Course Registration for Students

SLAS is pleased to offer discounted registration to students. Student registration is available Online, but students will be contacted after registration details and payment is received to present a copy of their valid student ID. Student registrations will not be confirmed until a valid copy of student ID is received by SLAS.

Student conference registration does not include short course registration though a discounted rate for short courses is also available to students. For complete details or to register, click here.

Career-Focused Programming

Students and Early Career Professionals can take part in SLAS Career Connections at SLAS2013. Career Connections is one of the select few highly discreet, automated employment programs that brings together its online professional services with its respected career center and development sessions at SLAS2013. Sessions include:

  • The Power Formula for LinkedIn Success
    Instructor: Wayne Breitbarth, Author
    Monday, January 14, 7 am and 12:30 pm
  • Committed Networking
    Instructor: Professor Daniel J. Eustace, Ph.D., University of Connecticut
    Tuesday, January 15, 7 - 8:15 am

For complete program details, click here.

One-on-One Career Counseling Sessions

Both Wayne Breitbarth and Daniel Eustace will offer limited one-on-one career counseling sessions to SLAS2013 attendees. These sessions are free and scheduled on a first come, first served basis. To schedule your appointment, email Carol Brady at For complete program details, click here.

Student and Early Career Professionals Mixer

Designed to help student and early career professionals connect with each other in an informal setting, this mixer is scheduled at the start of SLAS2013 on Sunday, January 13th from 5:30-6:30 pm in that SLAS Member Center on the Exhibition Floor.

Take advantage of this opportunity to connect with other student and early career professional attendees and make connections that will last through SLAS2013 and beyond!

Student and Early Career Professionals Membership

Join SLAS and gain access to important programs and services that membership offers, including access to a network of peers and an array of resources that you can leverage to create practical pathways to professional success in laboratory science and technology. SLAS offers Student Memberships for just $25/year and Early Career Professional Memberships for just $60/year. Member-only benefits include:

  • Deeply discounted registration for SLAS2013 conference, exhibition and short courses
  • Online access to JALA and/or JBS Online searchable scientific journal archives
  • Full access to SLAS Career Connections tools
  • Direct engagement with others through the SLAS Student and Early Career Professionals Committee and SLAS Special Interest Groups
  • Worldwide networks of like-minded professionals via the SLAS Membership Directory and Social Media Sites

Click here for more information on how to become a member of SLAS!