March 7, 2022

Isaiah Hankel

This year international conference for students of Physics and Natural sciences “Open Readings 2022” will have a special guest – dr. Isaiah Hankel. Participants of this conference will have an opportunity to hear very valuable presentation about shifting from academia to industry world. Isaiah Hankel is the founder and the CEO of the largest career training platform for PhDs in the world – Cheeky Scientist. He has helped PhDs transition into top companies like Amazon, Google, Apple, SpaceX, Tesla. Now, dr. Isaiah Hankel is constantly writing the articles, books. His online courses and training programs have been purchased and used by hundreds of thousands of biotech professionals in over 150 countries. Also, dr. Isaiah Hankel has hit a first place on bestseller’s lists world-wide.

Isaiah did his undergraduate work at Franklin & Marshall College in Pennsylvania and received his PhD in Anatomy and Cell Biology from the University of Iowa. He was focused not only on immunology, but also at biotechnology recruitment and career development. The idea of creation appeared of company like Cheeky Scientist when dr. Isaiah Hankel searched for job in industry. He did not receive any support from his academia colleagues, only the negative comments towards the industry jobs. Therefore, now dr. Isaiah Hankel gives the advice to students and young people to prioritise the search for jobs and the career opportunities early. The CEO of Cheeky Scientist thinks that it is very important to know how to present yourself into the market and know your worth, for instance, on ”LinkedIn” platform it is crucial to know the language of business, otherwise even the best employees will be unnoticed.

The lecture of dr. Isaiah Hankel will be held on March 16th, on the second day of “Open Readings 2022‘‘ conference on Zoom platform.

The organizers of the conference are Vilnius university Faculty of Physics, The Center for Physical science and Technology, SPIE Student Chapter of Vilnius University, Optica Student Chapter of Vilnius University and European Physical Society Young Minds Section of Vilnius.