This question was submitted during the Morphic Therapeutic HiPO class Nov 2017.
As a chemist coming out of graduate school, what are the type of experiences that I should be looking for in my 1st few years in industry?
As a chemist coming out of grad school, you want to learn about medicinal chemistry. There are a few good courses one could take that will give you the basics. The Residential School on Medicinal Chemistry and Biology in Drug Discovery at Drew University and the Medicinal Chemistry Gordon Research Seminar are two of them. As good as these courses can be, they are not going to replace the experience you are going to get from working within your company …