Mentorship Program



The SBN mentorship program is a 8 month mentee-led program that connects talented students with successful biotech professionals who can guide students as they explore potential career opportunities. The goal of the Mentorship Program at the SBN is to help prepare and develop the leaders of tomorrow. SBN Mentors are uniquely poised to provide key advice and encouragement to students and new graduates. Through their leadership, our mentors expand and nurture the local life sciences and biotech community. SBN Mentees have access to a unique platform to build strong relationships with biotech professionals and receive in-depth career advice/ guidance to become industry ready after graduation. The mentorship program will run between May to November.


Through the program, mentors will

  • Meet and recruit highly motivated students.
  • Network with other mentors within the life sciences industry.
  • Hone their leadership skills.
  • Participate in SBN events and listen to SBN’s high profile speakers.

Our mentors include SBN mentors for fiscal year 2022 (in 2nd side tab)

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Through the program, mentees will

  • Develop relationships with experienced professionals and see how professionals navigate difficult challenges.
  • Gain a basic understanding of the biotech landscape in Canada and learn about workplace culture.
  • Learn about potential career paths where their skillset can be useful.
  • Receive feedback on the application materials like cover letter and resume.
  • Develop an actionable plan to launch their career in biotech.
  • Hone transferable skill sets such as communication, initiative taking etc.

For more enquiries contact Sree Talluri at

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