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AAPS membership can push you to the next level. Here are a few ways that a student membership provides value to you:

• Gain access to a cadre of AAPS mentors who can assist with navigating the ups and downs of academic life and career beginnings

• Tap into a pool of AAPS resume advisors who can boost your hiring potential with practical, on-trend resume writing tips

• Connect with student members in the AAPS Student Community to discuss mentoring, job-hunting, publishing, and other topics of interest to students in the pharmaceutical sciences.

• Give your wallet a break with increased savings on meetings, workshops and other resources offered through AAPS

• Apply for AAPS fellowships, travelships and grants to boost your AAPS investment

• Build a career network and find your communities of interest through AAPS

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AAPS Awards Program

The AAPS Awards Program brings attention to and celebrates the most impactful science as well as the scientists who serve as role models in the pharmaceutical science community. Visit the AAPS Awards webpage for more information about research and leadership awards, and to submit a nomination.

AAPS Mentoring Program

Participate in our mentoring program to gain valuable advice and knowledge from mentors.

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Travelship Opportunities

Each year, AAPS offers thousands of dollars in travelships to help bring the best science to PharmSci 360! Travelships are awarded to qualified student and postdoc authors based on screening scores. Visit the Travelships webpage for more information.

Opportunities for Students and PostDocs at PharmSci 360

AAPS has many exciting activities at PharmSci 360 to help our student and postdoc members. The following activity highlights will help you plan your schedule. View the program for specific date, time, and location details.

Career Development Center in the Solution Center (Exhibit Hall)

No pre-registration is required for these activities. To participate in these activities, visit the Career Development Center onsite to sign up for a consultation.

  • Résumé Review: AAPS arranges for a professional working in the pharmaceutical sciences to meet with you to discuss your résumé.
  • LinkedIn Bar: AAPS members have told us that LinkedIn is the social media platform they turn to first. Make sure you are putting your best foot forward online. Get a free critique of your LinkedIn profile with one of our professionals.
  • Mock Interviews: AAPS arranges for a professional working in the pharmaceutical sciences to meet with you to conduct a mock interview to help you hone your fundamental interview skills. 

AAPS Mentoring Breakfast

Join us on Tuesday at 7:00 am–8:30 am at the Mentoring Breakfast to engage in informal, small group conversations related to career development and, if desired, to find a mentor-mentee match. No advance sign-up is needed for mentees.

Student Chapters


Sometimes it can be hard to put into words the work you do and the value pharmaceutical scientists bring to public health. Don’t worry, we’ve got you covered. Below are some resources that you may find helpful to share with others.

Medicines Explained Video (You Tube)

Questions? Contact AAPS .

From the Lab to Your Medicine Cabinet: A Pharmaceutical Drug's Journey. View the presentation slides

Presented by Steven Hansel, Ph.D., and moderated by Sam Gilchrist, Ph.D.

Cool Approaches to Delivery of Medicines (PDF)

Presented by Bozena Michniak-Kohn, Ph.D., M.R.Pharm.S.



Student Program Support Committee

Anuja Paprikar, Ph.D., Capstone Development Services (Chair)
Vivek Gupta, Ph.D., St. John’s University (Vice Chair)
Raman Venkataramanan, Ph.D., FAAPS, University of Pittsburgh (Past Chair)
Ankit Balhara, University of Washington
Jayshil Bhatt, Ph.D., Amgen
Katie Cavanagh, Ph.D., Eli Lilly and Company
Adeola O. Coker, Ph.D., Feik School of Pharmacy
Kelly S. Colletti, Ph.D., Beam Therapeutics
Vibha Jawa, Ph.D., FAAPS, Bristol Myers Squibb
Charvi Nanavati, Ph.D., Pfizer