Professional Image Night by APDCC

On February 7th, APD Consulting Club hosted a new event, “Professional Image Night”. At the event, members got their professional headshots taken by an APDCC executive officer who is a skilled photographer. These headshots will allow our members to better present themselves on professional profiles such as LinkedIn. In addition to the photoshoot, Career Center’s Read more about Professional Image Night by APDCC[…]

Info session 2017 for APDCC UCSD

Our November 15th 2017 Info Session brought together a number of students interested in consulting with former and current APDCC members. The session included a presentation from our current APDCC President Lindy Jiang. Jiang offered an overview of the field, avenues for different types of consulting work, and insight into APDCC’s objective and role at Read more about Info session 2017 for APDCC UCSD[…]

What APDCC is Reading #4

Johnson & Johnson is in talks to acquire the Swiss biotech company, Actelion, which develops drugs for rare diseases such as pulmonary arterial hypertension. Actelion share price has been steadily rising since 2011, with the company reporting 1.8 billion in sales during the first 9 months of 2016. Acquiring Actelion could diversify Johnson & Johnson’s Read more about What APDCC is Reading #4[…]

What APDCC is Reading #3

Will ‘Zero-Rating’ be AT&T’s Achilles heel in buying Time Warner? As AT&T Inc. and Time Warner Inc. seek government approval for their $85 billion megadeal, regulatory scrutiny may impede this merger. AT&T plans to offer customers to stream as much content as they want through its own online TV service, namely DirecTV Now, without it Read more about What APDCC is Reading #3[…]

What APDCC is Reading #2

Biogen Idec (NASDAQ: BIIB) grabbed all the next-day-headlines after officially announcing their exciting phase 1b clinical results in a peer-reviewed journal Nature in September 2016. To trace back, the encouraging story started in 2007, when Biogen in-licensed a recombinant human antibody from Neurimmune, a spin-off from University of Zurich. Neurimmune generated this antibody from their Read more about What APDCC is Reading #2[…]

What APDCC is Reading #1

Qualcomm, a San Diego based semiconductor giant, founded in 1985 has been one of the world’s top 10 chip manufacturers. The company’s primary revenue is through the design and sale of semiconductor chips for tracking devices, mobile and satellite phones, modems, etc. The other major revenue stream for Qualcomm is through the licensing of their patents, which Read more about What APDCC is Reading #1[…]

Interview: Sara Bell about her preparation towards becoming a consultant

Interview: Sara Bell about her preparation towards becoming a consultant   Q) Can you introduce yourself for the readers please? I graduated with a BS in Biochemistry from Tufts University and am now finishing my PhD in Cancer Genetics at UCSD. Q) When and how did you decide on becoming a consultant? Over the years, Read more about Interview: Sara Bell about her preparation towards becoming a consultant[…]