Career Pathways

At Burnet, we strive to ensure that our staff are continuously learning and upskilling within a highly stimulating environment.

Employees, managers and HR work together to collaboratively build a continuous professional development culture.

Some of our training opportunities include conference attendance, Institute-wide seminars in laboratory, public health and clinical research, and internal and external training programs.

Hear from some of our staff on their career journeys at Burnet:

Dr Riya Palchaudhuri

Riya commenced at Burnet in 2015 as a PhD student working in our Global Health Diagnostics Development team. Since then, she has worked in various roles such as a Research Assistant, Postdoc, Clinical Coordinator, and currently as a Business Development Manager within our Strategic Funding & Partnerships team (SF&P). Find out more about her exciting career journey at Burnet here!

Jenny Cao

Jenny joined Burnet as a master’s student in 2020, conducting research into women’s access to safe abortion services and experiences of unsafe abortion and post-abortion care in the Pacific region. She then transitioned into a role as International Health Project Officer within our Global Women’s and Newborn’s Health team. Find out more about her exciting career growth at Burnet here.

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