Ilse Huijskens is a Career & Recruitment Advisor at CIS, where she started in September of 2015. Previous to joining CIS, Ilse was senior scientific consultant at Kelly Services, a global recruitment organization. Ilse interacted with job-seekers, employees, teachers, line managers and senior managers active in the pharmaceutical and biotechnical industry. She played a key role in building strong links between schools and industry.
Ilse acquired a Ph.D. in Life Sciences at the University of British Columbia in Vancouver, Canada. Once she received her doctorate, Ilse returned to the Netherlands after six years of residency in Canada to work as a post doctoral fellow at Leiden University. She enjoys life in Leiden with her partner and two children.