biotech jobs

A simple web search says biotech is really big. One estimate indicates that the industry will have $400 billion in sales in 2017 with growth to over $775 billion by 2024 [1]. Another report suggests there are over 77,000 employers [2]. That’s big, but is it real, and what you can do with this information?

At Biotech-Careers.org we're interested in helping students and graduates of biotech programs at community and four-year colleges learn about the multitude of opportunities available in the biotech industry. To be helpful we need to know ... Read more

A simple web search says biotech is really big. One estimate indicates that the industry will have $400 billion in sales in 2017 with growth to over $775 billion by 2024 [1]. Another report suggests there are over 77,000 employers [2]. That’s big, but is it real, and what you can do with this information?

Worldwide locations of biotechnology employers ... Read more

Disclaimers - just so you know...

  • This information is cross-posted at www.bio-link.org
  • All the data and graphs in this post were obtained from Simplyhired.com
  • I do not have any kind of commercial affiliation with this company I found their site via GenomeWeb.

Having worked around biotechnology for several years, I thought I was pretty familiar with biotech job descriptions.

I decided to test ... Read more

A little over ten years ago, Dr. Elaine Johnson obtained funding from the National Science Foundation to start Bio-Link, an Advanced Technology Education center, focused on biotechnology. Since that time, Dr. Johnson has become a national leader in biotech education, enlisting the country's top educators and industry captains to ensure that community college students receive a quality education and the best preparation possible for entering the workforce.

In this radio interview from Tech Nation, Dr. Johnson talks with Dr. Moira Gunn about ... Read more

For aspiring technicians, who live in the right parts of the country, biotech jobs are out there and waiting. But what if you don't want to be a technician? Or what if you're in graduate school, in a post-doc, or have a Ph.D. and simply want to do something else?

Where do you begin?

How do you know what sorts of positions are going to be a good match for your skills and talents? Is the outlook really as bleak as it may seem?

First, the prelude. Most of what I'm going to ... Read more