Career Ideas

By: Sandra Porter

Plant tissue culture is used by many companies and nurseries to propagate plants in a disease-free environment. Technicians who work in this area use many biotechnology skills.

If we look at the career description for plant tissue culture technicians , we can see they work in companies and nurseries to propagate plants in a sterile environment. There ... Read more

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By: Todd Smith

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Biotechnology manufacturing is changing from a one-size-fits-all paradigm to single batches of individualized therapeutics and tissues that are tailored to individuals. The new manufacturing processes require large numbers of technicians, which is increasing biotech employment opportunities. The Skills for Biomedical Emerging Technology Applications (NSF-ATE DUE #1800909) is a three-year endeavor to develop education recommendations for the next generation ... Read more

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By Karyn Mullins, President at MedReps, a job board which gives members access to the most sought after medical sales jobs and pharmaceutical sales jobs on the Web. Connect with Karyn on Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn.

You’ve likely considered a career path in bioengineering. Or maybe agricultural biotechnology is still on the list of possibilities. Or the path of genomics has caught your attention. But, there is one more career path to consider -- biotech sales.

Biotech sales is a lucrative and rewarding field for many reasons. Of course, there’s the money. The average total ... Read more

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By: Sandra Porter

The Food Safety Studio provides food manufacturers with new options for food safety testing and training. Read more

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By: Nikolas James

Geneticist Inc. is working in collaboration with Biotech Careers to give people new to the field of biotech an understanding of what it’s like to work at a biorepository. Geneticist is a biobank of human tissue samples , a facility that stores diseased and regular tissue samples and data to be distributed, upon request, to various laboratories, pharmaceuticals, ... Read more

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Jeanne Baker and Aaron Peterson, from NuSkin, tell us about their work. Jeanne, a Formulation and Documentation Technician, tells us how she switched from being a chef to making shampoo and explains how cooking is like making lotion. Aaron, a Formulation Chemist ... View the video

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Paul Murphy, a Quality Engineer with Idaho Technology, Inc., talks about working on instruments that use PCR based technologies to diagnose disease.

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Learn about careers in biomanufacturing and environmental science.

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Three panelists talk about careers for community college graduates in clinical research.

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Careers for Community College graduates in aquaculture and marine biosciences. Aquaculture includes growing alligators, catfish, bait, clams, seahorses, and a wide variety of organisms.

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