The requirements of "good communication skills" and "comfortable working in a multidisciplinary setting" on a biotech job listing are common, but what do these mean in practice? For work in biotech, there's often more than meets the eye in a job posting.

Biotechnology is an inherently ... Read more

Finding the best fit isn't an easy task.  Here are some tips for sorting out where you might want to work. Read more

The biotech industry is booming. Some reservations notwithstanding, influxes of venture capital reflect economic robustness in the biotech market, and the recent pledge of funds for personalized (or "precision") medical research by the Obama administration reflect widespread public interest in ... Read more

You're finishing your program and want to find a rewarding job, but nothing seems to work. How can you improve your chances? 

If only there was something to be done between filling out forms and waiting for replies, something that could help you in your pursuit. The job application ... Read more

Once you’ve found a job or jobs to apply for, the question arises:  how much should you expect to be paid? Read more

This article is the second in a series on finding a job in biotechnology. 

One of the greatest benefits of attending a community college program in biotechnology or biomanufacturing is that you get to meet other people who are interested in science and science careers. It’s hard to ... Read more

This article is part of a series on finding a job in biotechnology. 

You worked hard as a biotechnology / bioscience / biomanufacturing student. You made solutions and media, ran gels, purified proteins, cloned DNA, cultured cells, and did math problems every single day.  Now it’s time to ... Read more

Julie Reis, a National Board Certified Science Teacher from Abraham Lincoln High School in San Francisco, CA, recently told us how she uses for a student career search activity.  Students follow her directions, complete the worksheet information on brightly colored paper, and ... Read more

Doing an internship is an important first step in a biotechnology or bioscience career.  Internships provide a way to get work experience, give you a chance to learn and practice new laboratory techniques, and make you connections with other professionals in your field.

But how do you ... Read more