Biotech-Careers Blogs

Blogs by Biotech-Careers members are below. To view additional blogs please visit the Community Blogs page.

By: Sean Maden

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 process can be arduous. It doesn't help that online applications ... Read more

By: Sandra Porter

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

By: Sandra Porter

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 believe when you’re in school but the connections you make to ... Read more

By: Sandra Porter

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 take the skills and put them to work. But how? How ... Read more

By: Sandra Porter

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 post their results around the classroom.

Ms. Reis has kindly made her student instructions and worksheet ... Read more

By: Sandra Porter

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 get started? How do you find that first internship position? ... Read more