Biology career?

David G. Jensen SMI at sedona.net
Mon Dec 4 17:40:29 EST 1995


> UTM.EDU wrote:
> >I was wondering if anyone could give me some ideas as to what type of jobs
> >I could do with a B.S. degree in Bilogy. Any suggestions would be greatly
> >appreciated.
> >
> >email address: scotbeck at utm.edu
> >
> >Thank you very much for your time!!!!!


You might consider going into what is called "Validation Sciences" in
industry; specifically, in the FDA regulated side of biotech,
pharmaceuticals, or medical devices.

A biologist who develops or works with validation systems does so in a
very high-tech manufacturing environment. It is a challenging job,
requires a significant amount of patience and hard work to learn, but is
incredibly rewarding. Companies compete to hire these specialists, and you
can earn $70-80K after a few years by developing your knowledge of
validation science and people management.

Many BS biologists in positions like these find themselves earning more
than PhD's after just a short while. Another area, besides Quality
Assurance (Validation), where BS Biologists can do quite well is in sales
of scientific apparatus or consumables.

regards

Dave Jensen
Managing Director, Search Masters International
http://www.bio.com/hr/smi.html



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