Future Microbiologist Needs Advice

Gary Lum Gary.Lum at CASRDH.HEALTH.nt.gov.au
Tue Oct 21 22:49:42 EST 1997


Rami Rahal wrote:

> to pursue a degree in this field of study.  What I am unsure about is the
> availability for jobs in this area and the possible salaries.  I don't
> want to spend 4+ years at University and discover that my degree is
> worthless.  If you could answer any of my questions, I would really
> appreciate it.

If you're good you'll get a job in a laboratory somewhere.  If you have
personality, you can get a job selling instruments.  If you lack
personality and are no good it could be tough.

Regards

Gary

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