Future Microbiologist Needs Advice

G. Alkire august3 at montana.campus.mci.net
Sat Oct 25 13:18:39 EST 1997


In article <6296gq$jig at freenet-news.carleton.ca>,
ci388 at FreeNet.Carleton.CA (Rami Rahal) wrote:

>    Hello, this is my first post so please excuse any etiquette mistakes. 
> Anyway, I have always been interested in microbiology/immunology and hope
> 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.


Rami-

   Microbiology is an area with limitless opportunities.  I am graduating
in two months, and I already have a position secured with a genetics
research laboratory.  You can work in industry, academia, governmont,
publich health, food science, Medical technology -  clinical laboratory
science, sales representative for biotech pharmaceutical companies etc...

-- 
G. Alkire



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