As technology advances more rapidly than ever before, science-minded individuals may be drawn to the application of natural organisms in the creation of groundbreaking products – in a word, biotechnology. The uses for such products are incredibly varied, including medical, agricultural, industrial, and environmental.
Some occupations within and related to biotechnology include:
- Agricultural and Food Scientist
- Bioengineer/Biomedical Engineer
- Biological Technician
- Chemical Engineer
- Clinical Laboratory Technologist/Technician
- Medical Scientist
Careers in Biotechnology provides detailed and need-to-know information on various careers in the realm of biotechnology. Each chapter provides a wealth of real-world information including A Day in the Life, Work Environment, Education & Training, Earnings & Advancement, Employment Outlook, and Conversations with Real Professionals, as well as contacts for more information.
This ongoing series serves as a stepping stone in understanding specific careers and provides a wealth of information on the education and training needed within each profession along with a look towards the future of the field with an informative employment outlook.
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This single comprehensive guidebook provides students passionate about biology with the necessary insight into the wide array of diverse and dynamic options available to them. The book offers guidance regarding what job seekers can expect in terms of training, advancement, earnings, job prospects, and more. Careers in Biotechnology is specifically designed for a high school and undergraduate audience and is edited to align with secondary or high school curriculum standards.