Print ISBN: 978-1-63700-418-0
# of Pages: 400
# of Volumes: 1
Print List Price: $125
e-ISBN: 978-1-63700-419-7
eBook User Price: $125
Free Online Access
Spread the Word

Careers in Biotechnology

October 2023

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
  • Biochemist
  • Bioengineer/Biomedical Engineer
  • Biological Technician
  • Biophysicist
  • 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.


Libraries and schools purchasing the printed version of any Salem Press title get complimentary online access to that title on our new online database, Combining Salem's Literature, History, Health, Science and Careers titles, students and researchers can now access all of their Salem content in one comprehensive site.  Any school or library with print reference content in Salem Press' database is entitled to online access to that content.  This access is an inherent part of our product.

This single comprehensive guidebook provides students that are passionate about biotechnology 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.

View a Full List of Titles from the Careers In...Series