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Tina G. Jun 25, 2019 351 views

Biotechnology vs Biomedicine vs Bioinformatics

Hello everyone, i'am a non-traditional student and i'am transferring to a for year with an ultimate goal of applying to Medical school. However, I'am having a difficult time choosing a transfer major, at my home institution I've already completed a large majority of science courses from...

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Daniel R. May 28, 2019 246 views
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Ahlyia L. Aug 27, 2018 482 views

What are the challenges I may face pursuing a career in science, and how can I stand out among the rest?

For my first two years in high school I have been studying biotechnology and I have been working diligently in preparing myself for college and the workforce. Though I have not decided on an exact career, I am deeply considering one within forensics, pharmaceuticals, or in the space exploration...

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Rhea K. Apr 22, 2018 398 views
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Fathima M. Jan 17, 2018 371 views

How do I blend visual art and writing skill with my biotechnology degree for a career?

Ever since I was a kid, I was constantly stuck between wanting to be an artist, a writer, or a scientist. There must be some way to have all these things in my life, but I'm not really sure since I want to be a microbiologist or parasitologist. biology biotechnology molecular-biology...

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Fathima M. Jan 17, 2018 375 views

What should I expect when it comes to sexism and racism in the STEM field, because I know it's quite pervasive in the US?

I'm South Asian, muslim, and a woman, and so far I've not experienced a lot of sexist or racist treatment, but I expect I'll run into it eventually. Is there any ideology I should keep in mind, or any resources I should look into? racism sexism biology biotechnology...


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Kristen O. Jan 17, 2018 448 views

How does it look to future employers if you work in a different field for a while?

I am hoping to pursue a career in biomedical engineering. However, I will likely work in an electrical product engineering position for a non-biomedical company following graduation. How will biomedical companies I apply for in the future see this? Will this experience help me or will they...

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Kristen O. Jan 17, 2018 2353 views

What industry areas of Biomedical Engineering are the best for recent college graduates hoping to pursue a lifelong career in biomedical product engineering?

I am hoping to pursue a career in Biomedical Engineering. Since this field is so broad and full of various areas of concentration, I want to know what areas professionals think are the best to begin with. What areas will help those new to industry narrow down their interests and applicable...

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Yekaterina Z. Jan 16, 2018 459 views

How can I get in contact with people in the profession I'm considering?

I have wanted to become a biomedical engineer for many years, but there are many times when I wonder whether I would truly thrive in this career. I would love to shadow a biomedical engineer, especially as I want to declare my major in college as soon as possible. Is it rude or unacceptable for...

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Emily L. Jan 10, 2018 303 views

What are the best places for a biochemistry/biotechnology internship?

I am a 9th grader that has been interested in this field for a very long time. I know that work experience is quite valued, but don't know where the best internships lie. At least, the best ones in my area. To give a bit more detail about what I'm interested in, I'd like to do something with...

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Hailey K. Sep 01, 2017 346 views

What are the job opportunities for someone majoring in Biochemistry?

I'm interested in biochemistry but also want to make sure I'm picking a major that there will be good job opportunities available. I really don't want to be one of those college graduates who gest stuck waiting tables because they can't find a job! research biotechnology...


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Carolina N. Sep 01, 2017 287 views

Study Habits that are helpful

Lately I've been having trouble in concentrating on any subject of school. Like my mind goes elsewhere. Most of all when I have to study for a quiz or a big test what suggesting's do you have?...


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Quynh V. Sep 01, 2017 613 views

How do I know if I'm fit to be a biologist?

I really like biology and would like to go into the biomedical field, but I don't know if I am right for it. bio science stem biology...


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Cristia W. Sep 01, 2017 496 views

What are some good biotech/biomedical companies in the Long Beach/Orange County area?

I am looking to enter this field upon my college graduation in 5 years and want to start looking into some great companies! Help is much appreciated! biology biotechnology biotech industrial-biotechnology biomed biomedical-engineering biomedical...


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Abigail W. May 30, 2017 628 views

What are some relevant careers involving biology or chemistry and what should I major in to enter those careers?

I know I'm interested in a career in biology or chemistry or both, but I don't know what major I should choose to have flexibility in choosing careers in both fields. I want to enter a high-paying career that will not expire in the near future. Or maybe my uncertainty as a junior in high...

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kanika M. May 06, 2016 869 views

What are the difference between Biotechnology and Biomedical careers?

Can help me out with the Difference between Biomedical and Biotechnology. Job Opportunities and which is the Best among both. engineering medicine engineer teaching professor biology educator...


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Quentin K. May 05, 2016 668 views

What does the job market for Biomedical engineers look like?

Will there be jobs for biomed engineers coming out of college? If so, where? college engineering engineer professor biology professional...


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hazel W. Apr 04, 2017 715 views

what is the scope for biotechnology?

i want to know how the career opportunities will be like 10 years from now. i am looking for career after i take up BSc. (and not BTech)biotechnology. plps answer fast biology career-counseling career-choice biotechnology molecular-biology future-careers bioengineering...


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Brian M. Mar 28, 2017 964 views

I'm currently a Biology, Wildlife&Conservation Science, and Film major. Should I switch to engineering, computers, or something along those lines?

I'm currently a Biology, Wildlife&Conservation Science, and Film major. I'm mildly regretting not majoring in computer science, engineering, or something along those lines, but I'm already a junior. I'm performing poorly in my classes lately...I'm a smart person, I've just been unmotivated...

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hazel W. Mar 28, 2017 614 views

which college/university is good for biotechnology?

i have at last decided that i would pursue biotechnology for sure. Now the question is which college/university should i apply for ? i also need some advice about which course should i take : bsc(biotechnology) , medical biotechnology, molecular biotechnology or genetic engineering . my aim is...

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