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Daily Life of a biotech?

Post by biotechstudent1989 » Mon Nov 02, 2009 1:02 am

Dear Professionals,

I am currently a student in florida and I am majoring in biotechnology. I was wondering if any one can give me any advice or any input as to what to expect when entering the workforce? What is the daily life as a biotech? Is there any area that is in high demand and if so would it be beneficial to major in one particular area rather than a broad study? Any info will be greatly appreciated!!!

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Post by JackBean » Mon Nov 02, 2009 9:45 am

Are you working in lab regularly, like for your bachelor/master/diplome thesis? By that I mean really regularly, like every day at least for some time etc. not only come once a month to have a look, how are others doing ;)
If so, than you should know pretty well, what is it about ;) Of course, it dependens (damn, I can't spell it :-/ ) on what will you be doing exactly, with what material etc.
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Post by mith » Tue Nov 03, 2009 4:57 am

I'm a BioE major, my best advice would be to focus on one area that you really like.
Living one day at a time;
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Accepting hardships as the pathway to peace;
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Post by marysaint » Tue Nov 03, 2009 6:03 am

Dear Biotech student.
I am Mary. I want to draw your attention to that there are vast career scope in the biology and biosciences. Innovation of new scientific institutions and centers for excellence will help emerging students and scientists demanding careers in research and development. It will also help in entrepreneurial development in this sector. So I would say that just stick on the area of interest you like and focus on it. There are more ways ahead.
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Post by biotechstudent1989 » Tue Nov 03, 2009 4:08 pm

I want to focus on different ways to make the world a more safer place. I lvie in florida and I went to Disney and they have a biosphere that farms fish and grow plants in different ways. That is what I am really interested in.

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Post by JackBean » Wed Nov 04, 2009 8:43 am

Interesting... but I don't think, this is work for biotech or I don't understand :)
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Post by mith » Wed Nov 04, 2009 2:41 pm

that's more ecology + marine biology that kinda thing
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Post by JackBean » Thu Nov 05, 2009 5:06 am

Yeah, something like that. Maybe also some tropical agriculture (I think, there are also such schools:)
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