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How can I ensure a successful future with a biochemistry degree?

I'll be graduating in December with a Bachelor of Science in biochemistry. I'm currently debating whether to go to grad school (whether I can afford to go to grad school) or to look for a job. I'm not sure what types of jobs are available for someone with less than a year of experience and only a bachelors degree. I'm most interested in working in a laboratory setting but I'm not particular as to the setting because I realize that any experience is a step in the right direction at this point. What's the best way to get started and to ensure a long future in this industry?

Asked By: chaeysa - 7/29/2006
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First of all, congratulation for graduation...about your question, I have graduated in Metallurgical Eng. and i know, recently biochemistry has helped to metallurgists in Metals production. in many of metals production we have " Leaching" treatment. this stage is done by Acides to solve the metals from ores and convert... More
Answered By: aahs137 - 7/30/2006
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I don't quite know the requirements for working in the lab of a hospital but most hospital will pay a certain amount toward tutuion if it pertains to your job discription. So that may be a place for you to send out resumes.
Answered By: tinkerbelle - 7/29/2006
 
I know a really groovy Episcopal priest with an MS in biochemistry who runs a hamburger drive-in during the week. I also know someone who has a BS in biochem who works as an aircraft parts mechanic (and makes good money.) It's not the degree, it's doing what makes you all you want to be.
Answered By: soxrcat - 8/5/2006
 
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