How competitive is is to get a job in a pharmaceutical company?? (10pts to best answer)?
I am a biochemistry major and I will graduate this spring, and I would really like to work for a pharmaceutical company for a year before I apply to grad schools. Is it really hard to get a job at a pharmaceutical company? Do they look at your college transcripts? Do they care about your GPA? Any info will be helpful. Thanks so much :)
Asked By: Bio_Chem - 1/10/2011
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Unless you know someone and have considerable work experience, it is really, really difficult to get a job in a pharmaceutical company. Also, they tend to hire chemists more than they hire biochemists. They can look at your college transcripts, but I only had that happen once and that was when I got my second job (... More
Answered By: elby - 1/10/2011
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Most companies don't care about your transcript and GPA. They care more about your experience. Some companies are willing to train those at the entry level. Don't work for a year then quit. Major companies have education funds, they will pay for your post graduate studies. Don't hesitate to use their education fund... More
Answered By: Eddie W - 1/10/2011
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