Discover the diverse pathways available to students in biotech with these interactive career explorations.
Meet Real-World Biotech Professionals
Introduce students to a variety of subject matter experts working in the field of biotechnology. Get an inside look at the dynamic teamwork and creative STEM problem-solving that goes on every day in the lab and beyond, as students find out how these unique individuals ignited their passion for biotech and created rewarding careers.
Quality Assurance professionals in the field of biotech ensure that the manufacturing of medicine is done safely, effectively, and in compliance with standards. Olajuwon alternates seamlessly between troubleshooting on the manufacturing floor to collaborating in a brainstorming session in the office, thanks to his strong communication and problem-solving skills.
Senior Scientists in Development Sciences are responsible for getting innovative biotech medications from idea to manufacturing, ensuring that any risks to humans have been identified. Danielle’s perseverance and expert knowledge of Chemistry enable her to overcome challenges in the manufacturing process and turn failures into personal improvements.
Principal Scientists in Data Sciences are like “disease detectives” who interpret a wide variety of real-world data and search for patterns that can be used to improve healthcare and medication delivery. Preet harnesses the power of data to gain better insight into the way patients experience the medical system, as she studies how medications affect people differently.
Senior Project Leaders of Companion & Clinical Diagnostics Development work at the forefront of Precision Medicine, using data and patient feedback to improve the effectiveness of a medication by tailoring it to a certain person or group. Doris developed her love of nature as a child into a fascination with DNA, and she brings that same curiosity to her work and collaborations.
Diversity & Inclusion Leads are responsible for helping to create an inclusive work environment in which all employees feel comfortable being themselves. As a curious and open-minded youth, Doran gravitated toward a science career, but ultimately she discovered her ideal niche working in a role outside of science, supporting the biotech product development lifecycle by ensuring her colleagues can thrive.
Senior Managers of Patient Advocacy Relations work with patient advocacy organizations to understand the patient experience and use data to inform better medical products and services. While not initially interested in STEM as a youth, Katie found a passion for patient advocacy and ended up finding a role where she has the chance to positively impact thousands of lives through her work.