What can biotechnology offer me?

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hopes
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What can biotechnology offer me?

Dear all,

I have a civil engineer degree in biotechnology. What kind of jobs can i do or have? Is that easy for a civil engineer seeking jobs? I am looking for a job around the world, but it seems like the field is only interested in phD students or scientists. Am really frustrated now.

Thanks for any ideas!

Jason King
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I've never heard of a civil

I've never heard of a civil engineering degree in biotechnology, but I would imagine the beer and wine industry would need biotech engineers as process control engineers. Also pharma companies - wherever there are bioreactors there will be engineers.

labrat
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Could you speak to your

Could you speak to your lecturers or university careers service? They should have records of what jobs past students have gone on to do, which might give you some idea.

marcia (not verified)
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Hopes, Where are you from?

Hopes, Where are you from?

SanDiablo
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Wow, that is a rare

Wow, that is a rare combination. Where did you get a degree like that? Or is it two degrees?

I recall a job announcement at my last company for someone with biotech experience and a civil engineering background. It was in the space planning division, helping to design and oversee construction of manufacturing facilities as well as managing the physical plant. I think the big-biotech firms would be drooling over someone like you.

Try contacting some facilites managers at the larger bio-tech (Amgen, Genentech) companies for information about how to market yourself to these companies.

I'd love to know more about your degree and your experience. Feel free to send me a private message through this board, and I'll see if I have any contacts that might help you out.

Good luck.

hopes
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Thank alot all of you

Thank alot all of you replying my post. It means alot to me. Your replies have been very supportive in this difficult time.

Thank you, SanDiablo. I will send you a private message.

hopes
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marcia wrote:Hopes, Where

marcia wrote:

Hopes, Where are you from?

Hi Marcia,

I am from Norway and we do have this degree in biotechnology.

hopes
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SanDiablo wrote:Wow, that is

SanDiablo wrote:

Wow, that is a rare combination. Where did you get a degree like that? Or is it two degrees?

Hey SanDiablo,

It is just one and not two degrees. The study took 4,5 years alltogether. I will send you a PM more about it today.

Thanks in advance.