Life Sciences, Biotech, Pharma

The life sciences field, which can include large pharmaceutical companies (i.e. Johnson & Johnson), biotechnology startups (i.e. Wave Life Sciences), and medical devices (i.e. Abbott), has opportunities for all degree concentrations. While it can be a great industry fit for those who have concentrated in the sciences and have research/lab experience, the field also has numerous opportunities in business, finance, and strategy. Whether you are looking to be in the lab or beyond the bench, the life sciences field is expected to grow. For instance, MassBioEd’s recent Life Sciences Employer Outlook report estimates the life sciences will increase in Massachusetts by 32% in 10 years.

6 Tips for Attending a Career Fair

Below are the top MCS tips for attending career fairs: 

Explore which organizations will be attending by logging into Crimson Careers > Events > Type=”Career Fairs & Expos.” Search and filter on things like who is looking for Master’s students …

By Deb Carroll
Deb Carroll Director, Employer Engagement and Operations
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Top 10 Jobs for Biology Majors

Biology is the study of living things. Given the sheer number of living organisms on the planet, there are a lot of jobs for biology majors across a plethora of sectors. Some biology majors become researchers and run labs, while …

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How to Become an Industry Computational Biologist in a Year

Recently, MCS Advisors were able to attend the MassBioEd Life Sciences Workforce Conference where they discussed how the demand for the life sciences workforce in Massachusetts continues to grow, especially for those with interdisciplinary skillsets, like those of computational biologists. …

By Dean Lee
Dean Lee Senior Expert I, Data Science
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