Biochemistry Career Guide

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Past Internship Sites:

  • Van Andel Institute
  • GVSU Office Of Undergraduate Research
  • Meijer Honors College
  • University Innovation Fellows
  • Walter Gardens
  • Spectrum Health

Where Alumni Have Landed

  • Microbiology Laboratory Technician - Amway
  • Scientist - Perrigo Company
  • Lab Technician - Zoetis
  • Research Technician - Northern Biomolecular Services
  • Laboratory Analyst - Pfizer
  • Quality Control Analyst - Mead Johnson Nutrition
  • Physician Assistant*
  • Neuroscientist*
  • Physician*


*An additional degree is required.

Student Organizations to Consider

Study Abroad Options

Borders are virtually meaningless in this early 21st century global economy. As a future graduate with a Biochemistry major or minor degree, you will be confronting global issues and will work in internationally-operated companies. "Wake up and face the earth!" T. Friedman advised us in his bestseller ‘The World is Flat’.

Develop some of these technical and professional competencies to be successful:

  • Clinical Research
  • Clinical Trials
  • Good Clinical Practices
  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Auditing
  • Attention to detail
  • Analyzing, synthesizing and evaluating information
  • Data Collection
  • Detail-Oriented

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Page last modified December 12, 2022