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Biochemistry jobs range from human health to national security. The sky's the limit.

Endless Opportunity

A degree in biochemistry will open doors to career opportunities with many organizations, from biotechnology firms to the FBI. Whether you want to pursue a career in academia, industry or government, our department will help get you there.

A “Career of Exciting Research”

After a career in the military, Jim Noah found his home as a Ph.D. student at NC State. During that time, the self-described lifelong learner became passionate about biochemistry.

Read Jim’s Story 
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Careers in Biochemistry

Here are a few of the career opportunities biochemistry graduates pursue:

Faculty MemberLawyer
Biomedical StudentBiotechnologist
Healthcare ScientistClinical Research Scientist
Forensic ScientistNanotechnologist
Scientific SalesScience Writer

Get the latest career news from the American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (ASBMB) careers blog.

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