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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 all sorts of career opportunities with organizations that run the gamut from biotechnology firms to the FBI. Whether you want to pursue a career in academia, industry or government, our department will get you there.

NC State grad Jim Noah sitting at a desk

Pursuing 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

Career Paths in Biochemistry

Here are just a few of the career opportunities available to biochemistry graduates:

Physician Neuroscientist
Faculty Member Lawyer
Biomedical Scientist Biotechnologist
Healthcare Scientist Clinical Research Associate
Forensic Scientist Nanotechnologist
Scientific Sales Science Writer

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

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