Career prospects for biotechnology graduates are promising. With a strong practical training in laboratory skills, biotechnology graduates can be employed in different positions including:
1- Laboratory specialists in biotechnology, food, pharmaceutical, medical and agricultural industries
2- Forensic and medical laboratory specialists who examine DNA and other scientific evidence related to criminal investigations and analyze DNA from clinical samples from patients for diagnosis of diseases.
3- Environmental consultants who assess and monitor environmental contamination and help in developing and implementing bioremediation programs to clean up the environment.
4- Research assistants who help principal investigators in conducting experiments in various fields of biotechnology.
5- Scientific journalists and media presenters who write articles and help in preparing broadcast programs to communicate the importance of scientific development to the public.
6- Sales representatives / marketing specialists who provide information and advice about scientific products to clients in research laboratories, help solve specific problems related to equipment applications and experimental procedures.