Biotechnology & Pharmaceutical

Selected Resources

The resources below are a combination of general industry information as well as specific job and internship posting sites for this industry.

  • AccessExcellence: Career information and interviews with professionals in biotechnology.
  • Biohealthmatics.com: Searches over 150 job sites to pull together listings in biotech and bioinformatics.  It also provides company profiles, a knowledge center and articles.
  • Biomedical Engineer.com: Search opportunities by keyword and employer.
  • BioPharmaLink: Lists of organizations by organizational type and product/technology type.
  • BioSpace.com: A source of daily biotech and pharmaceutical news, company profiles, jobs, biotech jobs listings.
  • Drug Information Association: Lists industry internships and clinical-development jobs.
  • hireBio: Offers pharmaceutical and biotechnology career information, job postings, industry news and research.
  • hireRx: Lists opportunities by region and specialty.   
  • LifeSciencesWorld: International links covering the fields of biotechnologies including the latest biotechnology news and job vacancies. Information is provided on free biotechnology publications and upcoming events and conferences.
  • MedZilla: Listings in biotechnology, pharmaceuticals, health care and science. 
  • New Scientist: Features some of the latest science hot topics as well as a job and careers section. 
  • Pharmaceutical Manufacturers of America (PhRMA): Members are approximately 100 U.S. companies that have a primary commitment to pharmaceutical research. Check employment listings. Good source of information on industry statistics, policies, developments and players.
  • Science Magazine: Features jobs, employer profiles and links, and other resources such as the salary calculator.
  • WetFeet.com: Guide to Careers in Biotech and Pharmaceuticals. 

Selected Professional Associations

A professional association is an organization of people who have similar career interests. These membership- based organizations often offer a reduced rate for students that allow access to the many resources they provide. Professional association websites can also offer job/internship databases as well as opportunities to find mentors or other contacts.