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The Biochemistry Lynk: Classroom to Career
A launching pad for many rewarding careers
Biochemistry majors go on to work in a broad range of areas, including, but not limited to, biotechnology and pharmaceutical industries, patent law, science education, healthcare consulting, and investment banking. The Biochemistry Department offers a range of study abroad, internship, and other research opportunities to prepare students for future careers.
Janet Buhlmann '89: at Pfizer, I work with academic partners helping to translate their discoveries at the bench into novel therapeutics.
Alessandra Geffner-Smith '14: As a MHC student, I gained the academic foundations of my field and the confidence to make valuable professional connections.
Jennifer Trehey O'Malley '89: I found surgery was not my life's work, but this thing called research I ended up loving.
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