biochemists, farmers, and field biologists are all involved in genetic
engineering. Find out how as you explore these occupations and more.
right here in Iowa are eager to talk about how biotechnology impacts
their work. Sure, they are adults working in the fields of entomology,
research, and agriculture now, but they were all once kids. As students
in elementary, middle, and high school, they had interests that
led them into careers that are affected by biotechnology.
a wide variety of interests can learn about ways to prepare for
careers in biotechnology. Science and math, as well as reading and
writing skills, are important. Knowing how to locate information,
analyze it and then solve problems is a big part of careers associated
with biotechnology. But knowing how to run a business and learning
a foreign language might be helpful too.
to Careers project offers students the opportunity to meet career
professionals through the ICN. Professionals tell you about their
work and help connect school to careers!
Extension Education Director
Specialist and Associate Professor