MBP students have taken on careers in a wide variety of fields after being prepared for success at Northwestern University.MBP students have taken on careers in a wide variety of fields after being prepared for success at Northwestern University.

Career Opportunities

Our program is dedicated to providing students with comprehensive career assistance that includes site visits to companies in US biotech hubs, annual Advisory Board Meeting, Biotechnology Day, and MBIOTECH 506 course, taught by the MBP Assistant Director of External Relations & Career Management. We have an extensive network of contacts and several committed partners in the biopharmaceutical industry that generate numerous internship opportunities.

MBP domestic and international graduates have been successful in obtaining positions in biologics research, process development, pharmaceutical discovery, medical diagnostics, as well as consulting. A small sample of these positions is shown below.

Biotech Companies

Amgen, Sr. Associate-Process Development
Genentech, Operations Analyst
Genzyme, Research Associate
MedImmune, Research Associate
PDL BioPharma, Development Associate

Pharmaceutical and Healthcare Companies

Abbott Laboratories, Cell/Molecular Biologist
Baxter, Engineer
Bristol-Myers Squibb, Associate Engineer
Johnson & Johnson, Sr. Regulatory Affairs Associate
Merck, Research Biochemist
Pfizer, Sr. Associate Scientist

Consulting

C1 Consulting, Consultant
Deloitte, Consultant
SG2, Consultant

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