The biotechnology industry uses organisms, cells, or molecules isolated from cells
to make products or solve problems.
To prepare for
a career in biotechnology, a person should learn as much as possible about biology,
chemistry, and other life sciences. A high school guidance or career counselor,
the admissions office of a college or university, the personnel office of a biotechnology
industry, and career handbooks found in the reference section of the local library
can be used to determine the specific educational requirements for a chosen career