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Biotechnology Research Assistants

Advancement Prospects

Advancement in this field is usually up to the individual. You will need to seek out opportunities. If you are interested in getting better assignments, you will probably need to ask for them. A biotechnology research assistant who gains a high skill level and demonstrates dedication to the employer and the field may earn the opportunity to lead other assistants on special projects. Depending on departmental needs, biotechnology research assistants who work for a university while earning a degree may be offered a full-time position upon completion of their studies. Biotechnology research assistants who work for clients on a freelance basis may find that they get more assignments and can command higher fees as they gain experience and a good reputation.

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