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Exploring Careers in Biochemistry

Students majoring in biochemistry learn about macromolecular structure and function, metabolism, molecular biology, signal transduction and protein biophysics, and receive an exceptional grounding in chemistry. Students also have opportunities to work in faculty labs to gain hands-on research experience. As of January 2015, 6,062 members on LinkedIn stated they studied Biochemistry at the University of Minnesota-Twin Cities. Here are some of the top places they work and their job classifications.

Places of Work:

  • University of Minnesota
  • Medtronic
  • 3M
  • R&D Systems
  • Mayo Clinic
  • Boston Scientific
  • Hennepin County Medical Center

What They Do:

  • Research
  • Healthcare services
  • Education
  • Operations
  • Information technology
  • Project management

Want to Explore Further? 
Check out the field of study explorer on LinkedIn, which can be found by:

  • Scrolling over the Interests Tab on the Home page
  • Selecting the Education Tab
  • Clicking on the purple Field of Study Explorer icon
    • Please note: The tool will default to the major you have listed in your LinkedIn profile and will show individuals around the country who studied this field. To tailor the information, select University of Minnesota-Twin Cities under the Where They Went to University column or use the magnifying glass to search for the U of M if it is not listed. You can then see a list of alumni which features information about where they live, and work. You can also use the gray Explore More Tab on the right hand side to see results for other majors. This can be helpful to compare majors if you are still making a decision.