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Who do Geneticists work for?

Demand for graduates in genetics and related fields is strong. A good qualification is much sought after by many employers.

Universities require researchers and technicians and lecturers in a wide range of genetic-related fields.

Hospitals require genetics clinicians, researchers, technicians, counsellors, and nurses.
Agricultural, Pharmaceutical & Biotechnology Industries require researchers and technicians in addition to people with knowledge of genetics to work in management, writing and reporting, marketing, sales and public relations.

Government bodies and agencies require administrators, managers, and officers with knowledge of genetics for decisions in science policy, regulation, advice, legislation and awarding research grants.

In addition, genetic training in combination with another field such as law, computing, engineering can open up further avenues. Finally, a genetics degree, can be beneficial to careers not directly linked to genetics or even non-science related careers.