Career Ed 10

Adam Crespi 10/07

Job Biochemist Biochemical Engineer Climate Change Researcher
Education A bachelor’s degree in chemistry, biochemistry or a related discipline is required.
A master’s or doctoral degree is usually required for employment as a research chemist.
A bachelor’s degree in chemical engineering or in a related engineering discipline is required.
A master’s degree or doctorate in a related engineering discipline may be required.
Licensing by a provincial organization to practise as a Professional Engineer
Engineers are eligible for registration following graduation from an accredited educational program, and after three or four years of supervised work experience in engineering and passing a professional practice examination.
A bachelor’s degree in a related discipline is required.
A master’s degree or doctorate in a related discipline is usually required.
$ $30k – $139k $64k – $181k $50k – $130k
Hours -9-5 standard work schedule

-sometimes field work // trips and different hours

-9-5 standard work schedule 

 

-9-5 standard work schedule for researchers who work in labs or offices

-field work can be far more adventurous (multi-week long trips for gathering data)

-hours can also vary if teaching others

Independance -Work in small teams

-work with other fields

-work towards research goal

-work in small teams

-work towards creating new substances and benefitting large companies/society

-work for governments

-investigating assigned projects 

-possibility to work in small teams

Tasks -Working in laboratories

-conduct research to benefit large companies (often medical)

-conduct cutting edge research

-office work in conducting and compiling research and reports

-Biochemical engineers research, develop, document, and produce chemical-based products to be used by companies and society at large. The products created can be for various purposes, such as agricultural, food, commercial, cleaning, and more. 
-These engineers often complete design work, which includes doing studies, to create a new product. 
-Working in laboratories and conducting research

-collecting data and information in the field

-monitoring weather and geographic factors

-investigating factors of climate change

Stability -Expected to rise by 500 jobs a year

-Always new discoveries to be made

-expected to rise by 200 jobs a year

-many new discoveries to be made

-in no danger of being replaced by robots

-currently rising by approx 1200 jobs a year

-it is unclear if this will continue to grow 

-not a very stable career choice

Link https://core.myblueprint.ca/V5/Work/Occupation https://core.myblueprint.ca/V5/Work/Occupation https://core.myblueprint.ca/V5/Work/Occupation

 

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