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