A webinar on “Career Prospects in Biotechnology”was organized by Department of Biotechnology, School of Engineering and Technology, Jaipur National University, Jaipur on 20th Aug, 2021. Webinar was addressed by Dr. Tahima Islam, Visiting Scientist, Leibniz University of Hannover and Max Planck Institute for Plant Breeding Research, Germany and Post-Doctoral Fellow from Plant Breeding Institute, Christian-Albrecht’s-UniversitätZu Kiel, Germany.
Dr. Tahmina explained core areas of Biotechnology and how internships, industrial visit and dissertation in Biotechnology courses can be utilized as career building opportunities. She discussed how students can apply for different scholarships available globally for completing higher education (MS, M. Tech or PhD) from India and Abroad. She also explained how a student can make his or her career in Research and Development as a Scientist, in companies as Biotechnologist and can use skills of Biotechnology in developing a new startup as an entrepreneur.