The Scottish life sciences industry thrives on its workforce. It owes its global reputation to this community of exceptionally talented people – and joining that community is easier now than ever before.
These days, there are multiple routes into this industry, even without a PhD. If a traditional academic path is not for you, an apprenticeship or internship could be your entry point. From research assistants to marketing managers to biologists, there’s demand at every level for staff with a wide range of skills.
Whatever way you decide to go, cultivating a strong work ethic and getting some laboratory experience under your belt will help you prepare for your life sciences career.