The domain of Biomedicine and Life Sciences is currently enjoying ambitious support from the EU and wide-scale investments all over Europe. As a result, there is a growing demand and good labour market prospects for biomedical scientists in both academia and industry.
Most graduates continue on to PhD positions (75%), but you may also find work as a policymaker, project manager, analyst, chemist, biotech entrepreneur, science reporter and so on. Many students are offered jobs by their internship organisations such as universities in the Netherlands or abroad, and in commercial companies like Philips, Medtronic and Sigma.
Graduates have found positions as:
- Postdoctoral fellow at Ottawa Hospital Research Institute, Canada
- Intern at European Research Institute for the Biology of Ageing
- Associate Clinical Research Specialist at Medtronic
- Scientist and lecturer, Universitas Gadjah Mada, Indonesia
- PhD candidate - Department of Tumor Immunology, Institute for Molecular Life Sciences, Radboudumc
- Senior Clinical Research Associate at Quintiles