Continued growth in North Carolina's biomanufacturing industry will require new employees with complex training and technical skills tailored to these highly regulated positions. Close to 2,500 new employees will be needed each year in biopharmaceutical and pharmaceutical manufacturing industries, while fewer than 200-300 workers are currently trained annually.
Our focus is on cultivating talent that will serve the full range of industry needs. The training and educational opportunities offered by BTEC are designed to prepare students and workers for jobs ranging from entry-level manufacturing operators to research engineers.
For information about positions that potential workers can find in the industry, visit the “Future Professionals” section of the NCBioImpact website.
For those already in the industry but wanting to advance their current career, visit the “Current Professionals” section of the NCBioImpact website.
Seasoned life-science professionals interested in exploring satisfying career opportunities in North Carolina are invited to join the NCBiotech Jobs Network.
NC Biomanufacturing Workforce Report
Download a PDF of "Window on the Workplace 2012", a study of North Carolina's Biomanufacturing and Pharmaceutical-Manufacturing Workforce from the North Carolina Biotechnology Center.
The Model Employee
For the complete report on preparation for careers in the biopharmaceutical industry, download a PDF of “The Model Employee" from the North Carolina Biotechnology Center.