Job and career

Job and career

As a graduate in Nanobiotechnology, you have extensive knowledge that covers:

  • Advanced gene technology
  • Reaction engineering
  • High throughput systems
  • Drug discovery
  • Molecular electronics
  • Molecular simulations
  • Self-assembling systems
  • Drug delivery systems
  • Properties of interfaces
  • Spectroscopic methods such as MS and NMR

Furthermore, you are able to understand and reflect on theory, methods and experiments within the mentioned areas.

Problem based learning and working in groups during your study programme will give you many useful skills that make you an attractive candidate on the job market. You know how to approach a problem and solve it in collaboration with other people, which is often how things are done in the “real world”.

Examples of businesses that can employ you:

  • Novo Nordisk
  • Oticon
  • Grundfoss
  • Foss
  • Bavarian Nordic
  • Haldor Topsoe
  • DuPont
  • Arla
  • Coloplast
  • Pharmaceutical companies that for example work with drug delivery systems
  • Businesses in the energy sector
  • Environmental businesses
  • Businesses in the software industry
  • Hospitals
  • The public sector
  • Universities

You can work with for example:

  • Medicine and medico technology
  • Improving medical diagnosing and treatment
  • Biotechnology
  • Catalysts
  • Enzymes and proteins
  • Quality control in the food industry
  • Scientific research
  • Improving and developing laboratory equipment
  • Teaching



Career counselling at AAU

AAU Career provides guidance on your career. While studying at AAU, you can participate in career seminars and job related events. You can also book a career counselling session and talk about, for example:

  • Application and cv
  • Finding an internship or a student job
  • Competencies – both academic and personal
  • Tools to help you clarify your ideas about your future career
  • How to get started on your job search before graduation


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