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Old 09-24-2011, 02:37 PM   #11
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What do you want to do with your bio degree? If it's microbiology with a focus on yeast, then you can get a scientist job in a brewery(most likely not a craft brewery though, few are big enough to need/afford a yeast specialist) other wise you are going to have to start at the bottom like everyone else which is cleaning kegs, shoveling out mash tuns, etc.

Not being negative, just realistic. Sorry

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Old 09-24-2011, 04:38 PM   #12
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When you ask for advice on anything, be prepared for people to give you advice you may not want to hear.

My suggestion: Ignore everything everyone has said here. Approach this problem like a scientist. Read through as many "help wanted" advertisements on probrewer you can find. Record the types of experience, qualifications, job requirements, etc. by frequency. Record salaries and expected hours by frequency. Arrange the data however you'd like.

Draw your conclusion based upon the real data from real brewers looking to actually hire someone for a position. That will tell you more than anything any of us here can.

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