Career Opportunities

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the median annual wage for biochemists and biophysicists was $102,270 in May 2021. Employment of biochemists and biophysicists is projected to grow 15 percent from 2021 to 2031, much faster than the average for other occupations.

Our students have participated in the following internship opportunities:

  • PeproTech
  • Johnson Matthey
  • PolySciences
  • Philadelphia Water
  • National Renewable Energy Laboratory
  • DAAD RISE, Paderborn, Germany
  • Undergraduate Research Experiences at:
  • Texas A&M University
  • Kansas State University
  • The University of Connecticut
  • University of North Carolina Chapel Hill
  • Mississippi State University
  • Kent State University

Student Profile


La Salle gave me a very strong scientific foundation in terms of knowledge as well as technical skills that has been helpful in transitioning into my Ph.D program.

Anthony Moreno Sanchez
Class of 2020
Chris Picariello, ’95

Chris Picariello, ’95, remembers the opportunities provided for him at La Salle to begin his career. 

The La Salle community came together on Giving Tuesday to support the future of the University.  

Students prepare cups of hot chocolate

The annual campus event celebrated Christmas and other holiday religions with a hot cocoa bar, decorating stations, and photos with Santa.