Careers, Internships & Opportunities

Graduate Internships

You may pursue off-campus internship opportunities to expand your professional experience. There are a number of placement opportunities for School of Pharmacy students with local and national organizations.

Careers

Graduates of the Pharmaceutical Sciences MS program have opportunities to pursue research and careers across many fields, industries, institutions and agencies, including

  • academic labs,
  • biochemistry,
  • biomedicine,
  • biophysics,
  • biotechnology,
  • chemical synthesis,
  • drug analysis,
  • drug discovery,
  • drug marketing,
  • healthcare and
  • molecular modeling,
  • nanopharmaceuticals and
  • pharmaceuticals.

Career Services

As a Temple student, you can also visit the University’s Career Center for support during your job or internship search. Drop in for a short visit or schedule a 30-minute coaching session to discuss components of your professional profile, including your résumé and LinkedIn presence.

Career services can provide

Learn more about Temple’s Career Center.

Career Services for the Non-Thesis Pharmaceutics MS

Alumni and current students of the Non-Thesis Pharmaceutics MS can join the Regulatory Affairs and Quality Assurance (RAQA) graduate program job postings listserv to gain access to current career opportunities.

RAQA hosts an annual career night each year. Students in the Non-Thesis Pharmaceutics MS program can meet at least a dozen companies that are actively hiring. The evening includes presentations on useful topics for breaking into the industry and gaining employment, such as interviewing tips and resume writing.

Students seeking career path advice are also encouraged to speak with full-time RAQA faculty.

Outcomes

Career opportunities and mid-career salaries for the Pharmaceutical Science MS may include the following examples.

Career

Median Salary*

Family & General Practitioners

$198,740.00

Medical Scientists

$82,090.00

Pharmacists

$124,170.00

Pharmacy Aides

$26,120.00

Pharmacy Technicians

$31,750.00

* Data obtained from the Occupational Information Network (O*NET) under sponsorship of the U.S. Department of Labor/Employment and Training Administration (USDOL/ETA).