Pharmaceutical Industry Career information from the ABPI

Welcome to the Association of the British Pharmaceutical Industry (ABPI) Careers website. Information on opportunities within the pharmaceutical industry in the UK is provided for a range of audiences, school and college students, parents, teachers and careers advisers.

Pharmaceutical company employees are all focused on a single task – delivering effective medicines to patients. Industry scientists and engineers work at the cutting edge of science and technology, using state of the art techniques to deliver the medicines of the future.

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Case study

Analytical Chemist

Miranda Principal scientist working in a laboratoryI studied chemistry, physics and maths A-levels and went on to do a 4 year MChem chemistry degree at Leeds University.

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The ABPI represents innovative research-based biopharmaceutical companies, large, medium and small, leading an exciting new era of biosciences in the UK.
To find out about the types of roles our member companies offer follow this link. For current vacancies at the ABPI visit the main website

Did you know?

Manufacturing medicines is important

Manufacturing medicines is importantThe UK remains an important manufacturing location for pharmaceutical companies.