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Careers In Nanotechnology

Numerous avenues exist for pursuing a career in molecular nanotechnology, dependent of course on the fields of study selected.

The following resources have information on jobs postings, internships and general career information. You will find additional information in the studying nanotechnology section.

Working In Nanotechnology
This site is designed to meet the increasing demand for career, education and training information in the emerging field of nanotechnology.

TinyTech Jobs
This site is dedicated to nanotechnology jobs in small tech, including careers in nanotechnology, microtechnology, biotechnology, and information technology.

National Nanotechnology Initiative
The worldwide need for nanotechnology workers is expected to reach 2 million by 2015. Already there are numerous resources for students with interests in the field.
Comprehensive Web site for nanotechnology careers
This is the job board for the New Scientist magazine.

University of Sidney, Australia - career resources -
Their purpose is to provide news, information, and advice to people interested or actively pursuing a nanotechnology career or education, and matching those people to great jobs in the Nanotechnology industry.

Recruiting Firms - Executive Search Firms

Meticulum -Meticulum works exclusively in the biotech, pharmaceutical and medical devices industries conducting searches in a number of unusual functional areas, Nanotechnology and Nanotoxicology our recent areas that have been added., a division of Progressive Search Associates, Inc., specializes in the Search and Placement of individuals with backgrounds related to nanotechnology applications.

Where can I get more information?

Foresight Institute’s web site ( contains information about the development of the various aspects of molecular nanotechnology. In particular, refer to Engines of Creation and Unbounding the Future. Both are freely available on our web site. Additional information is available in some issues of the Foresight Update.

Nanomedicine is becoming an increasing important and exciting field. Much of this excitement stems from the recent publication of Nanomedicine, Volume I: Basic Capabilities -

Primary Foresight Web Site

News on Nanotechnology and other Foresight Topics

Introductory and Technical Nanotechnology Information

Computational Nanotechnology Research

Introductory Nanotechnology Information

Nanotechnology Research Conference

Non-Technical Meeting on Nanotechnology and Related topics, including networking opportunities for business and employment as well as policy discussions.

The following list of publications cover topics related to nanotechnology.

Useful books on nanotechnology:

What should I do if this information hasn't answered my question?

We encourage you to contact our office at with your specific question, though we ask that you first exhaust the resources we provide in this document and the Foresight web prior to contacting us directly. Foresight's staff is quite small, and we receive a large number of inquiries on any given day. While we do our best to respond in a prompt and courteous fashion, delays often result. In order to receive the fastest possible execution of your query, please phrase all questions in as detailed a fashion as is possible.

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