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Sample resume for an entry-level biochemist

This resume sample shows how internship experience and academic credentials can serve as strong building blocks for an entry-level biochemist resume.

Sample resume for an entry-level biochemist

To be a successful candidate for biochemist jobs, resume expert Kim Isaacs says it helps to have a comprehensive resume. This sample resume she created shows how your internship experience and academic credentials can serve as strong building blocks for your entry-level biochemist resume.

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Entry-Level Biochemist Resume Sample

Lane Peters
55 Foster St.
Sometown, MA 02453
(555) 555-5555
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Entry-Level Biochemist

  • Recent life science graduate with academic credentials reinforced by internship experience at a respected biochemistry R&D firm.
  • Passion for enhancing global human health by contributing to cellular research, disease prevention and diagnostic improvements.
  • Able to leverage quantitative strengths to solve technical problems, advance scientific breakthroughs and support innovative assay development.

Professional Experience

ABC Company, Sometown, MA
Biochemist Intern, 2/12 to 5/12
Completed 12-week internship working alongside senior scientists. Assisted in research and development efforts for clinical diagnostics products aiding in the treatment of diabetes. Selected Achievements:

  • Gained wet lab experience and knowledge of biochemical and cell-based assays research supporting diagnostic solutions in diabetes treatment.
  • Cultured cells, performed laboratory calculations, prepared solutions/dilutions and completed pre-imaging cell staining.
  • Participated in cell counting, cell sorting, biomarker detection and protein engineering using state-of-the-art flow cytometry technology.
  • Maintained cleanliness, order and organization of laboratory.

DEF Company, Sometown, MA
Membership Sales, 9/08 to 12/11 (seasonal)
Worked throughout college to help finance education. Employed by fitness facility to assist in front-desk operations and sell memberships and fitness-related products. Selected Achievements:

  • Met or exceeded membership sales quota by up to 150% every month of tenure.
  • Helped coordinate promotions, including bodybuilder appearances, open houses and holiday parties.


ABC University, Sometown, MA
Bachelor of Science in Life Science, Concentration in Biochemistry (with high distinction), 5/12
Research Thesis: Early Signs of Mitochondrial Dysfunction in Parkinson's Disease


  • American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
  • American Chemical Society