Rapidly evolving regulations and expansion of international markets creates an increasing need for highly trained professionals in the complex industry of Regulatory Affairs. As domestic and international laws and regulations change, the need for regulatory affairs professionals who can help companies navigate this ever-changing environment and bring biomedical and food products to market continues to grow.

Professionals in the field can serve any number of diverse functions including the formation of efficient public policies, the implementation of regulatory guidelines, ensuring industry’s compliance with regulations, and developing regulatory strategies of companies looking to create a sustainable competitive advantage in the food, drugs, biologics and medical devices industry. Careers in this field can be found in private corporations, nonprofit regulatory organizations and the federal government.

Job Titles

Compliance ManagerProject Manager
Clinical ScientistPublic Policy and Legislative Affairs Manager
Data AnalystQuality Assurance Manager
Data Security AnalystQuality Control
Drug Safety AnalystRegulatory Affairs Specialist
International Regulatory AssociateRegulatory Reviewer
Post Market Surveillance OfficerRegulatory Writer

Some positions may require additional experience or licensing.

Employers

This is a limited sample of employers who have posted jobs on NUcareers; please note, that they may not currently have positions posted.
Bain Capital VenturesNew England HealthCare Institute
Dana-Farber Cancer InstituteRevereIT LLC
Enanta PharmaceuticalsSpineFrontier Inc.

Industries

This is a sample of the industries that often hire this major.
BiomedicalManufacturing
Food and BeveragePharmaceutical
GovernmentResearch and Safety
Healthcare

Internships and Co-ops

These samples titles can be used to research internship opportunities.

  • Data Security Intern
  • Pharmacovigilance Intern
  • Post Professional Masters (PPM) Intern in Regulatory Affairs
  • Quality Assurance Intern
  • Regulation Development Intern
  • Regulatory Affairs Intern

Students enrolled in the College of Professional Studies may click here for co-op and internship information.

Resources

Websites for Career Exploration

Websites for Job Search

Campus Organizations and Activities

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Professional Associations

Find valuable industry information, job sites, and professional networking opportunities.

Social Media

Sample industry specific LinkedIn groups and Twitter handles. Stay on top of industry trends, company information, job listings and networking opportunities. Visit the Social Media and LinkedIn pages for more information on how to leverage your social media network.

LinkedIn Groups