Peabody, Massachusetts - Best City to Live and Work

  • Jobs in the Pharmaceutical, Biotechnology, Medical Device, and Diagnostic Industries
  • Companies, Real Estate, Schools
  • The City of Peabody, Massachusetts (JOBS) is located in northeastern Massachusetts, just 15 miles (24 kilometers) northeast of Boston. It is part of Essex County, and home to 48,129 residents.

    The city was named after philanthropist George Peabody, and was once a major leather-producing center with over 100 tanneries. Today, Peabody is home to a revitalized downtown, thriving businesses in its Centennial Industrial Park, and retail centers like the North Shore Mall.

    Like most of Massachusetts, Peabody is a community rich in history. A number of heritage homes and sites are maintained by the Peabody Historical Society. Visit the General Gideon Foster House to see 19th century furnishings, clothing, military artifacts, and toys, along with special displays related to the city's past. Other attractions include the Historical Fire Museum, a rustic barn, the Felton-Smith Historic Site and its Woodland Garden.

    Looking for more? Remember that you're only a short drive away from all the cultural delights of Boston and the region's many historic and diverse communities.

    Massachusetts has a plethora of biotechnology, pharmaceutical and medical device companies. To name just a few, you will find, Biogen Idec, Inc., Abbott Bioresearch Center, Adnexus, Advanced Technologies & Regenerative Medicine, LLC, Alkermes, Alnylam Pharmaceuticals, Genzyme Corporation, Momenta Pharmaceuticals, Inc. , Idera Pharmaceuticals, Inc., and Sanofi-Aventis.

    The Massachusetts Biotechnology Council is a not-profit organization supports the Massachusetts biotechnology industry. Thr organization represents over 500 companies, academic institutions and service organizations involved in life sciences.

    For more information about opportunities in Massachusetts, visit The Genetown™ Hotbed community which highlights the biotech, pharmaceutical, medical device industries in the area and keeps its audience abreast with the latest information about industry news and events throughout the region.

    Check out job opportunities by visiting the BioSpace Career Center. Here you will find the life sciences most premier career events which showcase an array of local employers. At the Career Center homepage you can even check out video to see what the career fair experience is like and hear what job seekers and employers have to say.

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    Government City of Peabody
    Tourism North of Boston Convention and Visitors Bureau
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    Real Estate  
      North Shore Association of Realtors
      North of Boston CVB (Where to Stay)
    Local News  
      Peabody and Lynnfield Weekly News
      The Daily Item (Lynn)
      The Boston Globe
      Boston Herald
    Local Transit  
      Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority
    Public Schools  
      Peabody Public Schools
    Colleges & Universities  
      Boston College
      University of Boston
      Northeastern University (Boston)
      University of Massachusetts (Amherst, Boston, Dartmouth, Lowell, Worcester campuses)
      Tufts University (Boston campus)
      Harvard University (Cambridge)
      Massachusetts Institute of Technology (Cambridge)
      Middlesex Community College (Lowell, Bedford)
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      Peabody Chamber of Commerce