Mentor, Ohio - Best City to Live and Work

  • Jobs in the Pharmaceutical, Biotechnology, Medical Device, and Diagnostic Industries
  • Companies, Real Estate, Schools
  • A recipient of the Bike Friendly Community Award from the League of American Bicyclists in 1999, Mentor's (JOBS) urban lifestyle combines nicely with the scenic state parks that are close by.

    In fact, Mentor has a total 800 acres (324 hectares) of parkland for its 50,278 residents to enjoy. In addition, nearby Mentor Marsh State Nature Preserve, Headlands Dunes State Nature Preserve, and Headlands Beach State Park offer a wide array of outdoor activities including bird watching, hiking, and boating.

    Indoor pursuits can be found at the Great Lakes Mall. Considered the largest in the world when it opened in 1961, today it's the sixth largest in Ohio. Which is especially good, since Mentor has a relatively low sales tax.

    For more community-oriented activity, Mentor has a civic arena and hosts a number of events throughout the year – such as the annual performance by the US Marine Corps Drum & Bugle Corps and Silent Drill Team, and the Ships Festival on the Lagoons.

    Mentor … all this, and less than 25 miles (40 kilometers) northeast of downtown Cleveland. Ohio is a great place to settle because it has a wide selection of biotechnology, medical device, and pharmaceutical companies. Some of the life-science companies found in Ohio are: Cardinal Health, Inc., Alkermes, Kendle International, Meridian Bioscience, Inc., Duramed Pharmaceuticals, Inc. , Battelle, Neoprobe Corporation, Procter & Gamble Co., Ricerca Biosciences, LLC, Steris Corporation, and Athersys, Inc. ,

    For more information about opportunities in Ohio, visit The BioMidwest™ 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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