There are enormous and incredibly diverse career opportunities for biology majors. These websites are a good place to start exploring the possibilities and the diversity.
The O’Brien Center for Student Success located on the second floor of the Sakowich Center is a great place to start a discussion about career opportunities. The O’Brien Center for Student Success staff offer a wealth of resources, including career fairs and panels, researching employment opportunities, on-campus interviews, and extensive one-on-one advising to help you identify your interests, explore your options, and pursue your employment or graduate study goals.
The McQuade Library has a Career Resource portal to help you identify your career interests, explore your options, and pursue your employment or graduate study goals. The career guide features resources to help students and other job-seekers investigate career options, prepare resumes, develop interviewing skills, and identify potential employers.
Some other useful career links can be found below.
- The American Institute of Biological Sciences (AIBS) has an interesting Careers in Biology website spanning many disciplines in biology.
- The Biotechnology Institute web site has information and links for Careers in Biotechnology.
- The Massachusetts Biotechnology Industry Directory has a Careers in Biotechnology web page with information about the industry and a searchable job database.
- The American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) has a career page you can browse.
- The Society for Integrative and Comparative Biology has a site that explores undergraduate preparation for a host of biology careers.
- The Ecological Society of America (ESA) has a career guide and information about ecology and environmental science.
- The American Society for Cell Biology (ASCB) has a site for career development and information.