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, on the second floor of the Sakowich Center, is a great place to start a discussion about career opportunities. The O’Brien Center 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 resumés, develop interviewing skills and identify potential employers.
Some other useful career links can be found below.
- The American Association for the Advancement of Science has a career page you can browse.
- The American Institute of Biological Sciences (AIBS) has an interesting Careers in Biology website spanning many disciplines in biology.
- The American Society for Cell Biology has a site for career development and information.
- The Biotechnology Institute website has information and links for careers in biotechnology.
- The Ecological Society of America has a career guide and information about ecology and environmental science.
- The Massachusetts Biotechnology Industry Directory has a careers in biotechnology web page with information about the industry, and a searchable job database.
- The Society for Integrative and Comparative Biology has a site that explores undergraduate preparation for a host of biology careers.