Your degree—whether one of the two undergraduate or three graduate offerings from the Department of Biology—prepares you for immediate employment or further graduate study. Browse the following links for career information and opportunities:
Job prospects, required training, median salaries, etc.
- BLS Occupational Outlook Handbook: This site is a MUST SEE. It's an excellent source for career descriptions, requirements, salaries, outlooks, etc. in biomedical, biotech, ecological, and other areas of biology and science in general.
- American Institute of Biological Sciences: information about careers for people with training in biology.
Job Search Engines
- Science Careers: advertisements for jobs in all areas of biology (biomedical to ecological) and other sciences
- New Scientist Jobs: Job ads from biomedical, biotech, ecology, and all other areas of biology and other sciences. This site is the job ad portion of the prestigious journal, Science.
- Nature Jobs: Job ads from biomedical, biotech, ecology, and all other areas of biology and other sciences. Don't let the name fool you into thinking it focuses on ecological jobs. It doesn't. This site is the job ad portion of the prestigious journal, Nature.
- Biology Jobs: advertisements for jobs in all areas of biology
- Environmental Careers: advertisements for jobs in ecology and other environmentally focused fields.
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