Careers in Life Sciences

POST-GRADUATE PLANNING 

To assist in studying for post-graduate exams, here are links to study guides for the MCAT:

https://students-residents.aamc.org/applying-medical-school/taking-mcat-exam/prepare-mcat-exam/​

https://students-residents.aamc.org/services/

and the Biology GRE subject exam:

https://www.ets.org/gre/subject/about/content/biology/

 

CAREERS IN LIFE SCIENCES 

There are numerous career opportunities for students completing an undergraduate degree in the biological sciences.  Links summarizing potential career options are provided below.
       

University Career Services

American Institute of Biological Sciences

 

Interested in finding out more information on various career possibilities? Check out the following Career Perspectives presented by the American Society for Cell Biology's journal Molecular Biology of the Cell:

Science Writer:
http://www.molbiolcell.org/content/25/13/1938.full
http://www.molbiolcell.org/content/26/4/591.full

Museum Science:
http://www.molbiolcell.org/content/24/21/3297.full

Teaching in 9-12:
http://www.molbiolcell.org/content/24/21/3292.full

Teaching at Small Liberal Arts Colleges:
http://www.molbiolcell.org/content/24/21/3285.full

Biotech/Pharma:
http://www.molbiolcell.org/content/24/2/61.full
http://www.molbiolcell.org/content/28/1/9.full

Intellectual Property:
http://www.molbiolcell.org/content/24/13/2073.full

Regulatory Science:
http://www.molbiolcell.org/content/24/14/2157.full

Grant Program Officer:
http://www.molbiolcell.org/content/22/15/2661.full

Professional Editor:
http://www.molbiolcell.org/content/25/17/2539.full

Molecular Animation:
http://www.molbiolcell.org/content/25/19/2891.full

Law Enforcement:
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26543195

Financial Analyst:
http://www.molbiolcell.org/content/27/11/1709.full