Weblinks: Careers by Major/Interest

Biological Sciences

Note: This is not intended to be an exhaustive list of occupations associated with this major.  Refer to other WebLink pages for additional occupations, job descriptions and job search sites.


Sample Occupations


Additional Occupations


Examples of Employers

  • Agricultural Industry
  • Biotechnology Companies
  • Botanical Parks
  • Clinics & Hospitals
  • Colleges & Universities
  • Conservation Society
  • Crime/Forensic Labs
  • Environmental/Pollution Control
  • Environmental Protection Agency
  • Government Agencies
  • Hospitals
  • Industrial Laboratories
  • Laboratories
  • Manufacturers
  • Medical Research Labs
  • Medical Schools
  • Museums
  • National Park Service
  • National Science Foundation
  • Park Districts
  • Pharmaceutical Companies
  • Private Research Foundations
  • Public Health Departments
  • Public Utilities
  • Sanitation Districts
  • U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service
  • Zoos and Aquariums

Occupational & Professional  Information


Biology-Related Job Sites


Careers in Government

Government employment is a potential career path for people from just about any major or background. Visit these pages for more information:


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