Biology Careers


The following websites and books are helpful resources for careers in science:


  • Alternative Careers in Science: Leaving the Ivory Tower
  • Athena Unbound
  • Careers in Science and Engineering: Student Planning Guide to Grad School and Beyond
  • Careers in Science
  • Environmental Jobs for Scientists and Engineers
  • Great Jobs for Biology / Chemistry / Math Majors
  • Guide to Nontraditional Careers in Science (in Biology Department Office)
  • Jobs in the Drug Industry: A Career Guide for Chemists
  • Jobs You Can Live With: Crossroads of Science, Technology, & Society
  • Jump Start Your Career in Bioscience
  • Opportunities in Biotechnology Careers
  • Opportunities in Research and Development Careers
  • A Ph.D. Is Not Enough: A Guide to Survival in Science
  • Ph.D. Process: A Student's Guide to Graduate School in the Sciences
  • Put Your Science to Work: The Take-Charge Guide for Scientists
  • To Boldly Go - A Practical Career Guide for Scientists
  • Tomorrow's Professor: Preparing for Academic Careers in Science and Engineering
  • Who Wants to Be a Scientist? Choosing Science as a Career
  • Woman's Guide to Navigating the Ph.D. in Engineering and Science

Career Skills Development:

  • For help with resume writing, interviewing, marketing yourself, etc., see this schedule of Career Development workshops and events