BIOL 1004 FYE: Locating Biology Career & Graduate Program Information

Biological Sciences First Year Experience: Researching to Learn about Potential BIOL Careers

Biology Career Research Resources

Use O*NET Online to explore careers related to Biology or subfields of Biology, and to get information for your assignment related to daily tasks, skills and education needed, typical starting salary, career outlook, and more.

O*NET OnLine career information online database - logo image and link to online database

The Occupational Outlook Handbook from the U.S. Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics provides information on careers in all areas and links out to further resources.

Explore Biology career information from the American Institute of Biological Sciences.  Links on this page include: best college and university biology programs (including graduate schools), internship options, job outlooks, and "where to find more information and job postings for biology-related careers."

American Institute of Biological Sciences logo - logo is linked to the website

Graduate Program Research Resources

Use these sources to learn about graduate program options and requirements for degrees needed to join your career of interest.

  1. U.S. News & World Reports - Magazine - Graduate School Rankings
  2. - Find the Graduate School That's Right for You
    • PhD level programs
    • Biology Programs: Rank by criteria that's important to you

Biological Sciences Librarian

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Amanda MacDonald
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