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T
OWSON
U
NIVERSITY


D
EPARTMENT OF
B
IOLOGICAL
S
CIENCES

C
AREER
O
PTIONS AND
J
OB
O
PPORTUNITIES

FOR THE
B
IOLOGY
M
AJOR


G
ENERAL
I
NFORMATION ON
C
AREERS IN
B
IOLOGY

NOTE: What follows is no doubt a partial list of internet sites that provide general
information on

careers in Biology. Please forward additional sites you find to the compiler,
L. Scott Johnson at
sjohnson@towson.edu
.


SUNY Buffalo's Biology Careers on

the Internet site

Furman University's Biology Careers Page

Emporia State University's Careers in Biology Webpage


Texas A&M University: What Can You Do With A Biology Degree

Swarthmore Colleg
e: What Can I Do With A Biology Degree?

American Institute of Biological Sciences
-

Career Info Links


American Institute of Biological S
ciences: Careers in the Biological Sciences

Career in Biology
-

iseek.com

U.S. Dept. of Labor Occupational Outlook Handbook



Occupational Outlook for Biological and Medical Scientists


Carolina Biological Supply Co.
-

Biology Jobs for the Future


Society for Integrative and Comparative Biology
-

Careers in Biology

Biodeveloper.com: Careers in Biology

Smithsonian's So
urces for Information on Careers in Biology, Conservation, and Oceanography

SUNY
-
Oswego's Succinct Descriptions of Biological Occupations page

Science magazine's Science Careers site


PhDs.org's Career Guide

Nat'l Academic Press
-

Careers in Science and Engineering Guide


National Institutes of Health
-
Career Exploration Site


RileyGuide.com
-

Employment Opportunities and Job Resources on the Inter
net

AgricultureB2B.com (wide variety of links from Molecular Biology to Ecology)





D
ESCRIPTIONS OF
C
AREERS IN
B
IOLOGY

Iseek.com’s Descriptions of Various Careers in Biology

Agriculture, General

Anatomy

Animal Genetics

Animal

Physiology

Applied Mathematics

Aquaculture

Biochemistry

Bioethics

Biology and Biological Sciences

Biometrics and Biostatistics

Biophysics

Biopsychology

Biotechnology

B
otany

Cancer and Oncology Biology

Cell Biology

Conservation Biology

Developmental Biology

Ecology

Entomology

Environmental Biology

Environmental Health

Environmental Science

Environmental Studies

Epidemiology

Evolutionary Biology

Fisheries Scie
nces and Management

Forensic Science

Genetics

Human and Medical Genetics

Immunology

Marine Biology

Medicine

Microbiology

Molecular Biology

Molecular Biophysics

Natural
Resources Conservation

Natural Resources Policy and Management

Neurobiology

Pathology and Experimental Pathology

Pharmacology and Toxicology

Physiology

Plant Physiology

Psychobiology

Radiation Biology

Range Science and Managemen
t

Reproductive Biology

Structural Biology

Virology

Water, Wetlands, and Marine Resources Management

Wildlife Sciences and Management

Zoology and Animal
Biology



Other Sites Providing Information or Links Regarding Certain Careers/Professions

NOTE: What follows is, without question, only a partial list of internet sites providing
descriptions, requirements, etc. on specific on careers in B
iology. Please forward
additional sites you find to the compiler of this list, Dr. L. Scott Johnson at

sjohnson@towson.edu
.


Agriculture
-

AgricultureB2B.com

Animal Science (Agriculture/Livestock)
-

University of Wisconsin River Falls site


Animal Behavior (Ethology)
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Animal
Behavior Society's Career Info


Animal Behavior
-

Animal Behavior Society's Guide to Graduate Programs

Anthropology
-

Ame
rican Anthropology Association's Careers Site


Aquatic Science
-

American Society of Limnology and Oceanography Careers site


Aquariums


See “Zoological Parks and Aquaria” below

Astrobiology
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Astrobiology Web


BioChemistry
-

American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Careers Broc
hure

Biodiversity/Systematics
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Am. Soc. of Plant Taxonomists' Careers in Biosystematics site

Biodiversity/Systematics
-

from the SICB careers site


Bioethics
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Penn Center for BioEthics


Bioinformatics (Biological Computing)
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Bioplanet.com



BioInformatics (Biological Computing)

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American Medical Informatics Association


Biological Systems Engineering
-

Virginia Tech site


BioPhysics
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BioPhysical
Society's Careers in BioPhysics site

Biomedical engineering


(links needed!)

Biotechnology
-

Saludos Hispanos Guide to Biotech Careers


Biotechnolo
gy
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Biotechnology Industry Organization


Botany
-

Botanical Society of America's Careers in Botany Brochure

Botany
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Tree Care Industry Association


Botany
-

American Phytopathological Society's Careers site


Botany
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American Society for Horticulture Science Careers page


Botany
-

American Society of Plant Biologists' Careers Site

Conservation Biology
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Smithsonian's Career Information


Conservation Biology
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Society for Conservation Biology website

Ecology and Environmental Studies
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Ecological Society of America's Caree
rs in Ecology

Ecology and Environmental Studies
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Career Gude from the University of Louisville


Ecology and Environmental Science
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Environmental Caree
rs Organization


Ecology and Environmental Science
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Environmental Protection Agency Careers


Ecology and Environmental Science
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Princeton's Outdoor

Action
-

Environmental Careers


Ecology and Environmental Science
-

Environmental Jobs and Careers

Ecology and Environmental Science
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Saludos.com

Ecology and Environmental Science
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Berkeley's Tang Center Links

Education (Colleges/Universities)
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National Science Teachers Assoc
iation


Education (Junior High/High School)
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National Association of Biology Teachers


Environmental Education
-

Princeton's Outdoor Action
-
Outdoor Career
s


Fisheries
-

American Fisheries Society

(see also Wildlife Management below)

Food Science and Technology

Forensics
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Zeno's Forensics site


Forensics
-

Michigan State University site with multiple links


Forensics
-

American Board of Forens
ic Entomology site


Forensics
-

American Academy of Forensic Science


Forestry
-

USDA Forest Service "What
We Do" site

Forestry
-

Society of American Foresters

Genetics
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Links to Genetics organizations (many with career info)


Genetics
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FASEB's Genetics Schooling/Careers site


Genetics (Human)
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KU Medical Center's Careers in Human Genetics site

Genetics (Human)
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Am. Soc. of Human Genetics Careers site

Genetics (Human)
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National Society of Genetic Counselors Careers Site

Genetics (Genomics)
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Davidson College Site



Health
-

s
ee also
Medicine and Health Occupations


Horticu
lture
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Am. Soc. for Horticultural Science careers site


Immunology
-

Nature Immunology' s Careers in Immunology article


Journalis
m
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Society of Environmental Journalists Careers site


Law


Environmental

(links needed!)

Law


Health Care

(links needed!)

Landscape Architecture
-

Am. Soc. of Landscape Architechtur
e's Careers site


Marine Biology
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UCSD's Careers in Oceanography, Marine Science & Marine Biology site


Marine Biology
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Aquatic Network


Marine Biology
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American Society of Limnology and Oceanography careers site

Marine Biology
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OceanLink's Careers page


Marine Biology
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Stanford's Hopkin's Marine Station career links

Marine Biology
-

Texas A&M's Oceanography Careers site

Marine
Biology
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Sea Grant's MarineCareers.net site

Marine Biology
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SUNY Stony Brook's Marine Biology webpage

Medicine and H
ealth Occupations
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Furman University's A
-
to
-
Z list of links


Medicine and Health Occupations
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ThinkQuest's Health Career Information Page

Medicine and Health Occupations
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Nat'l Institute of Health's Career Exploration Site


Medicine and Health Occupations
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AccessExcellence's site on Clinical Laboratory Scie
nce

Microbiology
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American Society for Microbiology Careers site I

Microbiology
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American Society for Microbiology Careers site II


Microbiology
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Society for Industrial Microbiology's Careers site


Molecular Biol
ogy
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Ame. Soc. for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Careers Brochure

Molecular Biology
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Amgen.com's Career Page

Molecular Biology
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Am. Soc. for Biochemistry & Molecular Biology Career Brochure

Microscopy

-

(links needed!)

Museums


Natural History

(links needed!)

Nutrition (links needed!)

Neuroscie
nce
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Eric H. Chudler's Career in Neuroscience site


Patent Examiner (links needed!)

Paleontology
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UC Berkeley's FAQs site


Paleontology
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Pa
leontological Research Institution's Career Brochure

Peace Corps


Pharmaceutical Sales (links needed!)

Physiology
-

American Physiology Society's Careers Page


Pro
teonomics (Protein Stucture/Function)
(links needed!)

Toxicology (links needed!)

Veterinary Medicine
-

American Veterinary Medical Association Career page

Veterinary Medicine
-

Association of American Veterinary Medical Colleges

Veterinary Medicine
--
See also
Medicine and Health Occupations


Virology
-

"All the Virology on the WWW" page

Wildlife Management
-

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service's Career Information site


Wildlife Management
-

North Dakota Game and Fish Department's Career site


Wildlife Management
-

Colorado Division of Wildlife's Careers page

Wildlife Management
-

Ohio Division of Wildlife Job Qualifications page

Wildlife Management
-

Univ Wisconsin Eau Cla
ire's career page

Zoology
-

Micheal's Careers in Zoology site
s

Zoology
-

Michigan State University's

Careers in Zoology site

Zoology
-

University of Melbourne's Careers in Zoology page

Zoo
logy
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MyFuture.com's Careers with Animals site

Zoology
-

Ark Animals' Unusual Careers with Animals


Zoology
-

Anatomy/Morphology
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SICB's C
areer Info site


Zoology
-

Invertebrate/Marine
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SICB's Career Info site


Zoology
-

Entomology/Insects
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Young Entomologists' Society


Zoology
-

Forensic Entomology
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American Board of Forensic Entomology's site


Zoology
-

Parasitology
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University of Queenslands Careers Sit
e


Zoology
-

Parasitology
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American Society of Parasitology Career Site

Zoology
-

Fish
-

Am. Soc. of Ichthyologis
ts and Herpetologists careers site


Zoology
-

Amphibians/Reptiles
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Am. Soc. of Ichthyologists and Herpetologists careers site


Zoology

-

Birds
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BIRDNET's Bird Jobs list server

Zoology
-

Mammalogy
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Mammal Society's Career Info page


Zoology
-

Mammalogy

-

Mammal Society's Science of Mammalogy Brochure


Zoology
-

Marine Mammals
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The Society for Marine Mammalogy's Career Page

Zoology
-

Marine Mammals
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International Marine Animal Trainer's Association Career page

Zoological Parks & Aquaria
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Association of Zoos and Aquariums' Careers Page


Zoological Parks & Aquaria
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American Association of Zoo Keepers Careers Page


Zoological Parks & Aquaria
-

Seaworld's Guide to Zoological Park Careers



ALSO:

Furman University

maintains the following website that provides links to websites that deal with
specific areas of Biology (everything from Astrobiology to Zoology). Many of these sites have
career information. If you don’t find the career/profession that you are looking

for in the list
above, try the Furman University site:
Furman University Careers Website


The American Institute of Biological Sciences maintains a page with links to all member
soc
ieties, covering everything from biochemistry to molecular and cell biology to zoology and
ecology and everything in between. The site shows whether one can find

career information,
internship opportunities,

job postings,
and
fellowships
at that site:

American Institute of Biological Sciences
-

Career Info Links



S
ITES
P
OSTING
J
OBS IN
B
IOLOGY

PLEASE

forward additional sites posting jobs for Biology majors to the compiler of this list,
Dr. L.

Scott Johnson:
sjohnson@towson.edu


General job
-
posting sites (not just Biology
-
related jobs)

CareerBuilder.com

CollegeGrad
.com

Monster.com

CraigsList.com

USAJobs
-

Federal Government Employment

Federal Jobs Diges
t

Links to Government Employment Information


JobWeb.com

Management Center of San Francisco's Jobs with Non
-
pr
ofit Organizations Site

Good Works Directory of Organizations for Social Change

RileyGuide.com
-

Employment Opportunities and Job Resources on the Internet

Peace Corps

Public Interest Research Group Jobs


State Job Sites

Links to State and Federal Employment Information


Florida State Government Jobs


Georgia State Government Jobs


South Carolina State Government Jobs

North Carolina State Government Jobs



Sites posting most types of Biology
-
related jobs (not strongly limited to specific disciplines)

Emp
loyment Links for the Biomedical Scientist

New Scientist's List of Jobs (sciencejobs.com)

Science Career Homepage (Scijobs.com)

Science Jobs


BioBums.com
-

Job postings in the life sciences

BiologyJobs.com

Bio.com jobs site

BioView.com job postings

Univeristy of Illinois's List of Employers for Biology Graduates


American Institute of Biological Sciences
-

Career Info Links


Frontiers in Bioscience: Jobs in Biology

JOB Resources, Links, Listings for Scientists

University of Texas Biology Careers Site


Sites posting jobs in Biotechnology, Cellular and Molecular Biology, BioMedi
cine,

Microbiology, Genetics, Bioinformatics, Physiology, and allied fields

American Society of Cell Biology's Job Board

American Society of Microbiology's job page

All the Virology on the WWW's massive list of links to jobs in Biology and Medicine

Southwest Biotechnology and Informatics Center's Biotechnology jobs site

SciWeb Biotechnology Career Center (Biocareer.com)

Biofind.com
-

Job Postings in Biotec
hnology

LifeSciencesWorld.com
-

Biotech, pharmaceutical, medical devices
-

jobs

FASEB Career Resources


Employment Links for the Biomedical Scientist


BioTechnology Job Postings

Bio View
-

Biotechnology & Pharmaceutical Employment


monster.com / Online Career Center


Jobs in BioInformatics, Biochemistry, and Molecular Biology

Pharmaceutical Jobs from Hirehe
alth


Cell and Molecular Biology Online
-

Career Information and Resources

ClonTech
-

Jobs in Biotech, Molecular and Cellular Biology

Jobs in Cell Biology, Immunology, and Neurobiology

Medzilla
-

Jobs in BioTechnology and Pharmaceuticals

Jobs in BioPhysics

Jobs/Internships with the National Institute for Environmental Health Sciences

Biomedical Positions

BioMedNet Jo
bs


Society for Food Science and Techology Jobs Bank


Sites posting jobs in Organismal Biology, Ecology, Conservation,

Wildlife Management, Marine Sciences, Zoo
-
Aquaria Management,

and allied fields

American Society of Plant Biologists' JobBank

USDA Forest Service Employment Website

Employment Opportunities: Wil
dlife & Fisheries and Environmental Sciences


Society for Conservation Biology
-

Job Postings

Environmental Jobs and Careers

EnviroNetwork Job Board

National Council for Science and the Environment Internships/Jobs Site

Aquatic Network (Marine Science/Biology) Jobs site

Public Interest Research Group Jobs

Zoological Parks and Aquaria
-

American Zoo and Aquarium Association Job Listings

American Association for Lab
oratory Animal Science


American Fisheries Society
-

Jobs page

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service's job site

American Society of Mammalogists' job postings

Jobs in Horticulture

Jobs in Forestry

Jobs i
n Botany and Plant Sciences

Jobs in Fisheries Biology

Jobs in Aquatic Biology

US Fish and Wildlife Service

Positions with the U.S. Dept of Interior (incl. US Fish and Wildlife Service)

Environmental/Ecology Jobs

Envirolink's Green Dream Jobs

Environmental Career Opportunities

Employment Opportunities in Water Resources

Environmental Jobs.com

The Environmental Employment Pages

Jobs in Marine Biology and Oceanogra
phy

Jobs in Aquaculture and Fisheries

Jobs in Wildlife and Fisheries Management

Jobs in Ecology and Environmental Sciences

Jobs with the Wilderness Society

Jobs in Conservation Biology and Ecology

Nat'l Association of Environmental Professionals Careers Site

Colorado State U
niversity's List of Jobs in Conservation Biology

Jobs with the Nature Conservancy

Jobs with Outward Bound (Environmental/Outdoor Education)

Cyber
-
Sierra's Natural Resources Job Search site

Colgate University's Links to Environmental Careers Site

Environmental Careers Bulletin Online

EcoEmploy.com

Job Opportunities with the Chesapeake Bay Foundation


Jobs with SeaWorld

Dolphin Research Center
-

Positions Available


Internships/Jobs with the Smithsonian E
nvironmental Research Center (Edgewater, MD)

Jobs in Soil and Water Conservation

Jobs in Wetlands Conservation

Internships and

Jobs with the National Institutes of Health

Jobs in Entomology

World
-
Wide Web Virtual Library, Job Listings and Career Serv
ices in the Biosciences

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Job Postings

The Wildlife Society


N.A. Benthological Society (Aquatic Biology) Jobs site

Student Conservation Association

Delaware Dept of Natural Resource
s Job Postings


National Audubon Society
-

Jobs


Pennsylvania Land Trust Association


Positions

-

ESA Physiological Ecology


Maryland Department of Natural Resources
-

Current Job Openings


Smithsonian Institution Job Openings


Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries


Wildlife Conservation Society


Wildlife Habitat Council
-

Careers