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Career Resources by Discipline/Major

Biology

What can I do with this Discipline/major?

Common Career Titles for Biology from the Occupational Outlook Handbook:
Biochemists and Biophysicists
Biological Technicians
Clinical Laboratory Technologists and Technicians
Conservation Scientists and Foresters
Environmental Scientists and Specialists
High School Teacher
Microbiologists
Postsecondary Teachers
Technical Writer
Wholesale and Manufacturing Sales Representatives
Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists

Additional Resources - Careers in Biology

Vault Downloadable Guides
  • Vault Guide to Biotech
  • Vault Guide to Environmental Careers
  • Vault Career Guide to Pharmaceutical Sales and Marketing
  • Vault Guide to Veterinary and Animal Careers

Follow these instructions to download the guides listed above:

  1. Log in to Vault.com (The first time you log in, you will need to follow the "New to Vault?" instructions. You must use your TU email address to create an account.)
  2. Click on the "Guides" tab on the far right
  3. Click on "All Guides (A to Z)" and scroll through the list to find the title you want.
  4. Click the "View Guide" button to access the guide

Internships and Research Opportunities

Getting applied experience in your field is critical. The following resources will allow you to learn more about your department’s opportunities and process, as well introduce you to other major-specific internship posting resources.

TU Biology Department Internship Coordinator: Dr. Erik Scully

Research/Internship Opportunities:

Careers and Jobs

The resources below are a starting point for your job search. In addition to making use of the Internet to do research, we encourage you to talk to people in the fields you are interested in (don’t forget to use TU’s Career Mentor Database) to learn more about specific opportunities and organizations.

Sample Resumes

The sample resumes are provided for your information. We encourage you to look at the resume sample for your major in addition to the other samples that are included in our resume sample database.

Professional Associations

Professional associations offer many benefits to students, often including reduced-price membership, mentorship programs, “careers in…” information, job and internship listings, field-related conferences and publications, and much more. Be sure to check out sections on the associations’ websites related to students, education, careers, etc.

 

 

The Career Center
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Hours: Monday - Friday, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Call to schedule an appointment.
Express Hours Fall and Spring Semester: Monday – Thursday, 1 - 4 p.m.
(No appointment needed for 15-minute consultation)

Phone: 410-704-2233
Fax: 410-704-3459
E-mail: careercenter@towson.edu


Department of Biology

Academic Advising

Study Abroad

Career Mentor Database

Related Student Groups



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Learn more about careers in biology by visiting the career resource library.



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