A liberal arts education prepares you for the challenges of a changing and unpredictable world, equipping you with the skills to communicate, debate, solve problems and think critically. Here's a sampling of careers paths for biology majors.

First Jobs

  • Associate scientist in environmental health risk group, Exponent, Berkeley, California
  • Assistant researcher, Emory University/Centers for Disease Control, Atlanta
  • Diagnostic technician, GeneDX, Gaithersburg, Maryland
  • Child psychiatric assistant, Children's National Medical Center, Washington
  • Researcher, Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control, Division of Water, Dover, Delaware
  • Ecological management assistant, Student Conservation Association, Americorp and the Nature Conservancy, Albany, New York
  • Lab technician, Dana Farber Cancer Institute, Boston
  • Field technician, Yuma Ridgway's Rail research project, University of Idaho
  • Research assistant, Stanford Linear Accelerator Center
  • Virology lab researcher, Ohio State University
  • Climate change researcher, University of Bergen, Norway
  • Technical problem solver, Epic, Madison, Wisconsin
  • Research technician, National Institute of Health in Research Triangle Park, North Carolina
  • Assistant wildlife rehabilitator and veterinary technician, Animal Care Alliance, Richmond, Indiana

Careers

  • Vitreoretinal surgeon, Stanford University School of Medicine
  • Attorney, Day Ketterer Law Firm
  • Director of business development, Deloitte Consulting, 
  • Microbiologist, National Institutes of Health
  • Dentist, Bowling Green, Ohio
  • Ecological farmer, The Golden Hoof, Boulder
  • Park ranger, Protection, National Park Service
  • Forensic scientist: New Jersey State Police
  • Radiologist, Cleveland Clinic
  • Environmental scientist, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.
  • Veterinarian, Magnolia, Ohio
  • Social scientist, US Army
  • Pediatrician, Charlotte, North Carolina
  • Senior scientist, Waterborne Environmental, Inc.
  • Professor, Texas Tech University School of Medicine
  • Chimp and lion keeper, North Carolina Zoo