Students interested in careers related to biological sciences often start their career exploration by looking at O*NETOnline or the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics Occupational Outlook Handbook. Students interested in academic careers in biology may also want to search for experts in areas of interest by using Google Scholar or talking to relevant OSU faculty. Some students also find that attending a meeting or being a member of a professional organization during their undergraduate degree can be beneficial. The list below provides some more specialized resources for career information, as well as information about professional organizations in various areas of biology, though it is not a complete list.
General life sciences career websites
- American Institute of Biological Sciences Careers in Biology and AIBS Classifieds
- Journal Nature Careers Website
- American Association for the Advancement of Science and Affiliated Organizations Directory
- Association for Women in Science
- Christian Brothers University
- Dr. Ray L. Winstead Careers in Biology
- Furman University Biology Department
- National Academy of Sciences Careers in Science Guide
- University of Tennesse What can I do with a Biology degree?
- University of North Carolina Wilmington What can I do with a Biology degree?
- U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics Occupations Handbooks - search for career titles of interest
- Smithsonian Careers in Biology, Conservation, and Oceanography
- Society for Integrative and Comparative Biology - Careers Page
- UNC Wilmington Careers Website
- SUNY University of Buffalo - Biology Careers on the Internet
- Also see these other biology job and internship search engines and career websites