Career Opportunities for Biology Majors
By nature, Liberal Arts majors make great employees in any field because of their ability to communicate effectively, think critically and solve complex problems. These timeless skills make them attractive to employers in all walks of society. Specifically though, biology majors often pursue careers as a:
- Forest Service Biologist
- Environmental Consultant
- Laboratory Research Technician
- Scientific Sales
- Park Service Biologist
- Technical Service Representative
- Technical Writer
- Over 100 different health careers*
- High School Teacher or College Professor*
*May require graduate study
When the biology major is matched with complementary minors and thoughtful internships, new possibilities arise. A few examples are:
- Biology + computer science = High-tech Biological research
- Biology + gerontology = Nursing Home Coodinator
- Biology + business = Industry jobs of all types
- Biology + English = Technical Writer
Talk to your adviser about more double-major, minor, and internship combinations that can help you diversify your learning and your resume.
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