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What can I do with this major?

Job links and related resources

The following are suggestions to aid in searching for work in different biological sciences fields.

CareerRookie.com
Comstock Nurse Aid Training
Ecological Society of America
Environmental Career Opportunities
Environmental Career Center
Environmental Protection Agency
Monster.com
Student Conservation Association
United States Federal Government

What can you do with an undergraduate degree in biological sciences from Western Michigan University?

  • Acarologist
  • Agriculture Economist
  • Agronomist
  • Algologist
  • Allergist
  • Anatomist
  • Anesthesiologist
  • Anesthetist
  • Animal Behaviorist
  • Animal Breeder Technician Entomologist
  • Animal Husbandry Technician
  • Animal Nutritionist
  • Animal Pathologist
  • Anthropologist
  • Apiarist
  • Aquaculturist
  • Aquarium Director
  • Aquatic Biologist
  • Aquatic Ecologist
  • Arborculturist
  • Archeologist
  • Assistant U.S. Forest Ranger
  • Audiologist
  • Aviation Pathologist
  • Bacteriologist
  • Bioanalyst
  • Biochemist
  • Biological Consultant
  • Biological Engineer
  • Biological Illustrator
  • Biological Photographer
  • Biological Quality Assurance
  • Biomedical Engineer Technician
  • Biometrician
  • Biophysicist
  • Biostatistican
  • Biotechnologist
  • Botanist
  • Brewmaster
  • Cell Biologist
  • Cell Culture Operator
  • Cell Physiologist
  • Certified Laboratory Assistant
  • Chemical Technician
  • Chemotaxonomist
  • Chicken Farmer
  • Chiropractor
  • Clinical Technician
  • Communication Media Specialist-Radio-TV
  • Conservation Warden/Ranger
  • Consultant
  • Cooperative Extension Service Worker
  • Crime Lab Technician
  • Cytogeneticist
  • Cytopathologist
  • Cytotechnologist
  • Dental Assistant
  • Dental Hygienist
  • Dentist
  • Developmental Biologist
  • Diary Manager
  • Dietitian
  • Director of Management Engineering
  • Ecologist
  • Economic Botanist
  • Editor
  • Electron Microscope Technician
  • Embryologist
  • Emergency Medical Technician
  • Endocrinologist
  • Environmental Impact Analyst
  • Environmental Physiologist
  • Environmental Planner
  • Environmentalist
  • Ethologist
  • Extension Agent (Farm Advisor)
  • Farm Manager
  • Field Biologist
  • Field Ecologist
  • Fish Culturist
  • Fisheries Biologist
  • Floral Designer
  • Food & Drug Inspector
  • Food Processing Manager
  • Food Technologist
  • Foreman in Radiochemistry
  • Forensic Pathologist
  • Forensic Service Technician
  • Forest Economist
  • Forest Pathologist
  • Forest Products Technologist
  • Forester
  • Forestry Technician
  • Fossil Fuel Extractor
  • Game Manager
  • Geneticist
  • Genetic Counselor
  • Greenhouse Manager
  • Herpetologist
  • Histologic Technician
  • Histologist
  • Home Economist
  • Horticulturist
  • Hospital Administrator
  • Icthyologist
  • Immunologist
  • Industrial Hygienist
  • Industrial Waste Specialist
  • Insect Quarantine Inspector
  • Laboratory Immunologist
  • Laboratory Manager
  • Laboratory Technician
  • Licensed Practical Nurse
  • Limnologist
  • Mammalogist
  • Marine Biologist
  • Marine Engineer
  • Marine Life Technician
  • Materials Engineer
  • Meat and Poultry Food Inspector
  • Medical Assistant
  • Medical Entomologist
  • Medical Illustrator
  • Medical Records Librarian
  • Medical Technologist
  • Medical Writer
  • Medical X-ray Technician
  • Medican Record Administrator
  • Meteorologist
  • Microbiologist
  • Microscopist
  • Mid-wife
  • Morphologist
  • Mortician
  • Museum Educational Staff Member
  • Museum Technician-Curator
  • Mushroom Farm Worker
  • Mycologist
  • Natural Resources Manager
  • Natural Sciences Research Curator
  • Naturalist
  • Nature Center Director
  • Nematologist
  • Nuclear Medicine Technologist
  • Nurse
  • Nurse Anesthesist
  • Nursery Owner
  • Nutritionist
  • Occupational Therapist
  • Office Manager for Family Dentistry
  • Opthamalogist
  • Optician
  • Optometrist
  • Oral Surgeon
  • Ornithologist
  • Osteopath
  • Paleocologist
  • Paleontologist
  • Palynologist
  • Paramedic
  • Parasitologist
  • Park & Golf Course Superintendent
  • Park Naturalist
  • Park Ranger
  • Park Technician
  • Pathologist
  • Peace Corps Representative
  • Pediatrician
  • Pest Control Specialist
  • Pet Show Owner
  • Pharmacist
  • Pharmacologist
  • Phlebotomist
  • Physical Therapist
  • Physician
  • Physician's Assistant
  • Physiologist
  • Phytopathologist
  • Plant Biochemist
  • Plant Breeder
  • Plant Manager
  • Plant Pest Control Inspector
  • Plant Physiologist
  • Plant Propagator
  • Plant Quarantine Inspector
  • Podiatrist
  • Population Geneticist
  • Poultry Scientist
  • Process Engineer Trainee
  • Professor
  • Protozoologist
  • Public Relations
  • Research & Development Biochemist
  • Radiobiologist
  • Radiologic Technologist
  • Radiologist
  • Rancher
  • Range Manager
  • Recreation Manager
  • Registered Medical Technologist
  • Research Associate
  • Research Institute Librarian
  • Research Technician
  • Resource Policy Analyst
  • Respiratory Therapist
  • Sales Representative
  • Sanitarian
  • Science Librarian
  • Science Writer
  • Sewage Plant Operator
  • Social Ecologist
  • Sociobiologist
  • Soil Scientist
  • Staff Research Associate
  • Supply House Purchaser
  • Surgeon
  • Taxidermist
  • Taxomist
  • Teacher
  • Toxicologist
  • Tree Surgeon
  • Vegetable Scientist
  • Veterinarian
  • Veterinary Hospital Assistant
  • Virologist
  • Viticulturist
  • Waste Disposal Engineer
  • Water Engineer
  • Water Quality Controller
  • Watershed Manager
  • Weed Scientist
  • Wildlife Conservation & Management Specialist
  • Wood Technologist
  • Zoo Assistant
  • Zoo Director
  • Zoologist