Biological Sciences

Biological Sciences

Biological Sciences

CAREER EXPLORATION

This page is designed for you to explore and learn about career options both directly and indirectly related to this major. Review Biological Sciences career options by reading about sample experiential learning and job titles as reported and held by current students and alumni, as well as graduate programs where Biological Sciences alumni have studied.

To conduct more research, select National Resources are included at the bottom of the page. You can also schedule an appointment with an Exploratory Advisor or a Career Coach.

 

SAMPLES OF EXPERIENTIAL LEARNING – POSITION TITLES

(May include but is not limited to: internship, co-op, research, practicum, and clinical experiences)

Camp Counselor

Human Resources Intern

Pharmacy Intern

Summer Intern, Research Beyond Borders

 

SAMPLES OF ORGANIZATIONS WHERE UCONN STUDENTS PARTICIPATED IN EXPERIENTIAL LEARNING

Better Medicine Company

Boehringer Ingelheim

Brookfield Parks & Recreation

CVS Pharmacy

Pfizer, Inc.

Summer Health Professions Educational Program (SHPEP)

Yale Medicine Administration

Yale New Haven Hospital

 

SAMPLES OF RECENT UCONN ALUMNI – POSITION TITLES

(Zero to five years of experience, varies by industry; some occupations may have required a degree beyond a Bachelor’s)

Assistant Manager

Cardiac Device Coordinator

Clinical Research Assistant

Dental Surgical Assistant

EMT

Energy Analyst

Histology Technician

Laboratory Technician

Patient Care Associate

Patient Flow Manager

Postdoctoral Fellow

Quality Specialist

Resident Service Aide

Surgical Assistant

 

SAMPLES OF EXPERIENCED UCONN ALUMNI – POSITION TITLES

(Six or more years of experience, varies by industry; some occupations may have required a degree beyond a Bachelor’s)

Biology Teacher

Development Coordinator

Emergency Medicine Physician Assistant

Manager, Nutrition Research and Development Strategy & Portfolio Management

Planning Analyst

Public Health Data Manager/Analyst

Senior Principle Scientist

Technical Recruiter

 

UCONN ALUMNI – SAMPLES OF WHERE THEY WORK

Abryx, Inc.

Boehringer Ingelheim

Bristol-Myers Squibb

Crothall Healthcare

Dianon Systems

Harriet Beecher Stowe Center

Hartford Hospital

Maplewood Senior Living

Norwich Public Schools

PASOs

Pfizer

Regeneron Pharmaceuticals

Roche Molecular Systems

Roebic Laboratories

Saint Mary's Hospital

Sperctrix Analytical Services

St. Jude's Children's Research Hospital

Stamford Health Medical Group Cardiac Electrophysiology

ThinkLite USA

UConn Heatlh

Yale School of Medicine, Department of Psychiatry

 

UCONN ALUMNI – SAMPLES OF GRADUATE DEGREES PURSUED

M.A., Secondary Education

M.D.

M.P.H.

Ph.D., Molecular Biophysics & Biochemistry

 

UCONN ALUMNI – SAMPLES OF GRADUATE SCHOOLS ATTENDED

Tufts University School of Medicine

University of Connecticut School of Medicine

Yale University

 

NATIONAL RESOURCES

For further insight into industry specifics, use O*NET, Vault, or LinkedIn search functions to locate more titles, alumni, and career options for this major. “What Can I do with this Major?” contains additional content, including professional associations and job boards. Though your specific major is not on this resource, we have listed an alternative that is close to what UConn offers. (Please note: internships and jobs on these sites do not necessarily reflect UConn students from this major).