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Undergraduate Career Coach:

Eric Bloomquist |

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Graduate Career Coach:

Francine Mahak |


Meet with your career coach to discuss anything career-related from career exploration, resumes, cover letters, your job search - we're here to help! For academic advising, including admissions, declaring a major, and class schedules, please contact your academic advisor.

Career Paths/Industries

Please see What can I do with this major? for more in-depth information.

  • Life Science: Biochemist, Biological Technicians, Biologists, Microbiologists, Molecular and Cellular Biologists, Animal Scientists, Biostatistician, Geneticist, Chemists, Food Science Technicians, Zoologist, Forest and Conservation Workers, Chemical Plan and System Operators, Chemical Technicians, Environmental Economist, Physicist
  • Analysis: Actuary, Mathematician, Economist, Financial Analyst, Statistician, Financial Consultant, Data Scientist, Computer Scientist, Applied Mathematician, Estimator, Math Teacher, Quantitative Consultant, Banker, Astronomer, Geneticist, Commercial Appraiser
  • Physical Science: Geographer, Geographic Information Specialist, Surveyor, Astronomer, Physicist, Physics Teacher, Aquarist, Astronaut, Hydrologist, Meteorologist, Park Ranger, Fire Protection Engineer, Laboratory Engineer, Laboratory Engineer, Geophysical Technician, Aerospace Engineer, Electrical Designer
  • Healthcare: Physician, Physician Assistant, Nurse Practitioner, Mental Health Counselor, Pharmacist, Public Health, Sports Medicine, Veterinary Medicine, Environmental Health, Dentistry
  • Education: Researcher, Professor, or Teacher

Graduate Degree Positions (Require Master’s Degree)

  • Research and Development: Scientist I, II, III, University Research
  • Teaching: University/College positions, High School, or Adjunct Faculty
  • Design: Prototypes, Procedures, Experiments
  • Consulting: Technical and Management Consultants
  • Law: Patent Examiner
  • Medical: Dentist, Optometrist, Podiatrist, Pharmacist, Veterinarian,

Common Employers

  • National Labs
  • Wildlife Resource Management
  • National Science Foundation
  • Center for Disease Control and Prevention
  • National Institutes of Health
  • U.S. Food and Drug Administration
  • U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
  • U.S. Geological Survey
  • National Institutes of Health
  • Public Health Departments
  • Pharmaceutical companies
  • Cosmetic companies
  • Petroleum companies
  • Private Research Labs
  • Colleges and Universities
  • Public, Private, and Charter Schools
  • Consulting Firms
  • Clinics and Hospitals
  • Rehabilitation Centers
  • Nursing Homes
Last Updated: 6/28/18