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Employment Opportunities for Biology Students and Graduates

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    A degree in biology opens many doors. See the list below for just a few careers that are possible. The Biology Department also provides some student employment opportunities for majors and non-majors. Click on the links below to find out how we can help put your skills to work.

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    What can you do with a degree in Biology? Here are some examples of careers you can pursue:

      A   B   C   D   E   F   G   H   I   J   K   L   M   N   O   P    Q   R   S   T   U   V   W   X   Y   Z

    Acaraologist
    Acupuncturist
    Agricultural Economist
    Agricultural Nematologist
    Agronomist
    Algologist
    Allergist
    Anesthesiologist
    Anesthetist
    Animal Behaviorist
    Animal Husbandry Technician
    Animal Nutritionist
    Animal Pathologist
    Anthropologist
    Apiarist
    Aquaculturist
    Aquarium Director
    Aquatic Biologist
    Aquatic Ecologist
    Arboriculturist
    Archeologist
    Audiologist
    Aviculturist
    Bacteriologist
    Biochemist
    Biological Consultant
    Biological Engineer
    Biological Photographer
    Biological Process Engineer
    Biological Quality Assurance Manager
    Biology Teacher
    Biomedical Engineer Technician
    Biometrician
    Biophysicist
    Biostatistician
    Biotechnologist
    Bird Pathologist
    Botanist
    Brew Master
    Cell Biologist
    Cell Culture Operator
    Cell Physiologist
    Certified Laboratory Assistant
    Chiropractor
    Clinical Parasitologist
    Clinical Technician
    Communication Media Specialist
    Conservation Warden/Ranger
    Conservationist
    Cooperative Agricultural Technician
    Cooperative Extension Service Worker
    Crab Mariculturist
    Crime Laboratory Technician
    Cytogeneticist
    Cytopathologist
    Cytotechnologist
    Dairy Manager
    Dentist
    Developmental Biologist
    Dietician
    Ecological Consultant
    Ecologist
    Economic Botanist
    Editor – Science
    Electronic Microscopist
    Electrophoresis Specialist
    Embryologist
    Embryonic Engineer
    Emergency Medical Assistant
    Emergency Medical Technician
    Endocrinologist
    Environmental Biologist
    Environmental Consultant
    Environmental Engineer
    Environmental Health and Safety Inspector
    Environmental Impact Analyst
    Environmental Physiologist
    Environmental Planner
    Environmental Public Relations
    Environmentalist
    Ethologist
    Extension Agent (Farm Advisor)
    Farm Manager
    Field Biologist
    Fish Culturist
    Fish Pathologist
    Fisheries Biologist
    Food & Drug Inspector
    Food Processing Manager
    Food Technologist
    Forensic Pathologist
    Forensic Service Technician
    Forest Economist
    Forest Pathologist
    Forest Products Technologist
    Forest Ranger
    Forester
    Forestry Technician
    Game Manager
    Genetic Counselor
    Geneticist
    Greenhouse Manager
    Hematologist
    Herpetologist
    Histologist
    Histology Technician
    Horticulturist
    Hospital Administrator
    Ichthyologist
    Immunologist
    Industrial Hygienist
    Industrial Waste Specialist
    Insect Quarantine Inspector
    Lab Technician
    Laboratory Manager
    Laboratory Technician
    Land Manager
    Landscape Architect
    Limnologist
    Mammalogist
    Manufacturing Plant Manager
    Marine Biologist
    Marine Life Supervisor
    Marine Life Technician
    Meat and Poultry Food Inspector
    Medical Assistant
    Medical Entomologist
    Medical Equipment Sales
    Medical Illustrator
    Medical Records Administrator
    Medical Records Librarian
    Medical Supply House Buyer
    Medical Technologist
    Medical Writer
    Microbiologist
    Midwife
    Molecular Biologist
    Molecular Geneticist
    Mortician
    Museum Educational Staff
    Museum Technician/Curator
    Mushroom Farmer
    Mycologist
    Natural Resources Manager
    Natural Sciences Research Curator
    Nature Center Director
    Nuclear Medicine Technologist
    Nurse Anesthetist
    Nursery Operator
    Nutritionist
    Occupational Therapist
    Oenologist
    Optician
    Oral Surgeon
    Ornithologist
    Osteopath
    Paleocologist
    Paleontologist
    Palynologist
    Paracytologist
    Paramedic
    Park Manager
    Park Naturalist
    Park Ranger
    Park Technician
    Pathologist
    Peace Corps Representative
    Pediatrician
    Pest Control Specialist
    Pet Shop Owner
    Pharmaceutical Sales Representative
    Pharmacist
    Pharmacologist
    Phlebotomist
    Physical Therapist
    Physician
    Physician’s Assistant
    Physiology Lab Technician
    Phytopathologist
    Plant Biochemist
    Plant Breeder
    Plant Pest Control Inspector
    Plant Physiology Technician
    Plant Propagator
    Plant Quarantine Inspector
    Podiatrist
    Population Biologist
    Population Geneticist
    Post-Harvest Botanist
    Poultry Scientist
    Produce Buyer
    Protozoologist
    Radiobiologist
    Radiochemistry Technician
    Radiologic Technologist
    Radiologist
    Ranch Operator/Manager
    Range Manager
    Recycling Engineer
    Research & Development Scientist
    Research Associate/Technician
    Research Technician
    Resource Policy Analyst
    Respiratory Therapist
    Riparian Ecologist
    Sanitary Engineer
    Science Librarian
    Science Writer
    Sewage Plant Technologist
    Silvaculturist
    Sitviculturalist
    Sociobiologist
    Soil Scientist
    Stream Ecologist
    Surgeon
    Taxidermist
    Taxonomist
    Toxicologist
    Tree Surgeon
    Vertebrate Biologist
    Veterinarian
    Veterinary Assistant/Technician
    Veterinary Hospital Assistant
    Virologist
    Viticulturist
    Water Quality Controller
    Water Quality Technician
    Watershed Manager
    Weed Scientist
    Wildlife Conservation & Management Specialist
    Zoo Assistant
    Zoo Director
    Zoologist

    Degree requirements for the different careers vary and may include Bachelor of Science, Master of Science, Doctor of Philosophy, Doctor of Medicine, and/or other degrees and certifications.

    Contact Information

    Department of Biology
    258 Science Building
    Cheney, WA 99004

    email: biology@ewu.edu
    phone: 509.359.2339

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