Life Science

Career Guide

Life science is a career field focused on the discovery and management of knowledge, products, and processes associated with living organisms. Positions in this field may include research and development, laboratory/field work, and sales that focus on improving lives by bringing together technology and sciences.

Designing your major

Your major may be indirectly or directly related to your career choice, and it’s only one of many pieces to finding a good career fit. There are many majors that are related to life science, including:

Learn about careers in the field

  • Biochemist
  • Bioinformatics Technicians
  • Biologist
  • Biostatistician
  • Chemical Plant and System Operator
  • Chemical Technician
  • Chemist
  • Food Science Technician
  • Lab Technician
  • Microbiologist
  • Molecular and Cellular Biologists
  • Natural Resource Specialist
  • Pharmaceutical Chemist
  • Pharmaceutical Sales Rep
  • Researcher
  • Wildlife Biologists
  • Zoologists
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