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Internships & Careers

Biological Research-- Industry
  • BioJobs - this site is operated by the Biotechnology Industry Organization.  A place to search for Biotech and other bio sci jobs.  Links to several science-employment search engines.  Search by discipline, company region.  When I punched in "Biogen" there were many research positions at all levels
  • BioPharmGuy - this site is useful for anyone interested in finding a career in the biotech/pharmaceutical area, especially a first-time job-seeker who has not established a professional network. This site consists of a database of about 1,000 biotech/pharmaceutical companies, including over 200 in New England, with published direct links to all their career pages as a way to simplify the online job search experience.
  • medzilla... this employment service company specializes in matching people and positions in various companies and fields, including scientific, pharmaceutical, biotech placements.  A quick 'job search' here will pull up a variety of currently open positions.
  • indeed ... one search. all jobs.  Enter job title, keywords or company name and select where you want to work, for a quick search of available jobs.
  • The Jackson Laboratory - Located in Bar Harbor, Maine, the Jackson Laboratory is an independent non-profit mammalian research laboratory.
  • FASEB Career -- Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology -- (excerpt) "FASEB Career Resources is a year-around career opportunities and development    service that  matches applicants at all career levels with employers who hire biomedical scientists, physicians, and technicians. FASEB Career Resources embodies new concepts, technologies, and services combined with the best of our "FASEB Placement Service". Also check out FASEB's Life Sciences Job Center
  • SCIENCE -- Career Perspectives   --  Science Magazine's careers page.  Some useful information here pertaining to careers in science
  • Kelly scientific resources - Kelly Services officers a full spectrum of scientific workforce solutions.
  • PharmLinks -- this site has the homepage links for all the big pharmaceutical companies.  Visit company pages for employment information and positions in research, sales, and more.  A number of these companies have animal health divisions -- Pfizer, Novartis, Ely Lilly, Abbott,  ... just to name a few.
  • There are a large number of manufacturers and distributors of animal-health, and animal care products around the country.  Positions in these companies involve sales to veterinarians and clinics, as well as some opportunities in laboratories and research as well.  A visit to any pet supply or farm supply store and a look at the products they carry will provide you with the names of companies you can contact (most will have web pages that can be found using an Internet search engine such as  Here are just a couple of examples:   Heska Corporation - The Science of Caring for Companion Animals, Agri Laboratories, Ltd - Home Page
  • There are a large number of animal nutrition and pet food companies that offer positions in research, sales and other areas.  (Livestock feed company links and resources can be found under the 'Livestock and Agriculture' link above.)   Visit the Pet Food Institute homepage for links to all the major companies -- Purina, Hills, Iams, etc.
  • About.biology .... (excerpt) " Find that perfect biology career. Assistance for job-hunters in the biological and biomedical sciences."  Here you'll find several links to 'jobnets' in the biological and medical sciences Job Opportunities
  • National Institutes of Health Intramural Research Program has a Careers page as well as a link to Job Opportunities  -- a great variety of links to various organizations and their job openings in the biological sciences .

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