Molecular Biology, Biochem, & Bioinfo


What can I do with this discipline/major?

For helpful resources on your career opportunities, explore the “What Can I Do with
This Major” guides for
biochemistry, biological sciences, chemistry,  computer science, environmental studies/science, and medicine.

Some common career titles for this major include:

  • Biochemists and Biophysicists
  • Biological Technicians
  • Biomedical Engineers
  • Chemical Technicians
  • Chemists and Material Scientists
  • Clinical Laboratory Technologists and Technicians
  • Computer and Information Research Scientists
  • Environmental Scientists and Specialists
  • High School Teachers
  • Medical and Clinical Laboratory Technologists and Technicians
  • Microbiologists
  • Natural Science Managers
  • Postsecondary Teachers
  • Quality Control Inspectors
  • Technical Writers
  • Wholesale and Manufacturing Sales Representatives
  • Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists
  • Agricultural Chemist
  • Animal Scientist
  • Aqua Culturist
  • Bioinformatician
  • Bioinformatics Analyst
  • Biometrician
  • Biostatistician
  • Computational Biologist
  • Computational Chemist
  • Computational Research Analyst
  • Consumer Safety Officer
  • Food and Drug Inspector
  • Food Chemist
  • Food Scientist
  • Lab Technician
  • Organic Chemist
  • Patent Agent
  • Pharmaceutical Sales Representative
  • Soil Chemist
  • Toxicologist
  • Water Chemist

For additional career information on duties, education and training, pay, and outlook
for hundreds of occupations, visit the
Occupational Outlook Handbook.

additional resources

Careers in molecular biology, biochem, & bioinfo

Internships and Research Opportunities

Getting applied experience in your field is critical. The following resources will
allow you to learn more about your department’s opportunities and process, as well
introduce you to other major-specific internship posting resources. For more information,
email Dr. Nadim Alkharouf
, molecular biology, biochemistry, and bioinformatics (MB3) department internship
coordinator.

Careers and Jobs

The resources below are a starting point for your job search. In addition to making
use of the Internet to do research, we encourage you to talk to people in the fields
you are interested in (don’t forget to use TU’s Tiger Mentor Network) to learn more about specific opportunities and organizations.

READ:  Crossing Borders | Towson University

Sample Resumes and Interview Questions

For major specific resume samples, we encourage you to look at the Sample MB3 Resume (PDF) in addition to our Sample Resume Database.

Below are sample interview questions for your field. In preparing for the interview,
you’ll also want to review common interview questions (PDF) asked of all majors, thoroughly research the organization, dress professionally,
and visit the interview skills section of the Career Center’s website. You can practice your interview skills online
via Big Interview or schedule a mock interview with a Career Center staff member.

Interview Questions