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Careers and Internships

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What can I do with a degree in biochemistry and molecular biology?

Our biochemistry and molecular biology major provides a solid foundation for students who want to apply their scientific knowledge and skills in fields ranging from academia and health care to law and bioinformatics.

Career Fields

  • Basic and applied research
  • Pharmaceutical research and development
  • Environmental testing and regulation
  • Water and waste management
  • Elementary, secondary, and university teaching
  • Medical professions
  • Laboratory management
  • Scientific journalism
  • Law
  • Bioinformatics
  • Grant writing
  • Forensic science
  • Agricultural research
  • Pharmacology
  • Human resources

Explore Clark’s Undergraduate Outcomes

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Career and Internship Opportunities

If you major in biochemistry and molecular biology, there are numerous career paths to pursue. Clark’s Career Connections Center can help you develop a plan for pursuing your career goals. Also check out ClarkCONNECT, which links you with alumni mentors and employers, and Handshake, Clark’s online job search website.

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Clark funding for undergraduate internships

Interested in pursuing an internship, research, or creative project but wondering how you’ll pay rent? Apply for Clark funding to support your experience during the school year or summer. Visit the Career Connections Center in the Shaich Family Alumni and Student Engagement Center (ASEC Building).

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Contact Information

Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

Office Location
  • Arthur M. Sackler Sciences Center
    950 Main Street
    Worcester, MA 01610
  • 1-508-793-7116