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Careers and Internships

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What can I do with a degree in biology?

A biology degree from Clark University gives you the tools to study life at all levels — animals and people, from the cellular level to the whole body. Since life is everywhere, the career possibilities are endless. Clark biology alumni work in fields as diverse as pharmaceutical research and secondary education, in roles including researchers, doctors, teachers, veterinarians, and health policymakers.

Through hands-on experience with state-of-the-art equipment, as well as internships and other workplace opportunities, Clark biology graduates are well prepared to enter the workforce and to have an impact on the world.

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Careers for Ph.D. Recipients

Graduates of Clark’s doctoral program in biology have successful careers in higher education, research, and government, among other fields.

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Careers and Internships for Undergraduate and Fifth-Year Students

Students who graduate with bachelor’s and master’s degrees in biology are prepared to obtain positions in research, education, and other fields, including biotechnology, environmental science, or forensics.

Career Stories

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Contact Information

Department of Biology

Office Location
  • The Lasry Center for Bioscience
    15 Maywood Street
    Worcester, MA 01610

  • 1-508-793-7173
  • 1-508-793-7174 Fax