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Posted November 27, 2017 by

What to do with my degree: Biology jobs and salaries

 

Biology is one of the most popular college majors. What kinds of biology jobs are out there for you? We heard from Dr. Jeffrey S. Heilveil, who chairs the Biology Department at SUNY College at Oneonta. He has observed Biology students over the years, and has deep insight into what their options are, and where their strengths and weaknesses are. We’ve quoted his insight below. (more…)

Posted May 15, 2015 by

Competitive Edge: How to Find the Degree to Fit Your Personality

Personality types word cloud on a vintage blackboard

Personality types word cloud on a vintage blackboard. Photo courtesy of Shutterstock.

As almost every successful person will try to tell you, finding the right career is all about matching what you plan to do to earn money with what you love and are truly passionate about. Obtaining a degree that matches your personality is the first step to a life-long career you don’t end up being bitter about later. Let’s take a look at how you can choose the best degree for your personality by matching some traits to some fields of study. (more…)

Posted March 03, 2015 by

Being A Really Good Pharmacy Technician

Laura O. Tolentino

Laura O. Tolentino

Most of the pharmacy technicians will get a lot of training while in an informal setting at the job but the employers will always favor those individuals that completed a formal training and have certification. In order to see a list of the formal education programs to help you become a pharmacy technician, you can click here. After getting through the pharmacy education and the certification program, you will get an entry-level job. Now it is time to further continue your career and keep your eyes on growing. (more…)

Posted October 08, 2014 by

Which College Degrees Are Most in Demand?

Prospective college students have so many career fields to choose from.  As they consider what fields to major in, they might be curious about the ones that are most popular among students.  In the following infographic, learn which college degrees are most in demand. (more…)

Posted May 28, 2014 by

Job Market Looks Promising for New College Graduates in 2014

While college graduates may have been discouraged about finding jobs in the last several years, things could be getting better for the class of 2014.  According to a recent report from Career Glider, almost 60% of employers are looking to hire new college graduates this year.  In addition, many career areas have favorable employment rates.  Learn more from a slideshow in the following post. (more…)

Posted October 23, 2013 by

7 Top Technical Jobs for Recent College Graduates in the Medical Industry

Are you a graduate in the medical field?  If so, you may be interested in the following post, which has seven top technical jobs for recent college graduates to consider.

Medical industry is one of the rapidly growing industries best known for achieving tremendous breakthrough even in times of recession. It is best to explore the many career possibilities that the healthcare sector offers to best utilize your technical degree or work toward one upon careful skills analysis and your aptitude in the medical field. Many

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Posted October 16, 2013 by

No Work Experience? Getting an Entry Level Job is Still Possible

While employers tend to like candidates with work experience, that doesn’t mean you can’t get an entry level job if don’t have any.  In the following post, learn some techniques to help you land a new position.

You’re now facing the problem that has dogged every young professional since jobs were invented: How do you get experience to land a job which requires a worker with experience? It is the Career Catch-22. Here are some techniques to help you get through that Catch-22… and well on your way to your first day at

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Posted August 06, 2012 by

8 College Degrees That Will Earn Your Money Back

As the cost of education continues to skyrocket and job prospects remain less than robust in a tough economy, the answer to the question, “What are you majoring in?” seems more important than ever.

There’s no getting around it. Education is expensive. A four-year degree at a public university costs, on average, $37,343, while an education at a private school will set you back $121,930. While statistics show that a college degree will undoubtedly open doors and increase your earning potential, you need to choose your degree carefully to ensure you’re making a wise investment.

Last week, we highlighted 8 college degrees with a poor return on investment. This week, we’ll head to the other end of the spectrum and show you 8 college degrees with great ROI (in no particular order), as well as some examples of jobs within each industry. (more…)

Posted October 07, 2006 by

What Do a Paralegal, a Funeral Director and a Zoo Director Have in Common?


You can access a bunch of useful tools in your search for entry-level biology jobs using a website through the California State University’s career planning and placement office for those interested in biology careers. You can start on the main search site where the biology search tools are listed and from there, click on the bio online career center. This part of the site will provide you with all your entry-level biology job search needs and then some!
If you are not quite sure exactly where you fit but did major in biological sciences there is a great document entitled: “What Can I Do With A Major in Biological Sciences?” The list goes on for about 11 pages or so and lists possible biology job opportunities with a mini job description attached. You don’t have to be a teacher or a scientist to find a career in biology. You can be a botanist, a food technologist, even a landscape architect. The jobs listed are quite diverse and yet all have a biology-like feel. To be honest, for those of you searching for those entry-level biology jobs and want to take a path less traveled take a hint from this document. You can search jobs and develop them into something a biologist-lover like you would love. I mean I love the idea! So have fun, learn new things and find that entry-level biology job!!
Career Planning:
http://www.csuchico.edu/plc/biojobs.html
Biology Can Be A Lot of Things:
https://www.utexas.edu/student/cec/careers/biology.pdf#search=%22Entry-level%20biology%20jobs%22
Other Resources:
http://scientific.thingamajob.com/jobs/New-Jersey/Entry-Level-Biology/991992
http://bioinformatics.org/forums/forum.php?forum_id=1892