Careers in Biology

What kind of careers can I do if I study Biology?

Some example career paths include:

  • Pharmacologist
  • Biologist
  • Nature conservation
  • Biotechnologist
  • Forensics
  • Government Research
  • Science writer
  • Teacher
  • and much more

Here's a brief look at a few of these career paths and what you could learn from pursuing them as a career.

What is a Pharmacologist?

Pharmacologists research the interaction with chemical compounds and biological processes and can find themselves creating, developing or test medications.

What is a Biologist?

Focusing on life in general biologists study all types of life on earth in the pursuit of building a better understanding of how both human and animal bodies work and how external factors may impact different organisms.

What is a Nature conservationist?

A nature conservationist works to protect and manage the environment and will find themselves studying a variety of different biomes including wetlands, forests, coasts, mountains rivers and more.

What does a Biotechnologist do?

Biotechnologists study ways to use biological organisms to create and improve upon processes and even products within a variety of different sectors including agriculture and medicine.  By studying the attributes of biological matter including cells, tissue etc they work to identify opportunities to use their traits to do a variety of amazing things from developing vaccines to improving farming processes.


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