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What is Biology?

 

Biologists learn how living things work, how they interact with one another, and how they evolve. They may study cells under a microscope, insects in a rainforest, viruses that affect human beings, plants in a greenhouse, or lions in the African grasslands. Their work increases our understanding about the natural world in which we live and helps us address issues of personal well being and worldwide concern, such as environmental depletion, threats to human health, and maintaining viable and abundant food supplies.

CWU Biology Department

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Job & Internship Search Links
 

HireBio: http://www.hirebio.com

Medzilla: http://www.medzilla.com/

IE3 Global Internships: http://ie3global.ous.edu/

Naturejobs: http://naturejobs.nature.com/js.php

Tiny Tech Jobs: http://www.tinytechjobs.com

JobClinical: http://www.jobclinical.com

Science Careers: http://www.sciencecareers.org

The American Academy of Forensic Sciences: www.aafs.org

BioMedScientist Jobs: http://careers.the-scientist.com/

CDC jobs: http://www.cdc.gov/employment/

Bio Job Net: http://www.biojobnet.com/index.cfm?ii=JHM

Pre-Med Internship Opportunities: http://people.rit.edu/gtfsbi/Symp/premed.htm

Careers with the Agricultural Research Service: www.ars.usda.gov/careers

MonsterTRAK: http://www.monstertrak.com

BioSpace: www.biospace.com

BIOTECH Career Center: http://www.biotechcareercenter.com/index.html

Sciencejobs.com: the best jobs from the leaders in bioscience: http://www.sciencejobs.com

Bio View - company information and daily industry news, biotechnology & pharmaceutical employment site, job listings: http://www.bioview.co.il/HTMLs/article.aspx?c0=12529&bsp=12528&bss53=12528

Amgem: http://www.amgen.com/

Science Careers and job hunting: http://recruit.sciencemag.org

Maritime Employment Opportunities: http://www.maritimeemployment.com

Biology Jobs: http://www.BiologyJobs.com

U.S. Dept of Health & Human Services: http://www.hhs.gov/careers/

National Institute of Health: http://www.nih.gov;
For internships go to: http://www.training.nih.gov

Pfizer.com: http://www.pfizer.com/careers/find_career/find_career_pfizer.jsp

NASA - Science Jobs: http://nasajobs.nasa.gov/studentopps/

American Association of Zoo Keepers: http://www.aazk.org/

American Aquarium & Zoo Association: http://www.aza.org/

International Biometric Society: http://www.tibs.org/Interior.aspx

Association of American Medical Colleges: http://www.aamc.org

American Veterinary Medicine Medical Association: http://www.avma.org/

Job Watch–The Source for Clinical Research Jobs: http://www.centerwatch.com/careers/careers.html

Society for Integrative & Comparative Biology: http://www.sicb.org/careers/

Biogen.Com:http://www.biogenidec.com/careers.aspx?ID=11619

Ecoemploy: http://www.ecoemploy.com/jobs/

BioTechniques Journal: http://www.biotechniques.com/

Cell & Molecular Biology Online: http://www.cellbio.com/careers.html

Clontech Laboratories: http://www.clontech.com/

CuraGen Corporation http://www.curagen.com/careers.php

Max Planck Institute: 

National Science Foundation: http://www.nsf.gov/about/

Massachusetts Biotechnology Council Industry Directory: http://www.massbio.org/careers/search_jobs

Advanced Biotechnologies Inc.: http://www.abionline.com/

Alkermes: http://www.alkermes.com/

Marine Biological Laboratory: http://www.mbl.edu/hr/employment.html

New England Aquarium: http://www.neaq.org/get_involved/jobs/index.php

Careers in Biochemisty & Molecular Biology: http://www.asbmb.org/

Science Jobs: http://www.science-jobs.org/

American Academic of Forensic Science: http://www.aafs.org/

American Society of Microbiology: http://www.healthecareers.com/

Science Careers: http://recruit.sciencemag.org/

Careers in Marine Science: http://oceanlink.island.net/

Green Careers Guide: http://www.greencareersguide.com

Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution: http://www.whoi.edu/

Dolphin Research Center: http://www.dolphins.org/about_career_opportunities.php

Occupational Outlook Handbook–enter “BIOLOGY” in the search box: http://www.bls.gov/oco/

An international job board for research, science and higher education: http://www.researchgate.net/jobs/509_Molecular%20biology

Co-op/Internships and Summer Research Opportunities in the Life Sciences: http://people.rit.edu/gtfsbi/Symp/summer.htm