Science & Research

This Career Community is focused on the many different areas students can pursue in fields of science and research. Browse blogs for career advice, look at resources for job and internship leads and watch videos profiling unique roles and occupations.

10 Great Jobs for People With Biology Degrees—Because You Don’t Have to Be a Biologist

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If you have a biology degree—or you’re about to get one—you may feel like there are only a few jobs that you’re suited for, and almost all of them require further schooling. But as a biology major, you’re qualified for …

By Regina Borsellino
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Data Science Is a High-Paying, Fast-Growing Field—Here’s What You Need to Know About Entering It

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Ever wonder how Instagram knows exactly what ad to show you? Or how your supermarket keeps the right food in stock? It’s probably thanks to a data scientist.

You may have heard the words “data science” tossed around a lot …

By Natalie Morse
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9 Science Careers

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 DAWN ROSENBERG MCKAY

Original Article

Imagine a world without scientists. People who work in science careers are responsible for many of the things we, as a society, benefit from every day—ways to prevent and cure diseases, new technology, and …

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10 Great Jobs for People With Biology Degrees—Because You Don’t Have to Be a Biologist

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If you have a biology degree—or you’re about to get one—you may feel like there are only a few jobs that you’re suited for, and almost all of them require further schooling. But as a biology major, you’re qualified for …

By Regina Borsellino - The Muse
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Student Success Story: Patricka Williams-Simon

Student Success Story: Patricka Williams-Simon

When graduate students pursue their passions, everyone benefits

From MIZZOU magazine: Meet three doctoral students who are expanding human knowledge.

When growing up on the Caribbean island of Grenada, Patricka Williams-Simon dreamt of finishing high school, which would be a …

By Mizzou Magazine contributor
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Resources

The Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education is a U.S. Department of Energy asset that is dedicated to enabling …

For individuals seeking equity for women in science, engineering, technology and math, AWIS provides career development, networking, mentorship, and leadership …

Founded in 1977, growing the AISES membership above our current 5,900 individual members is key to achieving our mission. AISES …

The AAAS seeks to “advance science, engineering, and innovation throughout the world for the benefit of all people.”

The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine are the nation’s pre-eminent source of high-quality, objective advice on science, engineering, …

The Schlumberger Foundation is a nonprofit organization that supports science and technology education.

Seminars

SSC 1150: College Success Seminar

Prof. Jane Doe
This 2-credit hour course is intended to assist exploring students in making purposeful academic and life decisions that lead to…

SSC 2100: Career Explorations

Prof. Craig Benson
 The goal of this course is to help students explore what to major in, what they can do with their…

Business-Related Exploration Courses

Below are a list of introductory and exploration courses for students interested in Business and Commerce. This list is subject…

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