Because Cornell Biology majors are exceptionally educated and trained to ask probing questions, examine complex systems, and solve complicated problems they are well positioned to choose career paths in a variety of areas such as: health care, biotechnology, education, research, business, environmental management, entrepreneurship, science policy, and science writing and communication.
To get a snapshot of our Class of 2014, check out What Do Recent Biology Graduates Do After Graduation? One growing trend is the number of graduates who take a gap year or two before applying to graduate or medical school.
We encourage Biology majors to use the outstanding career planning services available at Cornell located in 3 career Services offices:
- College of Agriculture & Life Sciences Career Development – 140 Roberts Hall
- College of Arts & Sciences Career Services - 248 East Avenue
- Cornell Career Services – 103 Barnes Hall
During their first semester at Cornell, students should create a profile in Cornell Handshake in order to gain access to program announcements, services, and job/internship opportunities in career fields that are specifically interesting to them.