The resources below are a combination of general industry information as well as specific job and internship posting sites for this industry.
- 123 Genomics: Provides a wide variety of information relating to genomics and bioinformatics, including job-related links.
- Bioethics.com: Offers basic information and news about bioethics.
- Bioethics.net: Provides a list of job opportunities, industry news, blog and resources.
- Biohealthmatics.com: Searches over 150 job sites to pull together listings in biotech and bioinformatics. Also provides company profiles, a knowledge center and articles.
- Biology Jobs: Provides job listings for a wide range of biology related opportunities.
- Biology Jobs: Biology Jobs lists biology career opportunities across the U.S.
- BioSpace: A source of daily biotech and pharmaceutical news, company profiles and job listings.
- Career Cornerstone Center: Comprehensive lists of employers by scientific discipline, which can be a good starting point in a job search. In addition, there are career profiles of scientists currently in the field.
- hireBio: Offers pharmaceutical and biotechnology career information, job postings, industry news and research.
- LifeSciencesWorld: A directory of international links covering the fields of biotechnologies, including the latest biotechnology news and job vacancies. Information is provided on free biotechnology publications and upcoming events and conferences.
- MarineBio: Offers educational and career resources about Marine Biology.
- Medzilla: Provides job listings for health care, pharmaceutical and sciences.
- NatureJobs: Job listings, industry news and resources.
- New Scientist Jobs: Job listings, career advice and employer information.
- Science Magazine: Features jobs, employer profiles and links, and other resources such as the salary calculator.
- Science Jobs: Job listings in a variety of science disciplines and technology.
- SelectScience.net: This site for bio-scientists and laboratory personnel provides a wealth of information for laboratory professionals from all disciplines.
- The National Academies: Consists of the National Academy of Sciences, the National Academy of Engineering, the Institute of Medicine and the National Research Council. A comprehensive site for research in all of the sciences, internship and career information, articles and more.
- The Scientist: This industry web magazine offers news and career information.
- PostdocJobs.com: A leading source of postdoctoral opportunities, career tips, salary survey and more.
Selected Professional Associations
A professional association is an organization of people who have similar career interests. These membership-based organizations often offer a reduced rate for students that allow access to the many resources they provide. Professional association websites can also offer job/internship databases as well as opportunities to find mentors or other contacts.
- American Society for Clinical Laboratory Science (ASCLS): Promotes all aspects of clinical laboratory science practice, education and management.
- American Society for Biochemistry & Molecular Biology (ASBMB): Aims to advance the science of biochemistry and molecular biology.
- American Institute of Biological Sciences (AIBS): A nonprofit scientific association dedicated to advancing biological research and education.
- American Society for Cell Biology (ASCB): The Society's purpose is to promote and develop the field of cell biology.
- American Society for Microbiology (ASM): Members represent 26 disciplines of microbiological specialization plus a division for microbiology educators.
- Association of Clinical Research Professionals (ACRP): The primary resource for clinical research professionals in the pharmaceutical, biotechnology and medical device industries, and those in hospital, academic medical centers and physician office settings.
- Association of Science and Technology Centers (ASTC): Resource for science-center professionals, including a job bank, profiles of individuals in positions, professional conferences and other relevant information pertaining to 500+ international science centers.
- Association of Zoos and Aquariums (AZA): Sets industry standards and accredits zoos and aquariums nationwide.
- Biochemistry Society: Promotes the advancement of the molecular biosciences.
- Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO): The world's largest biotechnology organization, providing advocacy, business development and communications services.
- Botanical Society of America (BSA): A mission to "promote botany, the field of basic science dealing with the study and inquiry into the form, function, development, diversity, reproduction, evolution, and uses of plants and their interactions within the biosphere." The website includes job listings, resources and publication information.
- Ecological Society of America (ESA): A nonpartisan, nonprofit organization of scientists founded in 1915 to promote ecological science. Includes job and internship listings.
- National Science Foundation (NSF): An independent federal agency created by Congress in 1950 "to promote the progress of science; to advance the national health, prosperity, and welfare; to secure the national defense…"
- Society for Industrial Microbiology (SIM): Promotes the exchange of scientific information through its meetings and publications, and serves as liaison among the specialized fields of microbiology.
- Society for Integrative and Comparative Biology (SICB): Includes resources for students (including awards), job listings and publications (for members only).
- Society for Neuroscience (SfN): SfN is the world's largest organization of scientists and physicians devoted to advancing understanding of the brain and nervous system.