Molecular Biology

Please visit the Department of Molecular Biology for more information about this major/concentration at Princeton University.

Post-Graduation Plans of Recent Molecular Biology Majors

Full-Time Employment

  • Analyst - Acumen, New York, NY
  • Logistics Management Trainee - Anheuser-Busch, St. Louis, MO
  • Scientific Data Management Specialist - A-TEK, Inc., Ellicott City, MD
  • Associate - Boston Consulting Group, Washington, DC
  • Research Technician - Memorial Sloan-Kettering, New York, NY
  • Research Assistant - California Pacific Medical Center, San Francisco, CA
  • Teacher - Teach For America, Oakland, CA
  • Analyst - Goldman Sachs, New York, NY
  • Consultant - IBM Global Business, Philadelphia, PA
  • Scientific Associate - D.E. Shaw Research, New York, NY

1-2 Year Post-Grad Options

  • Research Fellow - National Institute of Health, Framingham, MA
  • Research Associate - Pennsylvania Oncology Hematology Associates, Philadelphia, PA
  • Tutor - Blueprint Schools Network, Denver, CO
  • Teacher (Princeton in Africa) - Project Mercy, Yetebon, Ethiopia
  • Clinical Research Intern (Princeton Project 55) - UCSF Breast Care Center, San Francisco, CA
  • Regional Coordinator - Reach Out and Read of Greater New York, New York, NY
  • Paralegal (Princeton in Asia) - Orrick Herrington and Sutcliffe LLP, Hong Kong, China

Graduate and Professional School

  • Ph.D., Biochemistry - Duke University, Durham, NC
  • M.Phil., Neuroscience - University of Cambridge, Cambridge, UK
  • M.D. - Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD
  • M.D./Ph.D., Biomolecular Engineering - University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA
  • Ph.D., Oncobiology - Boston University, Boston, MA
  • M.S., Genetics and Cellular Biology - Autonomous University of Madrid, Spain
  • M.A., Biomedical Science - Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO
  • Ph.D., Linguistics - Cornell University, Ithaca, NY

Internships of Recent Molecular Biology Majors

  • Intern - Child Family Health International, La Paz, Ghana
  • Student Ambassador - Kaplan, Qingdao, China
  • Summer Business Analyst - McKinsey & Company, New York, NY
  • Summer Research Intern - Harvard University, Cambridge, MA
  • Grevy's Zebra Project Intern - African Wildlife Foundation, Wamba, Kenya
  • Digital Imaging Administration Staff - American College of Radiology Imaging Network, Philadelphia, PA
  • Lab Researcher - Elettra Synchrotron, Trieste, Italy
  • Summer Intern - National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD
  • Sumer Intern - The Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard, Cambridge, MA
  • Intern - Gene Therapeutics Research Institute, Los Angeles, CA
  • Research Assistant - New York Blood Center, New York, NY

Resources and Information Online

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. Often professional association websites offer job/internship databases as well as opportunities to find mentors or other contacts.