Selected Resources

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.
  • Offers basic information and news about bioethics.
  • Provides a list of job opportunities, industry news, blog and resources.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.