Ecology and Evolutionary Biology

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

Post-Graduation Plans of Recent EEB Majors

Full-Time Employment

  • Assistant Appraiser - Jacques O. Tuchler & Associates, Brooklyn, NY
  • Sales Associate - BrightEdge Technologies, San Mateo, CA
  • Environmental Planner - TERA Environmental Consultants, Calgary, Canada
  • Lab Technician - Johns Hopkins Medical Institute, Baltimore, MD
  • Technical Services - Epic Systems Corporation, Madison, WI
  • Analyst - Merrill Lynch, New York, NY
  • Science Teacher - Rabun Gap-Nacoochee School, Rabun Gap, GA
  • Research Assistant/Project Coordinator - Resources for the Future, New Deli, India
  • Physician Assistant - Cross Over Ministry, Richmond, VA
  • Clinical Research Coordinator - Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA

1-2 Year Post-Grad

  • Biology Teacher - Teach For America, San Francisco, CA
  • Luce Scholar - Center for Education and Development, Hanoi, Vietnam
  • Oceans Fellow - Environmental Defense Fund, San Francisco, CA
  • Teacher (Princeton in Asia) - Ngee Ann Polytechnic, Singapore
  • Clinical Research Assistant - University of San Francisco, San Francisco, CA
  • ORISE Program Intern - U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Washington, D.C.

Graduate and Professional Schools

  • M.S., Biotechnology - Georgetown University, Washington D.C.
  • M.A., Conservation Biology - Columbia University, New York, NY
  • Ph.D., Biology - University of Notre Dame, South Bend, IN
  • Ph.D., Microbiology - Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA
  • M.A., Ecology - University of California at Santa Cruz, CA
  • M.D. - Wake Forest University, Winston, Salem, NC
  • M.D. - Columbia University, New York, NY
  • M.D. - The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH
  • J.D. - New York University, New York, NY

Internships of Recent EEB Majors

  • Marine Biology Student - Bermuda Institute of Ocean Sciences (Bios), St. George
  • Green Economy Research Intern - Black Mesa Water Coalition, Flagstaff, AZ
  • Marketing and Development Intern - Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Dallas, Dallas, TX
  • Editorial and Multimedia Intern - Doctors Without Borders/Medecins Sans Frontieres Communications, New York, NY
  • Summer Research Assistant, Oceanography Department - Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL
  • Research Intern, Quality Research Center - Hospital for Special Surgery, New York, NY
  • Summer Student, Kenneth Paigen Lab - Jackson Laboratory, Bar Harbor, ME
  • Education Intern, Education Outreach Department - Maryland Zoo in Baltimore, Baltimore, MD
  • Communications and Evaluation Intern - Mexican Institute for Family and Population Research (IMIFAP), Mexico City
  • La Selva Biological Station Researcher - Organization for Tropical Studies, Puerto Viejo de Sarapiquí, Costa Rica

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.