Careers In Life Sciences

Learn more about specific careers in Life Sciences

Below is a list of more specific careers in the Life Sciences field. Click the links below for our detailed career guides in each specific area, complete with real-life job profiles (informational interviews) and all the details you'd want to know to learn if that career is right for you. 

About Life Sciences Careers

Life science is a division of the science and tech industry that focuses on studying and understanding living organisms like plants, animals and human beings. The life science industry typically consists of companies operating in the fields of pharmaceuticals, biotechnology, medical devices, biomedical technologies, nutraceuticals, cosmeceuticals, food processing and others that dedicate their efforts to creating products to improve the lives of organisms. As a result, the most typical life science careers include microbiologists, epidemiologists or pathologists.

The recent advancements of technology, the growing population and the development of diseases will continue to create a demand for life science personnel. As a result, there will be many interesting job opportunities in this field over the coming years.

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