Cyber Village

Biology

Business/Industry

Some Areas of Specialization

  •  Technical and Pharmaceutical Sales
  •  Management
  •  Consulting
  •  Marketing

Where to Find Them:

  •  Manufacturing companies including:
  •  Pharmaceuticals
  •  Animal pharmaceuticals
  •  Laboratory equipment
  •  Medical supplies and prostheses
  •  Marketing firms
  •  Consulting firms

Ways to Prepare:

  •  Develop excellent communication and interpersonal skills 
  •  Demonstrate a high energy level. 
  •  Take courses in anatomy, pharmacology, and chemistry 
  •  Obtain sales experience and/or a business minor. 
  •  Join related student associations and hold leadership positions 
  •  Consider an MBA or Professional Science Master’s for advanced management and consulting opportunities.

Legislation/Law

Some Areas of Specialization

  •  Lobbying
  •  Regulatory Affairs
  •  Science Policy
  •  Patent Law
  •  Environmental Law

Where to Find Them:

  •  Federal and state government
  •  Law firms
  •  Large corporations 

Ways to Prepare:

  •  Acquire thorough knowledge of photographic procedures and technology.
  •  Take specific courses in biological, medical, and ophthalmic photography; courses in illustration and printing are also helpful.
  •  Develop strong writing skills and command of the English language.
  •  Take advanced courses in technical writing or journalism classes or consider a minor in either.
  •  Join professional associations like the National Association of Science Writers.
  •  Seek related volunteer or paid experiences with student/local publications to increase marketability.
  •  Obtain an advanced degree in scientific journalism.